Janice Peterson

Janice Peterson

I’ve been asked a few times throughout my career, in different organisations, by more than one person, “What ARE you?!” I think being naturally curious about someone’s ethnicity is a really wonderful thing, it’s a beautiful thing. I know it comes from a good place, but I’d advice if you ARE curious about someone’s background […]

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Cultural Competency and Relevance in Brain Injury Rehab

Cultural Competency and Relevance in Brain Injury Rehab

We just talked about a whole lot of different levels of causality of an auto accident or a brain injury. At the same level there are a whole lot of different levels of causality or difficulties with regard to cultural competence and cultural accessibility of rehabilitation. There’s the individual level that we were talking about, […]

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Ethnocentrism | Wikipedia audio article

Ethnocentrism | Wikipedia audio article

Ethnocentrism is the act of judging another culture based on preconceptions that are found in values and standards of one’s own culture. Ethnocentric behavior involves judging other groups relative to the preconceptions of one’s own ethnic group or culture, especially regarding language, behavior, customs, and religion. These aspects or categories are distinctions that define each […]

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Cultural competence | Wikipedia audio article

Cultural competence | Wikipedia audio article

Intercultural competence is a range of cognitive, affective, and behavioural skills that lead to effective and appropriate communication with people of other cultures. Effective intercultural communication relates to behaviors that culminate with the accomplishment of the desired goals of the interaction and all parties involved in the situation. Appropriate intercultural communication includes behaviors that suit […]

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[한글자막] My Cultural Identity? | Discussion on Culture

[한글자막] My Cultural Identity? | Discussion on Culture

So I am wearing This Link (Legend of Zelda) shirt Because it’s the only Nintendo shirt I have here, I think In honor of the recent release of the new Super Smash Brothers (game) on Nintendo Switch I don’t even even have a Nintendo Switch I should probably get one soon Hey, it’s me, Abby […]

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How immigrants and their children affect the US economy | Robert Kaplan

GDP is comprised of growth in the workforce and then growth in productivity. So if you have slowing workforce growth that tells you that’s going to create a real headwind for GDP growth. It means that if you’re going to have more than sluggish GDP growth, you’re going to need more growth from productivity. Immigrants […]

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