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Supporting Diverse Families

Supporting ESL Families
Presents information on working and communicating with Limited English Proficient (LEP) families. Topics include strategies for managing common cross-cultural communication challenges, understanding cultural diversity within families, building trust and working effectively with interpreters.

Engaging Every Family: Partnering with Families of Diverse Cultures
Demonstrates how understanding one’s own culture and diversity is the basis for building culturally sensitive and responsive relationships with others. Provides guidance on how professionals can build their cultural awareness and competency skills in working with diverse families.

Increasing Cultural Competence
Explores the process of becoming more culturally competent by reviewing cultural awareness and sensitivity and addressing aspects of surface and deep culture. Topics include valuing cultural diversity and building skills to understand, communicate with and build positive relationships with diverse families.