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Cultural Sensitivity: Working with Arab Americans

“The single story creates stereotypes, and the problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue, but that they are incomplete. They make one story become the only story.” -Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Description

This workshop focuses on understanding Arab culture, religion, values and norms. Group will learn how these factors influence communication and relationships within the Arab community and beyond. The workshop will include time to address concerns and explore alternative ideas to build positive perspectives and connection with Arabs.

Key Takeaways

1. Gain an understanding of the Arab community, especially in Westlake

2. Discuss entitlement, discrimination, compassion and cultural humility

3. Learn culturally sensitive strategies for engaging the Arab community

Earlier Event: April 7
I AM Joy Workshop
Later Event: May 8
Patient Centered Communication