What is the first step in developing cultural competence?

Developing cultural awareness is often the first step in working with young people and families. This involves learning about the cultural norms, values, beliefs and practices of the CLD communities that your agency services. Workers should find out about the: languages spoken within these communities.

What is the goal of cultural competence?

Cultural competence seeks to identify and understand the needs and help-seeking behaviors of individuals and families. Cultural competence seeks to design and implement services that are tailored or matched to the unique needs of individuals, children and families.

Which of the following interpreter roles offers a cultural framework for understanding the message being interpreted?

cultural broker – provides a cultural framework for understanding the message being interpreted.

How do you teach cultural competence?

  1. Why Culture Competence Needs to Be Developed in Schools?
  2. Facilitate Critical Reflection.
  3. Teach the Importance of Respecting Everyone.
  4. Put the Library to Good Use.
  5. Talk about Cultural Norms.
  6. Take into Consideration Individual Learners.
  7. Employ Intercultural Communication Skills.
  8. Create a Conducive Environment.

Which of the following is an example of a high cultural competency activity?

Which of the following is an example of a high cultural competency activity? Advocating for better language access services for culturally diverse patients.

What cultural competence means to me?

Cultural competence is the ability to understand, communicate with and effectively interact with people across cultures. Cultural competence encompasses: being aware of one’s own world view. developing positive attitudes towards cultural differences.

How can you show cultural sensitivity?

5 steps anyone can take to become more culturally sensitive

  1. Be aware of why you want to learn more about other cultures.
  2. Educate yourself on intercultural communication.
  3. Become aware of your own culture and biases.
  4. Let go of any ethnocentric beliefs.
  5. Ask questions during intercultural exchanges!

Which of the following is a barrier to accessing oral health care?

In the case of dental care, the most common barriers are financial hardship, geographic location, pressing health needs and poor oral health literacy. Language, education, cultural and ethnic barriers may compound the problem.

What is the difference between cultural competence and cultural safety?

Cultural safety takes us beyond cultural awareness and the acknowledgement of difference. Cultural safety helps us to understand the limitations of cultural competence, which focuses on the skills, knowledge, and attitudes of practitioners.

What is oral health literacy?

ADA policy defines oral health literacy as the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate oral health decisions.

Why are oral skills necessary for health literacy?

ADA policy defines oral health literacy as the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate oral health decisions. It also recognizes that by improving health literacy, patients are better stewards of their own health.

Why is it important to be culturally competent in health care?

(1) A culturally competent health care system can help improve health outcomes and quality of care, and can contribute to the elimination of racial and ethnic health disparities.

What are oral health disparities?

Oral health disparities refers to the existence of differences in the incidence, prevalence, mortality, and burden of oral diseases and other adverse health conditions, as well as the use of health care services, among specific population groups in the United States.

Why is cultural sensitivity important?

Cultural sensitivity is important because it allows us to effectively function in other cultures, allows us to respect and value other cultures, and can reduce cultural barriers between professionals and their patients.