As Aotearoa’s demographic continues to change and grow, building on your cultural intelligence is an important step in creating safe, collegial and inclusive workplaces. This workshop can help participants to develop skills to effectively collaborate, build relationships, and navigate differences. For client-focused learning, see Enhancing Skills to Ensure Safe and Supportive Client-Focused Relationships.
Increase your understanding and appreciation for cultural difference
Explore ways of building relationships and working well together with colleagues whose ideas and beliefs may differ to your own
Develop your skills in how to navigate differences respectfully
Explore concrete strategies for developing safe, collegial and inclusive workplaces
Develop an individual action plan to examine and respond to your diverse workplace
Working within communities
Applying law, policy and practice
Maintaining professional and personal development
Chris is a registered nurse by profession with a background in mental health. She has over 25 years' experience in health/disability sectors. Her education portfolio includes mental health, disability, ethics and boundaries, communication and de-escalation, collaborative note writing, and culturally safe practice. Her PhD explored the mental health inpatient experiences of people with intellectual disability and she continues to publish on this and other topics including cultural diversity/cultural safety. She is currently Director and primary Consultant for ‘Pumahara Consultants, Personal and Professional Development Specialists’ and holds an Honorary Senior Lecturer role with The University of Queensland as well as other teaching roles with Universities around New Zealand and Australia.
Workshop Type: Introductory | Workshop Level: Four
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