Communicating with Families Across Cultures

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As the student population in American schools becomes increasingly diverse, educators and student support staff must become culturally responsive. Our goal as educators is to create a supportive, safe and engaging environment for all students, regardless of their cultural background.  The challenge becomes how to communicate with students and families from varied multicultural viewpoints and convey the importance of children’s emotional health and accessing mental healthcare services without crossing cultural boundaries. We will explore the varied cultural norms and discuss effective ways to communicate with students and families to ensure students receive the assistance they need. We will also focus on how educators can effectively meet the needs of students who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender as well as their parent's needs.

The workshop will be presented by Nate Terrell, LCSW
Nate Terrell received his Masters Degree from the Jane Addams School of Social Work at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1982 and licensure in clinical social work from New Jersey in 1994.   For the past 30 years, he and his wife, Dr. Anita Foeman, have provided training on a wide variety of topics including promoting diversity and achieving cross-cultural understanding, eliminating bullying, creating peaceful schools, principle-centered leadership, conflict resolution and team building through their company, Organizational Growth.

Nate also teaches Interpersonal Communication at Temple University and has a private therapy practice at his home office in Mullica Hill, New Jersey. His new book, Achieving Self-Compassion: Giving Yourself the Gifts of Happiness and Inner Peace is in the process of being published.  More information about Nate Terrell can be found at www.organizationalgrowth.com and www.achievingselfcompassion.com.


Audience: All K-12 Educators
Workshop Code: F18027
Dates: Wednesday November 15, 2017

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $178 OR 7 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Nate Terrell
Location: SRI & ETTC - Meeting Rooms 107A - 109A

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