On-Demand Workshops

Diversity and Culture

Strategies for Working with Differences

$129.00
4.5

Continuing Education
Credit Hours (CEC)

When diversity and cultural differences lead to misunderstandings or distrust, they are often viewed as challenges to manage within our work environments. However, they are better viewed as valuable assets to organizational health. This workshop examines specific elements of diversity and culture as they relate to communicating, power differentials, and experiences of discrimination. Participants will learn strategies for working with differences and promoting inclusion in the workplace.

Trainer: David Jung,

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this workshop, participants should be able to:

  • To define diversity, equity, inclusion, and exclusion
  • To describe how conflict, culture, and diversity relate
  • To define cultural competence, and communication across differences
  • To name the dynamics of power, bias, and discrimination
  • To explore rights, organizational considerations, responsibilities, and strategies

Some of the Topics Reviewed

  • What is Meant by Diversity?
  • What is the Difference Between Equity and Equality?
  • Inclusion and Exclusion Dynamics
  • Language Considerations – How We Talk
  • Cultural Context Model
  • Culture Differences and Conflict
  • Communicating Across Difference
  • Culture and the Dynamics of Power
  • Discrimination and Rights
  • Organizational Strategies and Remedies

Target Audience

This is an intermediate level workshop applicable to both leaders and employees.

Trainer: David Jung

David has provided leadership for various non-profit organizations for over 25 years. He has a degree in Philosophy, a diploma in Counselling, a Master of Arts in Christian Counselling, as well as certifications in Conflict Resolution and Mediation. In addition to training with ACHIEVE, he works as ACHIEVE’s Training and Development Specialist. In this role, David provides support to other trainers and ensures that training material reflects the current research in the field and is consistent with ACHIEVE’s core beliefs. He also works in the field of mediation where he volunteers as a Mediator for the court diversion program in Manitoba. In whatever role David finds himself, his passion for motivating people to continue their personal journey of learning and growth shines through. David believes that no matter what our role is in the workplace, we can all continue to grow in our skills to improve our own life and to help improve the lives of others. As a trainer, he is known for his dynamic workshop facilitation that combines humour and real-world application.

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