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Cultural Competency Trainings & Workshops

Multicultural Center, Student Engagement

Multicultural Programming

Groups Served
Collegiate, Graduate, Postbaccalaureate

Program Website
Visit the Program Website

Contact Information
Britto, William
wbritto@gsu.edu
404-413-1584

Address
55 Gilmer Street
Atlanta, GA 30303

Campus
Atlanta

Funding

Institutional Funding (e.g., President's Office, Provost Office, College or Academic Unit, Departmental Funding)

Overview

The Multicultural Center’s Cultural Competency Trainings & Workshops are designed to engage, equip, challenge and support the GSU community in being a more inclusive campus. transformative dialogue related to diversity, equity and inclusion. Our goal is to encourage emerging leaders to be agents of change on our campus, in communities and the world beyond.

Benefits

1. Cultural Competency
2. Identity Awareness
3. Cultural Understanding
4. College To Career Skills

Supplemental Materials

Not Applicable

Discipline Focus
Not discipline specific (University-Wide)

Diversity Group ( Social Identity)
Other, All of the Above

Race/Ethnic Group
Other, All of the Above

Program, Initiative, Policy or Sponsored Award Category

Priority 2: Multicultural Programming

Established
08/06/2015

Number Served
2001-2500

Research Routines, Responsibilities and Activities

Cultural competency training (workshop, certificate, course), Celebrations of diverse groups (e.g. Black history, Asian American/ Pacific Islander Heritage, etc.)

Additional Research Components, Roles and Responsibilities

Workshops and Trainings provide cultural competency to students who participate.

Self-efficacy Emphasis

Workshops & Trainings

Acknowledgement/Affirmation of Identity, Strengths, Needs

Workshops and Trainings provide cultural competency to students who participate.

Examples of Inclusionary Practices and Activities

Specialized Pedagogical practices (e.g. multicultural teaching practices; usage of gender pronouns)), Specialized Curricula/Workshops (e.g. training for participants, directors and/or faculty on imposter syndrome, implicit bias, microaggressions), Creation of a Safe space/ climate/environment

Participant Empowerment

Knowledge transfer to the community (e.g., parents, peers, stakeholders)

Mentoring Components

Mentoring is not used in our program

Opportunities to Privilege Voice

Participants are encouraged to express their points of view, personal experiences and knowledge about the material being presented.

Evaluation Methods

average attendance to events, external review/evaluation, program survey(s)

Anticipated Participant Outcomes

attendance, increasing academic skill area (s),Other

Other: Gaining knowledge of cultural differences and societal awareness

Outcome Milestones

Building community, sense of belonging, increased academic skills, critical awareness, identity development

Key Performance Indicators

Event Attendance, survey ratings and evaluation, professor feedback

Program, Initiative, Policy or Sponsored Award Category

Priority 2: Multicultural Programming

Established
08/06/2015

Number Served
2001-2500

Research Routines, Responsibilities and Activities

Cultural competency training (workshop, certificate, course), Celebrations of diverse groups (e.g. Black history, Asian American/ Pacific Islander Heritage, etc.)

Additional Research Components, Roles and Responsibilities

Workshops and Trainings provide cultural competency to students who participate.

Please describe how your program addresses self-efficacy (one's beliefs in their own ability to execute behaviors necessary to perform) in its participants?

Workshops & Trainings

How does your program acknowledge or affirm individuals’ different identities, strengths, or needs?

Workshops and Trainings provide cultural competency to students who participate.

Inclusionary practices/activities utilized in your program:

Specialized Pedagogical practices (e.g. multicultural teaching practices; usage of gender pronouns)), Specialized Curricula/Workshops (e.g. training for participants, directors and/or faculty on imposter syndrome, implicit bias, microaggressions), Creation of a Safe space/ climate/environment

Participant Empowerment

Knowledge transfer to the community (e.g., parents, peers, stakeholders)

Mentoring Components

Mentoring is not used in our program

Opportunities to Privilege Voice

Participants are encouraged to express their points of view, personal experiences and knowledge about the material being presented.

Evaluation methods are used to substantiate the program’s outcomes:

average attendance to events, external review/evaluation, program survey(s)

Anticipated participant outcomes for your program:

attendance, increasing academic skill area (s),Other

Other: Gaining knowledge of cultural differences and societal awareness