In order to increase our cultural competency, we must increase awareness of cultural encounters. In other words, take a step back and, without judgement, simply observe yourself during cultural encounters.
reflect on a cultural encounter you experienced this past week. Give a brief description of the interaction and comment on what you noticed about your thoughts, emotions, and behaviors
Cultural competency can be defined from two co-joined words. That is, culture and competence. It remains undisputable that culture refers to integrated patterns of human behavior and this incorporates the social, economic and political dimensions of the society. Competence on the other hand refers to the ability to function effectively