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Communication Skills - Communication across cultural and social differences

Culture, identity and personal beliefs have a profound impact on the content and process of communication. When people from different cultures, backgrounds or belief systems communicate, it is easy for misunderstandings to arise. This resource uses five case scenarios to provide examples of the kinds of challenges and dilemmas social workers experience as they communicate across social and cultural divides. This resource will further your understanding of: the impact of identity, beliefs and culture on the process of communication the importance of sensitivity to issues of culture, identity and belief in communication the kinds of dilemmas that arise in communication across cultural and social divides. 20-30 min

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Contributor
Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE)
Organisation
Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE)
Version
1
Owner/Publisher
Health Education England - North ~ T1510