Cultural Competence CEU: Inclusion Matters: Mastering “People-first” Language

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 09/27/2017
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location
Covenant Home of Chicago

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Inclusion Matters

Mastering “People-first” Language

WHEN: September 27, 2017 at 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Check-in begins at 5:30 p.m. Dinner and drinks will be served.

WHERE: Covenant Home of Chicago, 2720 W. Foster Ave, Chicago, IL 60625

RSVP: Marianna Vitkova at marianna.vitkova@cmsschicago.org or 773-596-2292

Presented by Dr. Kate Webster, Breaking Thru Barriers

Are you paying attention to how the words you use affect others? Diversity makes up the fabric of who we are. Mastering “people-first” language, or language focusing on the person and not their differences, allows you to gain a deeper cultural understanding of those in your care.

At this free event, you will learn how to:

  • Define “people-first” language and its connection to person-centered care.
  • Move beyond unconscious bias and use inclusive language.
  • Celebrate diversity in healthcare settings.

One cultural competence continuing education credit is available to social workers who attend.

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