Aug 28, 2013

Join us for a talk about working with diversity & cultural differences with our caregivers


Join us for a talk about working with diversity & cultural differences with our caregivers

Calgary Workforce Council is hosting a focus group for persons with developmental disabilities

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Disability Action Hall 

219, 18 Street SE

5:30 to 7:30 pm

Food is provided*, 

Call 403.717.7630 or email actionhall@calgaryscope.org 


Join us for a talk for people with developmental disabilities[i] with the Calgary Workforce Council[ii]

We will talk about: 

  • How do different cultures, languages, beliefs and values between you and your worker affect the support you get? 
  • What are some good ways to help and learn more about each other when you and your worker are from different cultures or speak a different language?
  • What are some ways to stop racism & show respect for each other?
  • What works well when you and your worker do not understand what the other person is saying?
  • What are some ways we can learn more about each other’s culture?

*Please call before Wednesday, September 4th to make sure we have enough food).MAP: We are located at 219, 18 Street SE (Mayland Industrial Park) on the corner of 18 Street and Centre Ave, close to bus route 33 or 27 and Barlow Max Bell LRT. (Alberta Council of Disability Services sponsors the focus group).






[i] A friend, family member or your worker is welcome to come with you too!
[ii] The focus group is sponsored by Alberta Council of Disability Services

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