Introduction to Module IV: Essential Connections: Ten Keys to Culturally Sensitive Child Care
A PITC Training Session
Session Format: Panel presentation, large group, 80-160 participants, 2-hour session, lecture, DVD, discussion
A panel of PITC faculty share personal experiences that inform their work and relate to their expertise in cultural sensitivity and competence. After introducing themselves and telling their personal stories, the panelists show the DVD Essential Connections: Ten Keys to Culturally Sensitive Child Care and respond to questions and comments from the participants. The DVD presents five keys that help infant/toddler care programs implement culturally responsive care and five keys infant care teachers can use to support their efforts to become more aware their own and others’ cultural perspectives as well as to work through cultural conflicts and misunderstandings.
Related Module(s):
IV Culture, Family, and Providers
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Article From Safe Spaces to Brave Spaces A New Way to Frame Dialogue Around Diversity and Social Justice
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Article Part III: Understanding Contemporary Families and Households
Article The Cultural Responsiveness and Dual Language Education Project
Article Very Young Children In Lesbian- And Gay-Headed Families: Moving Beyond Acceptance
Article What If All the Children in My Class Are White? Historical and Research Background
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Guide Infant/Toddler Caregiving: A Guide to Culturally Sensitive Care, Second Edition
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Handout Culture and Child Care
Handout Guidelines for Interactions During Identity Stories
Handout Introduction to Module IV
Handout Linking the PITC Trainer Institute Sessions to Head Start Program Performance Standards and Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework
Handout Questions Commonly Asked about the DVD, Essential Connections: Ten Keys to Culturally Sensitive Care
Handout Resource List
Handout Story Starters
Manual Trainer's Manual Module IV: Culture, Family and Providers
PowerPoint Identity Development in Infants
DVD Essential Connections: Ten Keys to Culturally Sensitive Child Care
Video Mag Essential Connections: Ten Keys to Culturally Sensitive Child Care