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Cultural Adaptation Navigator Seminars

Want to boost your Latino(a) outreach efforts? Wonder how to best serve youth with Autism at camp? Do you ever wonder if you have a culture or roots? Consider requesting a Cultural Adaptation Navigator Seminar for this year.

If you are looking to build more cultural self-awareness or awareness of other cultural groups while fitting the training into a busy workday, these seminars are customizable and typically 1-2 hours in length. They are offered via Zoom video conferencing or in-person depending on the length of the workshop and the county or district's needs.

Seminar facilitators include professionals from K-State Research and Extension as well as subject matter experts at Kansas State University, the local community, and beyond. Please refer to the attached document for seminar information. 

Some of the topics include but are not limited to:

  • Understanding Culture and the Self
  • Examining Our Fundamental Beliefs (Indigenous, Latino, Asian, African American & LGBTQ+ cultures are explored)
  • Autism and ADHD Toolkit
  • The Culture of Poverty: from Self to Community
  • Professional and Ethical Decision Making
  • Implicit Bias & Debiasing Strategies
  • The Intercultural Development Inventory
  • A Roadmap for Working with Latino Audiences
  • Examining Your Allyship - LGBTQ+ Focus
  • Social Justice Conversations (Race/Ethnicity, Socio-Economic Status, Disability/Ability Status, Gender, LGBTQ+)
  • Becoming a Multicultural Educator Makes Sense in Today's World

To sign up or request a customized training, contact Aliah Mestrovich Seay at aliah@ksu.edu or 620-290-1622.