Discussion Question #2:
After reading and reviewing Chapter 7 & 8; Answer the following questions in detail:
- A physical therapy organization serves a diverse community in the inner city of Boston which consists of African American, CapeVerdean, and Hispanic members. The physical therapists, of which the majority are White, are concerned because they know little about the cultures of the groups with which they are working. What should be an important step for physical therapists in terms of preparing to receive cultural competence training?
- A training session is provided for health professionals on the need for linguistic competence in working in non-English-speaking communities. Upon completion of the training the audience members are encouraged to contact the trainer if they have questions or feedback. What additional steps should the trainer take to acquire feedback from the participants? Why?
- Explain the importance of evaluating training programs for health professionals in a minimum of 300 words.