Cultural Competency: Knowledge Skills Abilities
February 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
This workshop focuses on the integration of cultural competency knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Participants will engage in activities designed to practice and evaluate their cultural competency knowledge, skills, and abilities. Continual professional development strategies and resources are shared.
Program Consultant – Cultural Competency Trainer
Hixon also works as a Youth Program Consultant throughout the state and nationally. He has developed and implemented 3 nationally recognized prevention programs. He has an undergraduate degree in Social Work and a master’s degree in business administration.
He has over 25 years of experience working with youth and families in rural, urban and suburban areas. He has been an adjunct faculty at Virginia Commonwealth University, served on United Way’s Family, Youth and Children Action Council and Virginia Union University’s Social Work Advisory Board both for 20 years. He is a national Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) Instructor, a national Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Trainer (SAPST), and is a state certified Cultural Competency Trainer. He is very committed to working with youth and families and those who impact their lives.
Event registration for this Empower Series Workshop has been closed due to reaching it’s capacity limit.