The Role of Culture and Self-Awareness in Interpersonal Communication
Prepare for next weekâ€™s assignment by reading through and making note of the required elements in the Week Two Assignment. Note, there will be three steps to completing the five-page written assignment. Each step should be a separate, identifiable section of your paper. You will use Chapters 2, 3, 4, and 5 in the textbook and other relevant resources.
This week you should pay close attention to Chapter 2 and Chapter 3 content and reflect on the following:
- The impact of culture on communication.
- Strategies you can use to demonstrate cultural sensitivity when working in human services settings.
- Your own other-orientation, as described in the textbook, as one measure of self-awareness.
- Your own personal communication strengths and growth.
- How having a strong other-orientation might be helpful for interpersonal communication in human services.
- How both culture and self-awareness may be critical in interpersonal communication in human services.