Developing cultural competence is a process that takes training, practice, experience and time. Follow the process to a successful outcome.

First Step: Recognition

Recognize that cultures differ
Realize that more knowledge is valuable

Second Step: Research

Research available resources
Determine who can best meet your needs

Third Step: Selection

Select a standard program
Request a custom program

Fourth Step: Participation

Participate in culture training sessions
Learn practical information

Final Step: Success

Succeed in your role
Apply what you have learned
Share with others