Cultural Competency and Historical Trauma

This course is scheduled for June 11 (9:00–11:00am PT).

Cultural competency is the ability to interact with people across cultures in an effective and respectful manner. It includes knowing and reflecting on the cultural values, beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors of yourself and others’. This web conference covers skills to communicate, collaborate, and achieve desired goals in cross-cultural situations; tribal relations is highlighted and used to illustrate real-life examples in the transporatation field. The course fee is $20.

Learning objectives for this course include: 

  • Define Historical Trauma;
  • List dimensions of culture;
  • List 3 Tips to make education and programs culturally relevant;
  • Identify the most vital component when understanding your audience.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for instructors, supervisors, leadership, program coordinators/specialists in a variety of transportation fields who want to make their programs culturally sensitive to reach a targeted audience.

Course Instructor

Carrie Brown, MSML has 15 years of experience in public health and human services. She holds a BA in Psychology and Anthropology from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and a Master of Science in Management and Leadership from Western Governor’s University. Carrie has served communities as a Director of Human Services, Tribal Health and Human Services Director, Safety Circuit Rider, and currently, as the Director of the Nevada LTAP under Applied Pavement Technology. Her expertise is in training delivery with a focus on cultural sensitivity. Her mission is to empower Nevada agencies to support and strengthen their communities through transportation countermeasures and safety initiatives.


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The non-refundable/non-transferable registration fee is $20 and is payable by check or credit card. Payment must be received prior to the first day of class.

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If paying by check, forward your enrollment email to whomever completes training purchases.  Checks should be sent with a copy of your registration reservation email to Applied Pavement Technology, Inc., Airport Plaza Office Building, 1755 E. Plumb Lane, Suite 264, Reno, Nevada 89502, Attn: Tracey Smith.

For questions, please call 217-693-3290 or email [email protected].

Cultural Competency