Podcast 06: Cultural intelligence

Australia is well known for its cultural diversity. Cultural intelligence can play an important role in our work and daily life.

This podcast covers some tips for increasing your cultural intelligence. In this Skills for Support Workers episode we discuss:

– What is cultural diversity? (03:00)
– Tips for support workers to understand diversity. (05:28)
– Why having a good understanding of your values is important to achieve cultural intelligence. What are your Core versus flex values? (08:48)
– Blind spots (12:25)
– Understanding the four aspects of cultural intelligence: CQ drive, CQ knowledge, CQ plan and CQ action (13:37)

Ellen, Trainer and Project Manager, ermha365
Dr Tom Verghese, Principal, Cultural Synergies

This podcast series is part of the Developing the growing new NDIS (psychosocial disability) Workforce Project supported by the Victorian Government.