Embedding intercultural competence development in the psychology curriculum

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Abstract

Psychology educators recognize the importance of preparing graduates who are interculturally competent. This article outlines and reflects on teaching practices intended to embed intercultural awareness and skills in a health psychology curriculum. It includes descriptions of activities consisting of tutorials involving a schematic approach to mapping intercultural interactions for stress reduction and health communication and a reflective learning journal on culture and health.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)365-369
Number of pages5
JournalPsychology Learning and Teaching
Volume11
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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In: Psychology Learning and Teaching, Vol. 11, No. 3, 2012, p. 365-369.

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