Supporting personal & professional growth.
Workshops on the Mexican Culture
with Myra Walden
Understand the Mexican family hierarchy and intervene accordingly
Learn specific strategies to increase treatment efficacy and enhance outreach efforts
Identify ways to enhance Mexican children's self-esteem thus enhancing scholastic achievement
Learn to connect with Mexican students' parents, thus increasing cooperation and engagement
Identify the four necessary and sufficient conditions of effective cross-cultural work
Effective cross-cultural work entails a solid understanding of the client's culture. During workshops on the Mexican culture, participants learn about the values that motivate many Mexican people, beliefs that inform their behavior, social factors that impact their emotional well being, and more. Social service professionals can deepen understanding of their Mexican clients and take tools to implement a culturally-sensitive approach in their work with them. Upon attendance to these workshops, counselors have attested to greater efficacy and a higher treatment follow-through rate. Teachers comment on the relevance of the information in their work with Mexican students. They come away with greater empathy for their Mexican students and concrete strategies to become more effective educators.