Diversity and difference in communication
Diversity and difference in communication

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Diversity and difference in communication

Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of competing perspectives on issues of communication, difference and diversity

  • demonstrate an understanding of the ways in which issues of ethnicity, gender and disability impact on interpersonal communication in care services

  • apply ideas about communication and difference to everyday interactions in health and social care contexts

  • analyse the ways in which ideas about difference can both reflect and reproduce inequalities between groups in the context of care services

  • identify strategies for working with difference and diversity in the context of challenging discrimination in health and social care contexts.

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