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Cultural Awareness in Youth Sport

Cultural Awareness in Youth Sport

$ 24.95

Language: English.

Course Duration: 1 Hour.

Upon completion, participants will receive a certificate of eLearning completion and 1 National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) Professional Development (PD) Point (if applicable).

Sport offers many opportunities to meet people and learn about various cultures. This course on Cultural Awareness in Youth Sport examines the basic concept of culture and provides sport leaders with practical ways to model cultural awareness to youth players.

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the concept of culture and recognize the ways that culture shapes our values, beliefs, and actions.
  • Understand the role of religion and culture in our beliefs and actions.
  • Describe strategies that can be used to improve communication with ethnocultural communities.
  • Define and understand the application of terms: racism, stereotypes, prejudice, discrimination, and systemic racism/discrimination.
  • Identify various ways of involving youth participants in developing cultural awareness.

This course has been developed by Brock University's Centre for Sport Capacity and Sport for Life.