An Introduction to the Developmental Model of Intercultural Sensitivity (DMIS). Workshop for G.R.A.C.E. Summit with Meck Groot, Justice Ministries Coordinator CLARA BARTON AND MASSACHUSETTS BAY DISTRICTS May 18, 2013. Navigating Difference in the Beloved Community.
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An Introduction to the Developmental Model of Intercultural Sensitivity (DMIS)
Workshop for G.R.A.C.E. Summit with Meck Groot, Justice Ministries Coordinator
CLARA BARTON AND MASSACHUSETTS BAY DISTRICTS
May 18, 2013
Navigating Difference in the Beloved Community
Culture:“the way we do things around here”
Layers of Culture
Dress, food, housing, artifacts, etc.
Words, “frames,” naming
Purpose, meaning, cosmology, interpretation, theories, why, relationships, notions of the sacred
Developmental Model ofIntercultural Sensitivity (DMIS)
Primary emotion: indifference
Primary emotion: fear / anger
Primary emotion: shame
As manifested in a marginalized group
As manifested in a dominant group
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There’s a place for everyone.
Primary emotion: tolerance
"We Are All One” by Dawn Jones
Primary emotion: curiosity
Primary emotion: flexibility / tolerance for ambiguity
Intercultural Competence is…
Key Intercultural Skills
PLATINUM RULE: Do unto others as they would have done unto themselves.
Navigating Differences of Culture