Attention! There is significant road construction on 23rd Ave S next to SOWA's Seattle office. Southbound traffic and bus routes 4 & 48 are detoured.
Metro routes 4 & 48 detours. Construction updates.
Home Seattle & King Co. Cultural Responsiveness (Seattle, Dec 4)

Cultural Responsiveness (Seattle, Dec 4)

STARS Credits: 3

This offering trains professionals to understand and implement the guiding principles of Cultural Responsiveness: Quality programs respect and are responsive to the diversity of program participants, their families, and community. 


  • Define terms of power, privilege, equality and equity issues that impact youth;
  • Learn the characteristics of inclusive, welcoming, and respectful environments for all youth;
  • Begin recognizing best practice behaviors;
  • Discuss ways to incorporate aspects of Cultural Competency and Responsiveness into your program. 

About the Instructor

Attend for Free: Licensed School-Age Care Scholarship

Thanks to our partnership with the Department of Early Learning (DEL), scholarships are available to providers working in licensed school-age programs to attend this workshop. Qualifying attendees will receive 3 STARS Credits.

If you work in a licensed school-age care program, you can fill out this form to receive a scholarship code that will allow you to attend all of our STARS-approved workshops at no cost to you.

Apply for Licensed School-Age Care Scholarship »

Intended Audience

This workshop is recommended for Levels 1-3 (intermediate) Child and Youth Development Professionals and will focus on Content Area IX: Cultural Competence and Responsiveness in the Washington State Core Competencies for Child and Youth Development Professionals.

Most SOWA workshops and webinars are STARS approved. Classes fill quickly and registrations are processed in the order received. Your registration is not complete until payment is received. If you have a question regarding payment, please contact Nerrisah Townsend at ntownsend [at] or (206) 336-6903.

SOWA reserves the right to cancel any training event two business days prior to the event. In case of cancellation, registrants will be notified and registration fees refunded. If you cannot attend a training event, we will refund your registration fees only if we are contacted at least two business days prior to the event. Otherwise, no refunds will be given.