Teaching Culturally sensitive care for social and health care professionals

The course enables VET and adult education trainers to design their own intercultural training course in the context of social and health care institutions.


Course Venue

Göttingen, Germany

Potential Participants


Course Duration (in days)


Next Available Course
From 02. Dec 2024
To 06. Dec 2024

Organised by

blinc eG


English , German


The course includes the following modules: 1. Culture, Diversity & Raising Awareness 2. Intercultural Communication 3. Eating, Drinking, Celebrating, Fasting 4. Aging, Dying, Death 5. Body, Gender, Sex, Intimacy 6. Pregnancy, Parenthood, Children, Family Structures 7. Disability, Psychology & Mental Problems 8. Dealing with Pain 9. Working in Culturally Diverse Teams 10. Creating own Learning Materials 11.   Validation of Intercultural Training Each module goes along with some background information, learning activities and good practice examples. Material will be provided to be used in your own trainings. At the end of the course you will design your own training offer adapted to the needs of your target group.

European Dimension

This course is a result of a European project. Perspectives of different European countries are though included in the course material. The course will be held in English. It will be open to participants from all European countries. Exchange between the participants will be facilitated within the course. The course offers possibilities for networking among the participants.

Tentative Program & Schedule

Day 1: Culture, Diversity and Raising Awareness

Day 2: Intercultural communication

Day 3+4: Modules 3-9 according to wishes of the participants

Visit of the Göttingen Christmas market at the end of day 3 or 4

Day 5: Creating own learning material and validation of intercultural training

Expected Outcome

- increased intercultural competence

- increased knowledge about different cultural backgrounds

- increased communication skills

- increased paedagogical skills

- new contacts and ideas


You will receive a certificate for participation and a Level 5 competence development certificate

Venue address

Am Leinekanal 4
37085 Göttingen

How to Apply

Please write an email to

Minimum Number Of Participants


Participation Fee

€ 400

Course Website
The course is a result of this project:
blinc eG

blinc eG


blinc eG, Bertheaustraße 10, 37075 Göttingen

Website URL

Contact persons

Garrett Hubing Silke Tollmien