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CONVERGE Cultural Competence Training Module: A Demonstration Webinar


Date: April 3, 2020
Time: 1 to 1:30 pm MT


    What is cultural competence? How can developing cultural competence help advance research and practice? If you are interested in learning more, please view this recording of a brief 30-minute demonstration webinar. Members of the CONVERGE team provided a demonstration of the CONVERGE Cultural Competence in Hazards and Disaster Research Training Module. If you are an educator, student, researcher, practitioner, or other professional hoping to learn more about this free, online resource, we hope you will watch the demonstration video!

    The webinar offered an overview of the broader vision for the CONVERGE Training Modules, as well as features specific tips for how you can integrate the Cultural Competence module into your classroom, workplace, and future presentations. In addition, it showed how the module functions and the resources associated with it. This session also highlighted the CONVERGE Training Module Assignment Bank for educators!

    The CONVERGE Cultural Competence in Hazards and Disaster Research Training Module—developed with support from the National Science Foundation—is available via the CONVERGE website. We hope you will access it.

    Introduction & Overview

    Lori Peek, Director, Natural Hazards Center and Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Colorado Boulder; Principal Investigator, CONVERGE, SSEER, and ISEEER


    Haorui Wu, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Dalhousie University and Research Affiliate, CONVERGE, University of Colorado Boulder

    Melissa Villarreal, Graduate Research Assistant, CONVERGE and Natural Hazards Center, University of Colorado Boulder

    Courtney Welton-Mitchell, Research Associate, Natural Hazards Center, University of Colorado Boulder

    If you have questions about this webinar series or about CONVERGE, please contact us at

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