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Inclusion of Minorities in Community Development - Revised

This free Alison course will help you in the delivery of community development projects and include the different minority groups in the process.

Sociology
Free Course
This course focuses on the successful delivery of a community development project and implementing inclusiveness of various minority groups in the process. It also explains the concept of diversity, challenges of inclusion, organizational change strategies, and various tools and techniques to implement inclusiveness such as Terms of Reference and focus groups.

Description

Outcome

Certification

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Description

As the third in a series of courses, Inclusion of Minorities in Community Development will assist you in the successful delivery of a community development project and help you encourage inclusiveness of the different minority groups in the process. With community health as a springboard for understanding community development, you will be able to identify diversity in the community and how to include minority groups who may have been overlooked or marginalized in the decision making process.

Furthermore, you will get an insight into the challenges of including minorities in a community development project, such as changing demographics and barriers to equitable access as well as why inclusiveness is necessary in community development projects. You will also learn about the benefits that accrue to an organization or community that is inclusive. The course then identifies the process for organizational change before going through the steps needed to affect change.

Finally, you will be introduced to various tools and techniques from how to use a template for the terms of reference or how to conduct a focus group that will help you implement inclusiveness. You will also take a look at how to encourage diverse community involvement and how to respond to opposition, the roles of stakeholders and evaluating your success.

This course will be of immense interest to professionals or volunteers working in community development initiatives and with community organizations. It will also be of interest to learners who would like to know more about community development and its role in changing and improving local communities.

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course you will be able to:


  • Enumerate the key contributing factors where barriers exist
  • Explain the effects of changing demographics in minority groups
  • Outline the various steps in each stage of implementing inclusiveness
  • Identify why it is necessary to assess your organization
  • Appreciate the role of training and development in the process
  • Explain why it is important to evaluate progress
  • Discuss ways to make events more inclusive
  • List the techniques used to respond to opposition
  • Choose criteria to be included in a community demographic assessment
  • Identify strategies to encourage diverse community involvement
  • Plan and manage a focus group

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire official Certification, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certification is:

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