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Cultural Competence and Cultural Humility Definitions

Cultural competence (2) “The integration and transformation of knowledge about individuals and groups of people into specific standards, policies, practices, and attitudes used in appropriate cultural settings to increase the quality of services, thereby producing better outcomes.” 
Cultural humility (3) “Combines the life-long process of self-exploration and self-critique with a willingness to learn from others. It promotes interpersonal sensitivity and openness, addresses power imbalances, and develops an appreciation of intracultural variation and individuality to avoid stereotyping and have a more other-oriented perspective.” 
Cultural competence (2) “The integration and transformation of knowledge about individuals and groups of people into specific standards, policies, practices, and attitudes used in appropriate cultural settings to increase the quality of services, thereby producing better outcomes.” 
Cultural humility (3) “Combines the life-long process of self-exploration and self-critique with a willingness to learn from others. It promotes interpersonal sensitivity and openness, addresses power imbalances, and develops an appreciation of intracultural variation and individuality to avoid stereotyping and have a more other-oriented perspective.” 
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