Communicating with others from a different cultural background

When communicating with someone from another culture language, beliefs, customs, values and understanding must be considered (Prasad, 2015).  This article points out: Australia is a multicultural country, with over 6 million people born overseas. Taking this into account, as an occupational therapist I will need to communicate with people from different cultures. Using non-verbal skills, body language and interpreters will ensure the mutual understanding between therapist and client (Prasad, 2015).

Cultural reference: http://search.informit.com.au.ezproxy.uws.edu.au/fullText;dn=844506286285468;res=IELHSS

Photo reference: http://www.healthtipsforu.com/tales-sides-couch-first-sessions

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