Cultural Humility: Definition & Example


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In which of the following ways is cultural humility different from cultural competence?

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1. In which way is a professional who practices cultural humility humble?


Amelia realizes that her desire to receive a college degree may not be shared by every other culture. When working with clients of cultures that do not share this value, she keeps an open mind and makes an effort to not impose this value on these clients.

Which of the following facets of cultural humility is Amelia practicing? Choose the best answer.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This assessment will test your knowledge of cultural humility. The quiz consists of five multiple-choice questions that can be completed quickly.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Taking this quiz can test how much you know about the following:

  • Difference between cultural humility and cultural competence
  • How a professional who practices cultural humility is humble
  • Recognizing different facets of cultural humility
  • Ways practitioners can increase cultural humility

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the meaning of cultural humility
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read a sample story regarding cultural humility and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding different facets of cultural humility

Additional Learning

To strengthen your understanding of this topic, review the related lesson titled Cultural Humility: Definition & Example. This lesson covers the following:

  • Importance of not making assumptions
  • Examples related to the three facets of cultural humility
  • Recognizing cultural biases