Equity, diversity and inclusion? Social justice? These concepts are becoming all the rage for organizations to shine a spotlight on, but what does this really mean? Leaders often find themselves feeling stuck and struggle to know where to start in order to move their organizations forward. The consultants at Us 2 Behavioral Health Care can help conceptualize these "buzz" words and transform them into an actionable roadmap for all types of organizations. We are local consultants heavily invested in making our communities more equitable and inclusive.
Our multi-phase transformation model utilizes a framework that assesses an organization's people, processes, and procedures relative to EDI excellence. Recommendations and roadmaps are developed collaboratively as we walk through this journey together.
Contact us to learn more about how we can help embed EDI into your organization.
THE INTERCULTURAL DEVELOPMENT INVENTORY (IDI)
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The Intercultural Development Inventory® (IDI®) is the premier cross-cultural assessment of intercultural competence that is used by thousands of individuals and organizations to build intercultural competence to achieve international and domestic diversity and inclusion goals and outcomes.
In contrast to many “personal characteristic” instruments, the IDI is a cross-culturally valid, reliable, and generalizable measure of intercultural competence along the validated intercultural development continuum (adapted, based on IDI research, from the DMIS theory developed by Milton Bennett). Further, the IDI has been demonstrated, through research, to have high predictive validity to both bottom-line cross-cultural outcomes in organizations and intercultural goal accomplishments in education.
The IDI has been rigorously tested and found to possess high cross-cultural validity and reliability. As a result, validity of the IDI is established not through “face” validity, but, rather, far more rigorous psychometric criteria. In other words, a person cannot “just look at the IDI items and determine what it measures or whether it is a valid assessment.”
THE IDI ASSESSMENT
The IDI is a 50 question (15-20 minute) online assessment
IDI provides practical, in-depth intercultural insights at an individual or group level
IDI generates results which are actionable and creates an customized development plan that guides each individual on their personal journey
D&I Consultant | Qualified IDI Administrator
Peter is a first-generation Hmong American born and raised in Appleton, Wisconsin. He currently serves as a diversity and inclusion consultant who sees himself as a catalyst for cultural and systemic transformation in the Fox Valley. His professional experiences include working as an educator for the past 10 years in various communities across Wisconsin and Chicago. By building healthy and positive relationships, Peter seeks to establish safe and inclusive environments for everyone in the community to thrive.