SOC-445 Week 5 Assignment Title: Cultural Competence in Social Work
Complete the “Cultural Competence in Social Work” worksheet.
While APA style is not required for the body of this assessment, solid academic writing is expected and in-text citations and references should be presented using APA documentation guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.
Topic 5: Cultural Competence in Social Work Worksheet
As a social worker, it is imperative that a client/consumer is seen as a unique individual in order to constructively serve them. Taking into consideration the culture and subculture of the client/consumer is key in accomplishing this goal. This assignment will assist you in learning this skill.
Directions: Select three (3) of the cultural diversity groups listed below and then compile them to make one person. Then, use the intersectionality of that person to inform an appropriate intervention.
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A Native American female in her 20s who identifies as Christian, comes to you because she feels incredible anxiety about being outed at church.
After you create the fictional client/consumer from the characteristics above, address the prompts below based on the fictional person you created:
- In 75-100 words, explain what you need to know as a social worker, from a cultural point of view when working with a client/consumer from this kind of cultural background.
- In 75-100 words, explain how your understanding of this person’s culture(s) will help you when working with this client/consumer.
- In 100-200 words, explain how understanding the client/consumer’s culture(s) informs the client/consumer’s intervention. In many cultures, it is often believed that depression is caused by a lack of religious faith. What are your first ideas about how to handle the case of a client/consumer from such a cultural philosophy?
Course: SOC-445 Case Management
School: Grand Canyon University
- : 02/06/2019
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