cultural sensitivity and diversity

cultural sensitivity and diversity




Cultural Sensitivity and Diversity

Read Chapter 13. By now you have learned that it is vital to be aware of oneself and ones biases in order to grow as a good clinician.

Chapter 13 emphasizes the importance of being culturally sensitive and diverse as well as being aware of one’s own identity and biases.

How would you describe yourself culturally (see page 378-379)?

What biases can you admit to that might need confronted in order to improve your skills?

What about the “positive bias”?

Here are some good video examples which might help stimulate your thinking about this assignment. But remember, biases also include far more than just color and race! What group of people are difficult for you to be around or challenge you the most? They may even look just like you.

  • Part I: Reawaken Native Roots: Values

  • Correct Demonstration of Cross-Cultural Counselling

PSA – Counseling Diverse International Populations