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Please discuss what you learned from reading the Cultural Aspects of Mental health Service Delivery (Chapter 5 pages 96 to 106). Please remember to use citations from the text to support your post. Answer: The content I found in Chapter 5 was very fascinating. It advised researchers to compare and study differences that stood for favor in a
CA: Brooks/Cole. This seemed interesting to me as one part of other of lives can be biased whether it is diagnosis. V. further information should be used. J. I strongly oppose with the intelligent test as well. African Americans are not depicted as smart. There are scholarships for African Americans. we believe that the African American students are intelligent. Belmont. he/she might just be the best student in the school. rather they are . If you watch a movie where an Asian acts. There is a chance of people failing in this field because of lack in literacy or their culture. (2011). It is said that psychological tests across cultural without bias is difficult to perform. the African Americans get treated like this the most. In addition. These differences in traits can make a group look weak.Cultural diversity: A primer for the human services (4th Edition). According to my view. Asians and several other cultures. testing or culture.particular group. Diller. and conclusions based on this should be strictly noticed. In many cases. without even testing them. However. Out of our realization. Differential treat takes place for different cultures. the Caucasians may be supported more than the black people in the study. many tests can be culture-biased. For example. which makes the Caucasians look superior. Asians are seen as smart people. The test questions and answer style should not be based on the cultural background of the test maker. Nonetheless. The tests held in schools of offices should not be culture-biased. the “White” students don’t get any scholarships for their culture. There is a variation in the way cultures view things. but this is how it is.
http://www.com/financial-aid/collegescholarships/scholarships-by-type/minority-scholarships/african-americanscholarships/ There is a lot of evidence of parents looking at a school’s overall grade if they want to admit their child there. However. this wasn’t fair as some students had exam nerves and did not score well. (Scholarships. The more there are students like this. They assumed him to Mexican and Filipino.scholarships. This type of unfair stereotyping in cultures is not expected for the people of different cultures. He did not understand the . this is not possible for some parents because of district location and available schools. The better the students’ performances.psk12. The grades in school were based on the performance of the students on FCAT. 2013). My opinion is that the grades should be based on class performances rather than exam performances (Florida School Rankings. Schools were rated from A to F according to the results. the lower the school’s grade. the more money they got from the school.html The public services don’t notice the help needed by the people of different cultures.com/rating/USindexphp/STATE_FL. To me.portrayed as wearing baggy clothes. as they are all different. 2013) http://www. which he was not. The case study 1 about Bill was an interesting story. He was a Native American and had to go from specialists to specialists who came to no help to him and was instead diagnosed as schizoprenia as he was unresponsive to them.
When I was school level. 2011) Diller. what stage do you think would be the most difficult to progress through? Explain your response and remember to use citations from the text to support your post. V. Bill was saved as an intern found out about his Navajo ethnicity and brought forth a Navajo translator who helped him. if that child gets introduced to an upper class of neighborhood he/she feels himself/herself as superior to the children with whom he/she grew up. He may not have had to go through all these if the people there were aware of his culture (Diller. Chapter 5 When you read the racial identity development model. But as I went to high school I found students of same cultures sticking together rather than being all together.language and the questions they were asking: the main reason for which he was thought to be ill. It is just like the text which says that an . J.Cultural diversity: A primer for the human services (4th Edition). he/she becomes a part of it. Nonetheless. I myself saw this change. When a Caucasian child grows up with black children he/she does not feel see any distinction between him/her with the black children except color. (2011). However. Answer: When an individual grows up in a certain culture or race of people. I was fine with all the different students at that time.
They learn to accept their ethnicity with their knowledge and also want to relate to other groups such as the white people. They may stop contact with white culture. One quote from the text is: "the person of color becomes increasingly secure and positive in their senses of racial identity and less agitated at other groups". Individuals become more friendly and lenient and less defensive towards their culture and ethnicity. This brings fruitful result for them as they learn details about their culture and accept them. They try to let go of anything white and ‘immerse’ themselves in their culture. This is where individuals come to reality and tries to get a significant place in their own cultures. They may even gather friends of the same ethnicity as themselves and get rid of friends of other ethnicities. This is the hard part which makes them think that the treats they were given by colleagues who are white were just fallacies. At the end they get more attached to their culture and develop affection for it. 2011).individual sinks into confusion regarding to his/her ethnicity when he/she encounters anything unusual like this (Diller. This makes them detest anything that is white and admire anything that is black. By reading the radical identity development model and the different stages. . They try their best to know about their culture and heritage. They feel like breaking all their relations with the people from other groups and as a result they develop hatred towards them. symbols and people. They get interested in their culture history and culture and study them more earnestly. I can say that the stage 3 immersion-emersion is the most difficult to go through.
2011). Their surrounding plays a great part of success and their actions (Anderson. CA: Brooks/Cole. The attempt of distinguishing the differences and working accordingly to create a space between themselves and others is seen in many examples. The wakeup call helps individuals to think about the past. They must confront the fact that they are different from others. individuals spot the difference in their culture and ethnicity with the others. present and the future.V. J. . Stage 2 is a wakeup call for the individual (Diller. 1994). (2011). Discuss a diversity skill in which you feel you are competent and one that you feel is more difficult for you. Answer: I have a long-term experience but I have not encountered any incident where one child has teased another about his/her skin color. Belmont. Why are you competent? Why do you struggle? Please use the text to support your post. It is easy to predict the home life of a child by looking at the child’s behavior school and childcare.Diller. I’m proud to say that children can accept and get along with each other: reflecting their innocent selves.Cultural diversity: A Primer for the Human Service (4th Edition). What change is needed? In this stage. There are a few children who tend not to listen and act up the most.
The study 1 was very useful to me as it helped me to get a clear idea of different kinds of bias.theatlantic. There are obviously people who will act up and hurt people of cultures with their words. but there are cheaper areas of color which are not much nice. Journal # 2 I was really interested by this week’s text. The houses in my area are remarkably expensive. We also took the mental and physical inequity in our consideration as well.com/magazine/archive/1994/05/the-codeof-the-streets/306601/ My community is a diverse one where people are good at getting along with each other.http://www. like Bill in Case Study 1. This will prevent mistreat of individuals as people of different culture and as being mentally or physically ill. By comprehending different cultures. We surveyed the different stages and the development of identity of an individual. What can be the reason why there are more people of color living in this area than the white people? The school where I attend also consists of a very diverse population of children. . we can keep the bias in the service delivery to a minimal level.
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