In your human services profession, you are assigned to a location with a culture very different from your own, The orthodox Jewish community. In this location, you know you are an outsider. In your paper, address the following:
- Briefly provide an introduction about the culture in which you
are feeling uncomfortable
- Share how you plan to assess the profile of the culture and the
value of knowing the profile.
- Examine yourself for explicit and implicit biases and
associated strategies to minimize the biases.
- Explain the strategies you plan to employ to enhance your
cultural self awareness
- Write about the value of human services professional
knowledge of self (especially regarding bias and awareness) in
working with culturally diverse populations.