Cultural Diversity Model Essay

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Derald Wing Sue Describes five multicultural themes: 1) Cultural Universality Versus Cultural Relativism 2) The Emotional Consequences of "Race and/or Differences" 3) The Inclusive or Exclusive Nature of Multiculturalism 4) The Sociopolitical Nature if Social Work Practice 5) The Nature of Culturally Competent Social Work Practice. Theme One: Cultural Universality Versus Cultural Relativism

An "EMIC" Cultural relativism is the view that all beliefs, customs, and ethics are relative to the individual within his own social culture. In other words, “right” and “wrong” are culture-specific; what is considered right in one culture may be considered wrong in another culture.

An " ETIC" (Culturally Specific) is associating to a view from the outside. In the society this view might come from the observer: the analytic view, presumably replicable by any trained observer.

This is one of the most important issues currently confronting the helping professions. By accepting that origin, process and the proof of disorders are similar across culture were correct. then universal guidelines and strategies for treatment would appear to be appropriate in purpose to all group. in the other prospective multicultural professionals who give tremendous importance to how one culture and life experiences affect the execution of the abnormal behavior. some of the professionals bring up that present guidelines and standards of clinical practice are culture- bound don't use in to matter of race, culture, sexual orientation etc. Some of them social workers consider the intense of either position.

There are three levels in Tripartite Development of Personal Identity model: 1) Individual level: " All individuals are, in some respects, like no other individuals." 2) Group levels: " All individuals are, in some respects, like some other individuals." 3) Universal level: " All individuals are , in some respects, like all other individuals."

The second level of the Tripartite Model...
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