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1

List the common aspects of human diversity

Acronym: SCAGSO

Socioeconomic status
Culture
Age
Gender
Spiritual beliefs
Other unique aspects

2

How do we address aspects of human diversity?

Acronym: ERRCEPT

Empathy
Respect
Rapport
Curiosity
Education
Personal bias
Treatment plan

3

What are the stages of acculturation?

Euphoria
Culture shock
Anomie
Assimilation or Adaptation

4

What are general aspects of African American culture?

Values respect, problem-solving, family strengths. Religion is often important. Extended family is important.

Faces significant systemic, long-term discrimination; may mistrust institutions or systems like therapy.

Therapy should consider specific goals, time frames, including family or extended family, referral to family minister, race relations.

5

What are general aspects of Hispanic American culture?

Values specific gender roles, large and extended families, relationships over achievement, physical affection with family, diplomacy and tact.

Men may be expected to be dominant and women submissive/idealized. Connections to family may exclude outside friendships.

Therapy should consider language barriers, inclusion of children or family, possible personal or familial issues related to immigration or acculturation.