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T or F Native Americans may avoid eye contact as a sign of respect

True

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T or F cultural values play a large role in how problems are addressed

True

2

Which ethnic group should be started on half doses of psychotropic meds?

Asians

3

When placing a Native American child in foster care or adoption who should be contacted?

Office of the child's tribe

4

When using interpreters who should the social worker direct their attention to?

The client

5

T or F subjects with lower levels of bicultural socialization report higher degrees of self esteem & marital adjustment

False

6

Define universalism

Ours is the standard for everyone

7

Define dichotomous

Either or thinking differences are inferior

8

What are some key skills social workers should have when working with diverse populations?

- wide range of verbal and non verbal responses
- culturally appropriate language
- recognition of direct and indirect communication
- ability to assess cultures strength

9

In US culture how is power defined?

Power over others

10

Class bound values, culture bound values, and culture encapsulation are examples of what?

Barriers in cross cultural counseling

11

Describe class bound values

Counseling generally reserved for people of same class and cultural background

12

Define cultural encapsulation

Assumption of false universals stereotyping client

13

Family honor, model minority perception, reluctance to share personal information with strangers, and respect offered to oldest male are characteristics of which ethnic group?

Asians

14

Religion, respect for elderly, kinship, and building relationships are characteristics of which ethnic group?

Blacks

15

Respect for tribe and customs, and higher rates of substance abuse are common in which ethnic group?

Native Americans

16

Family importance, patriarchy, religion and use of native language are characteristics of which ethnic group?

Latinos

17

Define culture bound syndrome

Appear similar to mental disorders but are related to persons beliefs and cultural values they should NEVER be diagnosed and always ruled out first

18

Family not restricted to blood relatives, polytheistic, importance of culture and welfare

hawaiian

19

The ______ stage of adolescent cultural and ethic identity development people do not culture, race, or ethnicity. This stage is usually reserved for children

unexamined cultural, racial, and ethnic identity

20

The ______ stage of adolescent cultural and ethic identity development is characterized by exploration and questioning of culture race ethnicity in order to learn more about it and understand implactions

cultural, racial, and ethnic identity search

21

The ______ stage of adolescent cultural and ethic identity development is when people have a clear sense of who they are

cultural racial and ethnic identity achievement

22

Name the 4 statuses in the classic model of cultural racial and ethnic identity development

pre-encounter, encounter, immersion-emersion, internalization and committment

23

T or F matching clients and social workers of the same race and ethnicity may decrease dropout rates and increase utilization of services

T

24

When is sexual identity acknowledged?

adolescence or young adulthood