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By Day 5Respond to at least two colleagues:Evaluate one identified strength and one identified limitation your colleague may encounter when employing an individual-related theory and a structural/cultural-related theory to formulating interventions for poverty.Carrie, I agree, there is a need to help both the individual and environment when it comes to poverty. Depending on the client and their current situation, the social worker will have to look at what the clients presenting issue is. It could be lack of motivation or a mental illness. It could be society and the limitations in the client’s area. When employing an individual-related theory, one strength is focusing on the individual and what the individual wants for their future. There are people who may lack motivation because they keep encountering set-backs. Turner & Lehning (2007), state that lower-class individuals are perceived to have fewer coping skills compared to their middle-class counterparts. When

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