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Diversity and Stress Caronne Rush, M.Ed., Ed.S. Doctoral Student Department of Counselor Education
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LECTURE TOPICS DIVERSITY ENCORAGING SENSITIVITY STRESSORS  CONTRIBUTIONS
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DIVERSITY
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DIVERSITY Diversity is a form of  INDIVIDUALISM,  UNIQUE  CHARACTERISTICS,  BELIEFS AND VALUES.  Amongst humans,  particularly in a social  context, the term  diversity   refers to the presence in  one population of a (wide)  variety of: Cultures,  Ethnic groups  Languages  Physical features, Socio- economic backgrounds  Opinions  Religious beliefs  Sexuality  Gender identity  Neurology 
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Terms to Define Minority: racial, religious, or ethnic group smaller  in  number than the controlling group in the community  or nation Race: a group of people with similar physical traits,  blood types, genetic patterns, and/or inherited  characteristics Ethnicity: a group of people having a common  heritage such as common customs, characteristics,  language, and history
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Terms to Define cont Culture A set of meanings or understandings shared  by a group of people, a framework, a  worldview, or a cognitive map that is used to  make sense of the world. A way of life, including use of language,  habits of thinking, and patterns of social and  interpersonal relationships.
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Terms to Define cont Ageism: is bias against a person or group on the 
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2011 for the course SDS 3482 taught by Professor Thompson during the Spring '09 term at University of Florida.

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