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SCOW 6051-week 6 Post an explanation of how dominant groups can play a role in marginalizing other groups based on racial and ethnic characteristics. Discuss the potential negative impact of a dominant culture on immigrants and refugees, such as Aaron. How might racism and prejudice impact his assimilation? Furthermore, explain how you would respond to Aaron when he discusses his family's rejection of his desire to maintain his cultural roots. In your explanation, identify specific skills you would employ as a multiculturally sensitive social worker. RE: Discussion - Week 6 Dominant groups marginalize other oppressed groups ultimately wanting them to feel powerless. The Dominate groups feels they hold power over the oppressed groups. If the oppressed do not conform to the dominate group way of thinking or their beliefs they push to make the groups feel they are isolated, unworthy, unwelcomed, or ignoring them all together. The dominant groups such as the government, politicians, senators, or higher elected groups create laws and use their resources to make seeking assistance for oppressed groups more difficult. For the Case of Aaron (2014), he was marginalized by his parents at a young age. Seven years passed before bringing him to America. Leaving him feeling abandoned for that time by

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