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Unformatted text preview: ing questions- can you work for the benefit of clients who are culturally different from you? Diversity and multiculturalism have become central to the helping professions throughout the world. Many of the persons we interact with professionally come from cultural backgrounds that are different from ours. Multicultural counselling competencies have been developed to provide specifics for culturally sensitive helping. Awareness of your own assumptions, values, and biases - As a cultural being is vital as a beginning, unless you have this awareness you will have difficulty developing awareness of others. - Need to understand the differences that may exist between you and people of different cultures. Privilege is power given to...
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