was electrocuted when I was 12 and has had a minor brain injury since It is

Was electrocuted when i was 12 and has had a minor

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was electrocuted when I was 12, and has had a minor brain injury since. It is important that when the social worker is addressing my mother that she is understanding on how my mother communicates and that she may be forgetful at times. It is important during these times that the social worker practice tolerance and patient. Along with patience and tolerance the
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social worker will need to practice empathy. My mother has had a lot of loss in her life, family members wise and gets very down on herself about not being able to do the same kind of work due to her brain injury. I think this may provide the social worker with an opportunity to practice the strengths perspective. Lack of cultural awareness on the social worker’s part would hinder the success she would have with my family. Lack of cultural awareness on the social worker’s part could be offensive to my family and turn them away from wanting to receive help and or resources. Lack of empathy and tolerance could hinder empowering my mother and other family members. Thank you, Jacquelyn Reply Quote Email Author Hide 3 replies Message Unread Mark as Unread Message Not Flagged Set Flag 1 month ago Kathyanne Goodridge-Purnell WALDEN INSTRUCTOR MANAGER   RE: Discussion 1 - Week 5 COLLAPSE What a brilliant post! If you had to articulate three strategies to help a Social Worker understand the context that you have discussed, what would those strategies be? Dr. K Reply Quote Email Author Hide 2 replies
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Message Unread Mark as Unread Message Not Flagged Set Flag 1 month ago Access the profile card for user: Jacquelyn Greenwood Jacquelyn Greenwood RE: Discussion 1 - Week 5 COLLAPSE Hello, Dr. K I would make the social worker a visual of my family tree so she could understand my family better. I would give the social worker techniques and things to avoid with communication with my mom. I would also give the social worker strategies to use when approaching my mom about her career. Reply Quote Email Author Hide 1 reply Message Unread Mark as Unread Message Not Flagged Set Flag 1 month ago Kathyanne Goodridge-Purnell WALDEN INSTRUCTOR MANAGER   RE: Discussion 1 - Week 5 COLLAPSE These types of interventions are important in the work that we do. It would be helpful if this type of information was integrated into the work of developing cultural competence.
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Reply Quote Email Author Message Unread Mark as Unread Message Not Flagged Set Flag 1 month ago Leslie Burt RE: Discussion 1 - Week 5 COLLAPSE As an outsider looking at me at not know what my exact race is. I have been asked if I am Puerto Rican or Hispanic, African American, even someone of Asian descent. I am biracial from an African American father and French Canadian mother. However, being raised many years by my African American grandmother after the death of my father, and never meeting any of my Canadian relatives, culturally I identify as African American.
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