My fiancé is american and of course i am hispanic we

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difference. My fiancé is American and of course, I am Hispanic we both are close to our families yet, the way we were raised causes problems between us. We can say it does not cause problems but, it does and things can be uncomfortable. My parents worry that his family has a prejudice against Hispanic and vice versa but, I think it is only natural to have a bit of suspicion of each other. Mattie I like simply because she is fighting for what she believes in and in some weird kind of way she is advocating for the rights of others. I think she would have been a good social worker. In all the novel was good even though I got a bit bored with it at times. Implications for Social Work We must have an understanding of the Native American cultures and their historical background in order to work effectively with the client to make sure their needs are met. The needs to be met are the culture, value system, communication style, education levels, family structure, rituals, and resources available for this particular group of people. A good starting point is to know how communicate and know what to communicate to the Native Americans. For example, do not talk about your accomplishments because it is considered to be rude. Their children are not raised to be competitive and only live on what is needed, they have no needs for a lot of material goods. Time is not an issue so they will come in late because they are in no hurry. Their religion is always with them, all aspects of life are touched by spirituality, and you must accept things the way they are. To treat the client you must become aware of the multigenerational disruption of positive development because there are not many Native American role models. Acknowledge there is oppression in their
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history and they may need to grieve over the lose of their tribe, language, and other things important to them by teaching them coping strategies.
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