How do early personal experiences influence the positive or negative ethnic identity of persons of color? Can you think of a best example?
How do early personal experiences influence the positive or negative ethnic identity of persons of color? Can you think of a best example? Provide a scholarly reference to support your response.
This discussion question meets the following CACREP Standards:
2.F.2.d. The impact of heritage, attitudes, beliefs, understandings, and acculturative experiences on an individual’s views of others.
2.F.2.f. Help-seeking behaviors of diverse clients.
2.F.2.g. The impact of spiritual beliefs on clients’ and counselors’ worldviews.
This discussion question meets the following NASAC Standards:
18) Understand diverse racial and ethnic cultures, including their distinct patterns of interpreting reality, world view, adaptation, and communication, and to incorporate the special needs of minority groups and the differently abled into clinical practice.
19) Understand the importance of self-awareness in one’s personal, professional, and cultural life.
119) Recognize the importance of individual differences by gaining knowledge about personality, cultures, lifestyles, and other factors influencing client behavior, and applying this knowledge to practice.