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comprises traditional ideas and related values, and it is the product of actions. It is learned, shared, and transmitted from one generation to the next; and organizes life and helps interpret existence
a set of shared assumptions and beliefs about how the world works, and it structures the perception and understanding of the scientist in a disipline
Dimensions of cultures
- Psychobehavioral modality
- Concept of Time
- Concept of self
refers to the mode of activity most preferred within a culture
involves the interpersonal values that a culture teaches
refers to widely held beliefs within a cultural group that guide social interactions
summarizes the preferred ways of gaining knowledge and learning about the world.
involves the kind of reasoning process that group members adopt.
refers how a culture views the nature of reality.
Concept of Time
how time is experienced within a culture.
Concept of self
refers to whether group members experience themselves as separate beings (individual self) or as part of a greater collective (extended self)
looking at a culture in light of its indigenous concepts and theories. (For instance, health service provision with the understanding of the role of traditional healers.)
looking at a culture from an external lens. ( For instance, the provision of Health care services with the assumptions that a given approach is appropriate for all culture backgrounds)
Verbal expressiveness and self-disclosure
Cultures of culture often do not feel comfortable talking about themselves with strangers and are unlikely to respond well to demands for self- disclosure, Reluctances should not be mistaken for defensiveness, depression, shyness, or passiveness.
Setting long-term goals
Clients of color are more action-oriented and want concrete advice for their problems. Directive approaches are received better than long-term goals setting, which may seem too abstract and frustrating.
Autoplastic vs. alloplastic approaches
Autoplastic approach: place importance on helping the client change to adapt to a situation.
Alloplastic approach: place importance on changing the environment.
Definition of mental health
Helping professions apply Northern European views of health and encourage clients to strive toward these characteristics. Northern European values of health are related to self (self- reliance, self- actualization). Cultures of color gives less importance to individual autonomy, instead focusing on the health of the extended self or larger collective
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