Multiculturalism: Implications for Culturally Competent Social Work Practice

Rita A, Webb, ACSW, DCSW

Diversity & Equity

Practice Perspectives

2014

In the United States, there has been a continued population demographic shift, with an increase of people of color from diverse cultures and ethnic identities. Many of these families who seek social services are poor, immigrants, or survivors of generations of racism and discrimination. For many social workers, this change in demographics can mean increased exposure to the complexities and richness of diverse experiences and needs which are reflected in caseloads, communities, and work places.

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