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Evaluating Communication Strategies

You are working as a human services worker at a local United Way agency where the population serves several multicultural clients including Hispanics, African Americans, and Asian Americans. In addition to the multicultural aspect, the agency also serves children, women, the elderly, and the homeless. Your manager has asked you to decide the best communication approach for each of these clients.

o What would you need to learn or know about each of your clients in order to
communicate effectively with them?
o What strategies or techniques do you believe would be the best approach to take when communicating with each of these clients?
o How might you need to adapt your communication approach from one individual to the next?

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What would you need to learn or know about each of your clients in order to
communicate effectively with them?

First of all I would need to learn their ages and educational degrees before trying to communicate with them in order to determine the most efficient interaction method. Then I would also try to get more information about their cultural backgrounds and specific ...

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You are working as a human services worker at a local United Way agency where the population serves several multicultural clients including Hispanics, African Americans, and Asian Americans. In addition to the multicultural aspect, the agency also serves children, women, the elderly, and the homeless. Your manager has asked you to decide the best communication approach for each of these clients.

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