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Working with specific populations

Briefly describe a specific client population (culture, ethnicity, gender, diagnosis, etc.) that you think would be the most challenging for you personally to work with, and explain why you think working with this specific client population might be challenging for you. Then, explain how you plan to address these challenges to work effectively with individuals in the identified client population.

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Dear Student,
Hi and thank you for using Brainmass. The solution below should get you started. This is a problem that asks you to reflect according to your own views. Basically, it is asking you to pinpoint a 'population' and explain why it will be difficult/challenging for you and then to relate your plan in how to overcome it. Since you did not share or indicate any particular issues with a population, I have chosen one that many counsellors often experience difficulty with and this is culture/ethnicity. When putting together your paper on this subject matter, I suggest that you follow this outline:

1. The Population - here explain why a particular population group might create issues for you. About 250 words.
2. Your Strategies - here explain the strategies you will take up to prepare and overcome the challenges. About 250 words.

The simple 2 steps above should be enough to answer this problem. I have followed this in the example below. Good luck with your studies.

Sincerely,
OTA 105878/Xenia Jones
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Solution Summary

The solution provides information, assistance and advise to students in putting together an answer to the task (see above) of describing a specific client population, the challenges of working with such a population and solutions to such challenges. A Resources are listed for further exploration of the topic.

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