Can we assume when working with an individual from a diverse culture that all cultural norms apply universally to all people from that culture? Can we gain greater understanding of a client from a diverse culture if we practice the same technique(s) we might use if we aren't sure we are properly interpreting the emotions of a client (or non-client) from our own culture? For example, if you weren't sure you were reading the motions of your significant other correctly, what would you do to gain the greatest understanding possible?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 17, 2018, 11:53 am ad1c9bdddf
No, I do not think it is wise for us to assume when working with an individual from a diverse culture that all cultural norms apply universally to all people from that culture. I do not prescribe to a "one size fits all" theory for counseling. We must see culture as one facet or layer to a ...
Norm universality is briefly justified from a personal point of view. A counseling context is referenced.
Gender issue are embodied.
What is the difference between Human Rights and Legal Rights?
And how do cultural norms fit into the overall conception of Human Rights in the context of universalism and relativism exemplified in the area of gender issues?