1. Explain what “ macro level empowerment ” means and how it relates to cultural competent practice ( see Lum read ing ).
2 . “Making the invisible visible” is a common phrase when discussing micro aggressions. Explain the context and purpose of the phrase.
3 . What are the most common channels through which Latinos/as seek help for mental health problems? What circumstances make a Latino/a most like to seek professional tre atment?
4 . Our reading on the African – American family discusses the “strength based approach.” What is the philo sophy behind this approach? Is it compatible with culturally competent practice? Why? Identify three (3) strengths of the African – American family, according to the study, and how you might incorporate the knowledge of those strength in your service.
5. Discuss two (2) human traits/tendencies that Diller suggests support racism and prejudice.