For this assignment, choose a particular cultural group, other than your own. Develop a professional presentation to an audience of your peers focusing on the culture and considerations for therapy. Approach this presentation as if your audience were interested in research on this culture and how the research is interpreted for application into practice considerations. You will be considered an expert with the expectation that you will know available, appropriate resources for participants to consult. The following points should be addressed in your presentation:
a. Why this group is being addressed and what is the group’s contextual influence in the U. S. and in therapy discussions?
b. A historical context of this culture.
c. Family structure and its impact when considering treatment options.
d. Issues of acculturation, assimilation and immigration on family dynamics.
e. Implications of cultural dynamics for therapists.
f. Suggestions for practice as a family therapist with an individual of this culture.
g. Be sure to add references of material used and suggested resources in APA format.This assignment must be typed, double-spaced, and written at graduate level English in APA format.
Paper should be 3-4 pages in length plus a title and reference page
Due Week 8
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