COU 610 SNHU Week 6 Cultural Identity Stressors and Influencers Paper

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Prompt: Specifically, the following critical elements must be addressed: 

VI. Cultural Identity: Discuss how the client’s cultural characteristics influence the client’s identity. Use the data from the cultural formulation interview (CFI) and answer the following: 

A. How does the client identify with the following cultural characteristics? 1. Age 2. Disability 3. Religion 4. Ethnicity 5. Social class 6. Sexual orientation 7. Indigenous background 8. National origin 9. Gender identity 

B. Which of the cultural characteristics from above does the client use to define a sense of belonging and use to define an identity? 

C. Summarize how cultural identity has influenced the client’s development (birth to present).

D. What are the ethical considerations necessary when using these assessments with this client? 

VII. Cultural Stressors: Determine how the client’s cultural identity impacts the client’s stressor. 

A. Summarize the dominate culture for your geographic area using all cultural characteristics listed above. 

B. Consider the culture identity of the client and identify the similarities and differences between the dominant culture and the client’s cultural identity. 

C. Explain how the similarities between culture identities has impacted the client’s psychosocial experiences. 

D. Explain how the differences between culture identities has impacted the client’s psychosocial stress. 

E. How do these factor impact the presenting concerns and current triggers 

F. What are the ethical considerations necessary when using these assessments with this client?

VIII. Cultural Influencers: Determine how the client’s cultural identity impacts the client’s influencers. Using the data from the CFI, answer the following:  

A. What are the beliefs the client holds regarding the cause of the client’s distress, condition, or impairment? 

B. What are the beliefs the client’s close relationships regarding the cause of the client’s distress, condition, or impairment? 

C. How will these beliefs impact your conceptualization of the presenting concerns and the goals of treatment?

D. What are the ethical considerations necessary when using these assessments with this client?