As a recreation therapist, you will be working with clients of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, and sexual orientations. Read the case of John (to be found under “Course Materials”). Answer the following two questions below.
1. What strategies did the treatment team use to understand John? Can you think of any other strategies that you would use? Provide a thoughtful critique of their application of cultural sensitivty.
2. Have you ever experienced cultural insensitivity during a visit to a health care facility due to your values, beliefs, or behaviors? What could the treatment team have changed in order to make you feel more comfortable?
Due Nov 19 (midnight)
Response: Were you able to relate to the experiences of any of your peers? Choose one peer posting to respond to.
Due Nov 21 (midnight)