WisdomMore pearls from licensed folk:

  • If a question has cultural markers ("Your client is an Asian-Ameican who..."), then you are being tested on cultural competence. The answer that is specific to culture is just about always going to be the one to choose. (Try it out on practice exams--works!)

How to answer cultural competence questions? Well, have cultural competence!

Here are the NASW Standards and Indicators of Cultural Competence. And here's a Baylor U. 8-step guide to cultural competence. You also many have a textbook on the topic. Read up!

February 22, 2009
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