Cultural Bias, Self-Awareness, And Professional Code Of Ethics

The article by Kocet (2006) in the studies for this unit reflects on some changes in language and the expansion of definitions related to family and support networks and client identity in the ACA Code of Ethics. Your textbook discusses Western social and cultural biases.

Review the Riverbend City multimedia presentation and the information about autism spectrum disorders and Asperger’s syndrome from this unit’s studies. In your initial post, discuss the application of concepts from the ACA Code of Ethics about multicultural and diversity issues in relation to support needs for the family in the multimedia scenario. In your discussion, include perspectives about family and support networks and cultural biases. Discuss an approach the case manager might use with the parents that would be culturally sensitive and responsive to the needs of the child.