Continually reflecting on your reactions to the cultures of your clients will assist you in providing culturally acceptable care. 1. How would you define values clarification? How would you interpret its usefulness in understanding cultures? 2. What would you describe as your culture? 3. Reflect on an occasion when you were with a group of people from another country.
What were the similarities and differences in culture? 4. How would you rank the following in order of importance: ethnicity, family, work, diet, and religion? Do you believe that your clients have the same priorities?
5. How might a client from another culture interpret your body language (posture, eye contact, tone of your voice?