Culturally competent service providers are aware of how their own cultural backgrounds, experiences, attitudes, values, and biases influence psychological processes. Although cultural competence is presented as a progressive and positive force for the challenge racism and discrimination There are a few obstacles that make it difficult to implement and in fact, achieved for the social worker and employers. Critique of cultural competence Critiqued that cultural competence for being unreachable. Critiqued that Could be privileging group characteristics over individuality – opens for stereotyping. Critiqued for implying that a client’s culture can be understood by the social worker who reads about cultures and asks questions, but the reality is more complex.
Virtues are the moral standards that are needed in every society as they solve different types of cultural, political, and social issues. For instance, many societies like the Kurdish have long struggled with one of their biggest issue which’s having a corrupted and an unorganized government running their country. Thus, virtues like transcendence and humanity could be a solution but what mainly will solve it is having justice. Transcendence is the idea of having hope, gratitude, self-appreciation, humor, and spirituality in a society to achieve a better, healthier and a more optimistic culture. This virtues pros are that of having hope, whereby it’s the key to success as having hopes leads to having higher aims and thus temptations which leads to great achievements.
For not to be misunderstood, we should choose suitable words for our subject that we are talking about. Secondly, learning a new language makes you a better listener, it develops your creativity. According to some researchs bilingual people's attention, blocking noise and tone detection capabilities are improved than the others. Also, speaking without thinking and building meaningful sentences something which is really hard with a different language. Therefore being bilingual supports speaking fluently, nice selection of words and ability to play with words.
Filial Piety, is an invaluable virtue, the feeling of supporting the senior, and also the main reason for repaying the favor to them. In some countries, this virtue seems mysterious and remains unfamiliar to them, but still used as one of the primary criteria to criticize people’s morality. Based on the criteria, younger generation could be able to explore their unique connections with the elder generations. Because practicing this virtue is also a reciprocal emotional process, most people begin to notice the importance taking corresponding responsibilities on their shoulders, and they would find ways to return those favors (Kwan, 2000). In many cultures, filial piety may take different forms and has various expressions, but the essence of it has never changed, which is being good or kind and showing respect for one’s parents, elders, and even ancestors (Kwan, 2000).
Indeed, whilst the existence of linguistic minorities within their jurisdiction has often been considered to be a potential threat to internal cohesion, States also understand that providing language rights to minorities may be more in their long term interest, as a means of gaining citizens’ trust in the central government. Definitin of the Language Policy Language Policy is what a government does either officially through legislation, court decisions or policy to determine how languages are used, cultivate language skills needed to meet national priorities or to establish the rights of individuals or groups to use and maintain languages. The scope of language policy varies in practice from State to State. This may be explained by the fact that language policy is often based on contingent historical reasons. Likewise, States also differ
Input in this discussion is defined to be the language which interlocutors use to communicate with the speaker, be that peers, parents or teachers. Language development is taken to be the cognitive functions and abilities of the speaker. While some say that code-switching in input has negative influences on bilingual language development in terms of vocabulary capacity, there is no evidence in showing negative impacts on the development of the other spoken language. Furthermore, there are other visible cognitive advantages involved such as boosting of neurological creativity, mental agility, flexibility towards language rhythm and better verbal fluency. Therefore, contrast to the widely held belief, language mixing has in fact much more positive influences on bilingual language development.
The course “Intercultural Communication” helps me widen my knowledge of the human communication among different cultures. During the course, I learnt many interesting things related to the relationship of culture and communication. This relationship is very complicated because each country has the different style of communication focus on their culture and the function of communication in every country is also different. Thus, there are a lot of barriers and difficulties in communication caused by differences in values across cultures. According to Cheng and Starosta (2015), “Human communication is a holistic system by which people develop and maintain harmonious relationships in a continuous transforming process of mutual dependency.
In this real world, there are people who discriminate other people because of the reason they are not like them. Discrimination comes from the concept that other people are not as same as ourselves. However, we are all different and we are all wonderful. We should know distinctiveness of ourselves as what identify ourselves. Each one of us has a distinctive personality and ability.What is important is to admit the value of ourselves and accept the people surround you, not to remove people.We should proud of our uniqueness.
Constructive criticism is aimed to not only point out the weaknesses but also show how to improve them. In personal point of view, people rarely figure out their mistakes due to self- complacence until someone else makes a comment on what they have done. Besides, people may gain stimulation to do their best from criticism. For instance, many services are willing to take feedbacks from customers about the quality of their commodity with a view to bettering the products and planning for the company’s forthcoming development. In this way, the quality of
Global Citizenship is a powerful idea that is based on self’ understanding in relation to others. Whereas, cultures play an important role to understand others. It means that the cultural understanding is significant to know about others. This can be possible through learning others’ languages. Global citizenship is an abstract concept, but it is a powerful notion.