Assignment 2: Working with Diverse Populations
Working with special populations in any field can present challenges that require special competencies. This is particularly true in the substance abuse field. There are many cultural factors that contribute to substance abuse and influence assessment and treatment approaches. In addition, specific demographic factors such as age, socioeconomic status, family composition, and parenting styles can influence the development of these disorders and have to be addressed in the assessment and treatment plan. The success or failure of treatment can be directly related to the accommodation of these factors.
Use the module readings and the Argosy University online library resources to research cultural competency.
Review the following list and select one population group for use in this assignment:
Respond to the following in a PowerPoint presentation:
Include detailed speaker’s notes and one slide with references.
Develop a 6–8-slide presentation in PowerPoint format. Apply APA standards to citation of sources. Use the following file naming convention: LastnameFirstInitial_M4_A2.ppt.
By Wednesday, June 3, 2015, deliver your assignment to the M4: Assignment 2 Dropbox and to the Doc Sharing area.