Cultural Competence Intervention Paper. (China and Family Therapy) I created a PowerPoint that can assist in ideas. This assignment builds on the work from the PowerPoint presentation assignment. After gaining a better and more in-depth understanding about cultural characteristics and the development of family therapy in your selected country, you are to develop a culturally congruent intervention tailored to that culture. You will write an 8-10 page paper (excluding title page and references) in APA style describing the intervention and how it is culturally relevant for your selected country. You may use any of the course materials for the assignment including other students’ PowerPoint presentations that are posted on Blackboard. A minimum of six references must be included – at least TWO must be outside sources from peer-reviewed journals that are not required for this class. Students will be given the opportunity to submit at least one draft and receive feedback from the instructor before submitting the final paper. The number of allowed revisions might be increased for students for whom English is not the first language. If you have questions about the appropriateness of the intervention, be sure to consult with the instructor. Consider the following questions/areas as you develop your clinical intervention and write your paper. How does this intervention fit with the culture you are working with? How would your approach be different if the family was from a Western context? Describe the culture you are focusing on for this intervention. What are the characteristics that you feel are relevant for this particular intervention or the situation that the intervention is meant to address (type of problem the intervention is designed for). What is the intended outcome of the intervention? (Its purpose?) How does this intervention fit with the therapy models you are learning about in the program? What is the history of the intervention and who is associated with it (if anyone)? How would you decide this was the right intervention for your client(s), culturally, clinically, contextually, individually (etc.)? (i.e., When it is indicated?) Are there any ethical issues relevant to this intervention? When would you NOT employ this intervention with a client? (i.e., When is it contraindicated?) What special cultural considerations would you need to contemplate before carrying out this intervention? How would you evaluate the effectiveness of the intervention? How would you measure this? Be specific. Describe your thoughts about the ethics of the international issues of counseling and therapy. How might your personal culture of origin influence your therapeutic work with clients from the culture you are focusing on for this intervention?
Therapy in China Name: Institution: Course Title: Instructor: Date: Structural Family Therapy and Divorce in China 1 Introduction Family therapists opine that individuals are entities closely embedded in a relationship network, rather than existing as separate units (Stanton & Welsh, 2012). This perception acknowledges the mutual effects family members can have on others (Tse, Ng, Tonsing & Ran, 2012). In Chinese culture, each family member plays a unique role in the society. The elderly people are highly esteemed while the youth are the central focus of the family. Chinese societies are largely hierarchical and the males take up patriarchal roles. While males are breadwinners and heads of households, females become homemakers. With such a hierarchical structure in place, gender equality is highly repressed in Chinese culture. The One-Child policy has been blamed as a leading contributor to gender inequality that has resulted in male dominance in Chinese societies (Hesketh, Lu & Xing, 2005). In the workplace, a similar trend is reflected where women are paid less than their male counterparts. Such a climate has given way to an increase in a number of social problems such as divorce. Today, Chinese view marriage as a freedom of choice. Progressivism introduced stringent measures to protect the rights of divorced women. However, these laws have since then seemed to encourage divorce by supporting cultures such as flash marriages and flash divorce where...