This isn’t a paper but a discussion Question:
a brief summary of the article you selected and explain the approach the article suggests for addressing cultural influences of individuals with mental illness. Then explain how you, as a social worker, might utilize the “Cultural Formulation Interview” in the DSM-5 to apply cultural competence skills when working with clients who need help managing a mental illness. Finally, explain how acculturation affects an individual psychologically and sociocultural and describe a strategy you would implement as a social worker to help with the process. The article is listed below:
Fu Keung Wong, D. (2007). Uncovering sociocultural factors influencing the pathway to care of chinese caregivers with relatives suffering from early psychosis in hong kong. Culture, Medicine & Psychiatry, 31(1), 51-71. doi:10.1007/s11013-006-9038-7
American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Arlington, VA: American Psychiatric Publishing.
- “Cultural Formulation” (pp. 749–759)