Analyze Diversity in Family Therapy

Use your critical and creative thinking skills to compose a reflective essay that focuses on key ideas related to diversity, your personal philosophy of diversity, and the importance for cultural competence in family therapy.

Your reflective essay should demonstrate your critical analysis of the issue of diversity AND cultural competence by including (a) your reflection on the concept of diversity; (b) your description of your philosophy of diversity; (c) your understanding of the concept of cultural competency. Your essay should include both references to your own personal experiences with diversity and citations from the assigned readings to support your arguments.

Put these two items together in one document to complete this assignment.

References: Franklin, C. (2002). Becoming a strengths fact finder,
Hastings, C. (2002) So, how do you become culturally competent?,

Lawless, J. A. (2002). A Caucasian male's journey toward cultural competence. ,
Manderscheid, R. W. (2002). Crossing the quality chasm of racial disparities,
McIntosh, P. (1988). White privilege: Unpacking the invisible knapsack.
Takeuchi, D. T. (2002). Race, place, and diversity