Identify a marginalized group with whom you have little personal knowledge and little or no experience working.

Identify a marginalized group with whom you have little personal knowledge and little or no experience working.Discuss some commonly held stereotypes and beliefs that you have heard about this group.Consider how the stereotypes and beliefs discussed above create biases that you have about this group. What are these biases? How might these biases impact your ability to engage in culturally competent practice?Identify one strategy that you can implement toward understanding a person from this group and practicing cultural competence.The book :Multicultural Social Work Practice: A Competenct based Approach to diversity and Social Justice ( Please Include Chapter 3 and 5)Example:Physically challenged, e.g. people in wheelchairs.Stereotypes and BeliefsStereotypes I have heard about people in wheelchairs: “not smart,” “can’t do anything,” “helpless,” “sad,” “pathetic”.Due to those stereotypes, my beliefs are: “They will have difficulty working or finding employment”; “life must be more difficult or harder for them”; also “more challenging for them to be in a relationship”.Impact of stereotypes and beliefs on my biasesMy biases may impact how I view him/her, and I may not be seeing the actual person but the one I have “made up in my mind”.I might be too caring as I think they need more help or nurturance.I may not encourage employment as I don’t think they need a job or will be able to find one due to the physical disability.I may not hire the person.I may think the person needs others to help out or do things for him/her.Strategies to develop cultural competencePractice cultural humility by talking with people who are in wheelchairs and learn more about them.Read up on the American with Disabilities Act