How do we channel new understandingsabout the negative impact of whiteess behaviours in order to progress developing ross-cultural competencies for social work students? The answer lies in new trends in adaptive social work practice that problematizes the ida that cultural competene is a framework that incorporates a 'one-size-fits-all' set of strategies that can be used in any context with different cultures, including work with Indigenous Australians. However, both the Australian Association of Social Workers(AASW and the Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA) suggest adopting a new way of working that asks practioners to be more culturallly-responsive. Cultural responsiveness in action, is a framework developed by the IAHA to respond to a ' ... need for practical strategies to build cultural safety using strangths-based and action oriented.......
|Title of host publication||Social work|
|Subtitle of host publication||Innovations and insights|
|Editors||Pawar Manohar, Wendy Bowles, Karen Bell|
|Place of Publication||North Melbourne, Vic|
|Publisher||Australian Scholarly Publishing|
|Number of pages||18|
|Publication status||Published - Aug 2018|
Mlcek, S. (2018). Combating whiteness behaviours through culturally responsive practice. In P. Manohar, W. Bowles, & K. Bell (Eds.), Social work: Innovations and insights (pp. 61-78). Australian Scholarly Publishing.