30 Jan My culture is not a trend
Write a one page paper using the scenario provided below. Based upon the course concepts explored include your analysis as to why the Indigenous male client may be uncomfortable with the female Caucasian Psychiatrists statements.
Furthermore, include culturally competent approaches to assist with overcoming any barriers to building client-provider rapport resulting from and inherent to a bad first impression.
An Indigenous male client enters a female Caucasian Psychiatrists office for the first time. The office is quite expensively decorated; one wall hangs several dream catchers, on another wall hangs a colorful Navajo rug, and on the table facing the clients chair is a large Hopi Kachina doll.
When the Psychiatrist observes the client silently taking in all of the objects reflective of a variety of subgroups of Indigenous People of the America, she exclaims, As you can see, I love to decorate with Native American art! The Indigenous male client shifts uncomfortably in his chair and castes his eyes downward.