Social and Cultural Diversity Paper

When constructing this paper, use a three-part structure according to the following guidelines:Part 1The first part of the paper requires you to identify information from your own personal history. Use the following questions to help guide your reflections:1)Identify your personal biases and how they may impact your counseling approach. Remember, everyone has biases. The point is not to project them onto your clients.Note: It is preferred you discuss your cultural biases.    2)Describe your personal history by documenting experiences with discrimination you may have experienced and how your cultural background impacted these experiences. If you have not had any experiences, share why you believe this to be true. 3)Identify memories of contact with those who were culturally different than you, and your experiences associated with these differences. Be specific.4)How has your life experience affected how you may relate to persons different than you? Be specific.Part 2The second part of the paper requires you to demonstrate an understanding of the concepts of racism/discrimination. Use the following questions to help guide your reflections:1)What does it mean to be a subtle racist? Please include a referenced definition and example.2)Why could there be significant differences in perceptions and values of members within the same ethnic group? Be specific.Part 3The third part of your paper requires you to review and reflect on the ACA or ASCA code of ethics. Please use the code of ethics related to your program and professional identify.  Use the following to help guide your reflection:1)Discuss how the ACA or ASCA code of ethics will inform your practice. a)Identify and cite the specific ACA or ASCA multicultural codes that you will use to inform your practice.2)What did you learn about the importance of cultural sensitivity in treatment planning?3)How do communication styles and help-seeking behaviors differ across cultures?4)How might strategies to build rapport be differentiated based on culture?5)Examine underlying reasons for differential treatment methods.a)Consult several professional journals on treatment practices and cultural biases.b)Identify sources of potential counselor cultural bias within these practices. 6)What resources could help you to become more informed regarding cultural diversity? Cite resources you can use to dispel your personal biases.7)How could you apply your learning to your future practice as a counselor?