Cultural background paper describing the background of your parents or primary caregivers in regards to family culture and how this background impacts you both personally and as a counselor. If you have a multi-racial background, pick the 2 most predominant cultural backgrounds.
The key question you will answer in this paper is how your cultural background influenced the family system patterns found in your family of origin. You will look at some of the research describing people from your background, consider family system patterns found in those cultures (comparing and contrasting them with your own family of origin), explore internet resources related to your culture, and interview your parents/significant care givers or other significant family members to get information.
Your paper will also include a genogram focused on cultural aspects of your family’s experience. Below you will find further information.
Research Sources for your Paper:
You will use at least 7 scholarly reference sources relating to your family’s cultural background. Scholarly sources are academic journals or books/texts from the multicultural disciplinary area.