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The empathic understanding of diversity. The application of the Transcultural Consultation in social services
Author/s: Davide Galesi 
Year:  2020 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  18 Pg. 132-149 FullText PDF:  227 KB
DOI:  10.3280/WE2020-002010
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Social workers often have difficulties communicating empathically with people with a migration background. Based on participant observations and semi-structured interviews, this exploratory study focuses on transcultural consultation as a tool that through the connection between the psycho-emotional and socio-anthropological dimension allows a more adequate assessment of clients' needs and resources, as well as a more participatory construction of the interventions respecting the principles of uniqueness and self-determination.
Keywords: Migration; transcultural psychology; ethnopsychiatry; multicultural social work; cultural competence; transcultural consultation.

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Davide Galesi, The empathic understanding of diversity. The application of the Transcultural Consultation in social services in "WELFARE E ERGONOMIA" 2/2020, pp. 132-149, DOI:10.3280/WE2020-002010


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