Engaging with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples
After reflecting, how has your learning in this unit influenced your culturally Responsive social work practice framework utilising privilege and or whiteness/ critical race theory?
This task highlights and develops your critical reflection skills which are essential to develop culturally responsive practice. To strengthen your critically reflective analysis, integrate personal and professional values and ethics, and link to the cultural responsiveness framework referred to throughout this unit.
– Accurately describes culturally responsive social work.
-Accurately describes the supplied critical reflection model. Provides a minimal reflection that broadly discusses learning experience/s .
-Accurately explains the theory of privilege. Presents an argument that links this theory to cultural responsiveness.
-Minimal errors in sentence formation, punctuation, spelling, grammar and language protocols. Uses topic sentences or links paragraphs. Acknowledges most sources. Mostly adheres to APA7 standards. 10 credible sources
list of references you need to use:
Australian Association of Social Workers. (2013). Practice Standards. Retrieved from
Bennett, B. (2015). “Stop Deploying Your White Privilege on Me!” Aboriginal and Torres
Strait Islander Engagement with the Australian Association of Social Workers. Australian
Social Work, 68(1), 19–31.
Bennett, B., Zubrzycki, J., & Bacon, V. (2011). What Do We Know? The Experiences of Social
Workers Working Alongside Aboriginal People. Australian Social Work, 64(1), 20–37.
Bennett, B., & Green, S. (2019). Our voices: Aboriginal social work (Second edition.). Red
Briskman, L. (2014). Social work with indigenous communities: a human rights approach (2nd
ed.). The Federation Press.
Davis, A., & Gentlewarrior, S. (2015). White Privilege and Clinical Social Work Practice:
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Green, S., & Baldry, E. (2008). Building Indigenous Australian Social Work. Australian Social
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Green, S & Bennett B (2018). Wayanha: A Decolonised Social Work, Australian Social Work,
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Indigenous Allied Health Australia. (2019). CULTURAL RESPONSIVENESS IN ACTION: An
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Kowal, E. (2011). THE STIGMA OF WHITE PRIVILEGE: Australian anti-racists and
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Walter, M., & Baltra-Ulloua, J. (2019). Australian social work is white. In Bennett, B., &
Green, S. (Eds.), Our voices: Aboriginal social work (Second edition.) (pp. 65-85). Red Globe
Walter, M., Taylor, S., & Habibis, D. (2011). How White is Social Work in
Australia?. Australian Social Work, 64(1), 6–19.