Chapter 6: Bridges and Barriers in the
• Lack of…(bridges)
• Space violation
• Cultural and gender
Steps in the
CONNECT with the client
APPRECIATE your client’s
RESPOND to what your client
EMPOWER the client to
problem-solve with you
3 skills to facilitate empathy
A) Recognition and classification of
Information, action, empathetic understanding
B) Attending behaviors
C) Empathetic responses
The nature of this exercise is to engage in an open discussion about the
use of stereotypes and therefore attention must be paid to the personal
experiences brought forth.
SPECIAL ED STUDENTS
AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES
HONOR ROLL STUDENTS
GIRLS W/ GREEN HAIR & PIERCINGS
Debrief by asking the following:
Were there any stereotypes posted about groups or
categories to which you belong?
Where do they come from?
Where do we hear them most often used?
Were there any positive ones? Why should they also be
Is there any group that is free from stereotypes?
Allow any individuals to share their experiences with being
CHAPTER 7: ROLE RELATIONSHIP PATTERNS
Role- traditional pattern of behavior and self-
expression performed by or expected of an individual
within a given society
Ascribed roles (birth)
Acquired roles (life)