Assignment: Immersion Project Paper

Assignment: Immersion Project Paper

Assignment: Immersion Project Paper
For this Assignment, you will submit your Immersion one of two culminating parts of your final project for this course (along with your narrated PowerPoint presentation, which is due in Week 9). This paper is a culmination of what you have experienced and explored throughout your work on this project. You will also upload your Immersion Project Paper to your Professional Portfolio to fulfill the requirements for this Assignment.

By Day 7
Write a 7- to 10-page paper that includes the following:

Reflection on your Immersion Project:
Observation: What observational activity did you attend and what insight did it give you into your selected culture?
Dialogue: How did you carry out your dialogue? Reflect on your experience and what insight it gave you into your selected culture.
Reaction and critical analysis of your experience: This section should incorporate your reflections on your experiences, what you learned about the culture, what you learned about yourself, and how your of this group have changed over time.
Several areas to address in this section include the following:
Description of the culture
Values/belief orientation
Social interactions (relationships within and between group members)
Religious/spiritual beliefs
Roles and expectations
Language and communication
Submit your Immersion Project Paper to both your Professional Portfolio and to your Blackboard Classroom following these instructions:

First, go to the Career Hub found in the Course Home Navigation.

Follow the link there to access your Professional Portfolio.
Upload your paper to the Portfolio. Take a screenshot of the upload confirmation.

these are resources for citations
Learning Resources
Helping Communities Recover From Disasters
Adeola, F. O., & Picou, J. S. (2017). Hurricane Katrina-linked environmental injustice: Race, class, and place differentials in attitudes. Disasters, 41(2), 228–257. https://doi-org.ezp.waldenulibrary.org/10.1111/disa.12204

Domínguez, D., & Yeh, C. (2020). Social justice disaster relief, counseling, and advocacy: The case of the Northern California wildfires. Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 33(3), 287–311. https://doi-org.ezp.waldenulibrary.org/10.1080/09515070.2018.1542593

Kim, H., & Zakour, M. (2018). Exploring the factors associated with the disaster preparedness of human service organizations serving persons with disabilities. Human Service Organizations: Management, Leadership & Governance, 42(1), 19–32. https://doi-org.ezp.waldenulibrary.org/10.1080/23303131.2017.1380737

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2017, July). Greater impact: How disasters affect people of low socioeconomic status. https://www.samhsa.gov/sites/default/files/programs_campaigns/dtac/srb-low-ses.pdf

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (2020, September 8). Disaster response for homeless individuals and families: A trauma-informed approach. https://www.phe.gov/Preparedness/planning/abc/Pages/homeless-trauma-informed.aspx#:~:text=A%20trauma%2Dinformed%20approach%20to,compliance%20with%20public%20health%20directives

Cultural Considerations for Human Services Delivery
Diller, J. V. (2019). Cultural diversity: A primer for the human services (6th ed.). Cengage Learning.

Chapter 8, “Bias in Service Delivery” (pp. 174-203)
Chapter 9, “Mental Health Issues” (pp. 204–232)
Ethical Standards for Human Services Professionals
National Organization for Human Services. (2015). Ethical standards for human services professionals. https://www.nationalhumanservices.org/ethical-standards-for-hs-professionals