Discuss the Significance of Multicultural Awareness

Please discuss the significance of multicultural awareness to your practice, profession, or career. How do you think the understanding and comprehension of multicultural issues can help you in your practice or career? Your response should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts presented in the course and provide new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards.


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Organista, B. B., Marín, G., & Chun, K. M. 2010 The psychology of ethnic groups in the United States

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