This module elaborated on the influence of diversity in human services organizations. You learned about the costs and benefits of having a diverse direct service staff in a human services agency. You also learned about the attitudes of minority workers serving minority communities and minority and non minority workers serving clients from different cultures.
In this assignment, explore the influence of diversity in the workplace in addition to the effects of diversity of client populations on direct service workers.
Using your textbook, the Argosy University online library resources, and the Internet, address the following:
Discuss the effects of service providers working in their own culture.
Discuss the effects of service providers working with different cultures.
In your answer, provide your opinion, with support from research, on costs and benefits of each situation.
post your responses to this Discussion Area in a minimum of 200 words. Your response should rely upon at least two sources from professional literature. This may include the Argosy University online library resources, relevant textbooks, peer-reviewed journal articles, and websites created by professional organizations, agencies, or institutions (.edu, .org, or .gov). Write in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrate ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources (i.e., APA format); and use accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.