Potential Conflicts Regarding Social Class, Age, Gender

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Potential conflicts regarding social class, age, gender, and/or sexual orientation are primarily formed in the environment each person was raised. “Culture is the conscious and unconscious content that a group learns, shares, and transmits from generation to generation that organizes life and helps interpret existence.” (pg. 113 Understanding Culture and Cultural Differences). Each will prioritize success differently, depending on where they start. Age and the world are always changing; new conflicts are explored while old conflicts are questioned. One may feel the need to fix the problem quickly with one solution and direction; while the other may feel the need to analyze the situation and present several avenues to achieve success. Control, manipulation, vulnerability, are all emotions presented on varying levels depending on gender and the importance of…show more content…
There may strong emotional needs, or the need for acceptance to address. Also, with social class, education levels will differ due to the ability or non-ability to send their children to private schools or continue higher education levels for degrees, while other children may not graduate high school. Social skills are developed at different levels depending on the interaction each class encounters in society. Skilled jobs may be the only option for careers instead of careers requiring a degree. Financial security & safety have different definitions. One social class may save for retirement while another may save to meet their bills each week. Financial strains may also limit the choices while determining a plan of success. “The short-term intervention approach reinforces this by explaining the two tasks that overlap other approaches. First, the helping process needs to occur quickly and the second is to prove it works.” (pg. 142 Part II The practice of social

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