Adrian is a 34-year-old social worker at Tennant Creek Hospital. He moved from Melbourne after graduating 6 months earlier. His family has remained in Melbourne. Adrian is from Sudan and has reported to his supervisor that he is experiencing racism within his personal life and has begun to impact his work with patients and colleagues.
Identify the causes of the tension experienced by Adrian and the strategies that could be adopted by Adrian to address these issues.
For discussion with other students on forum –100 words minimum (no maximum limit).
What situations have you encountered in your life or work that have challenged your gender, culture or age. How did this make you feel and how did you manage the situation?
Alston, M (2009) Innovative Human Service Practice: Australia’s changing landscape.
Palgrave Macmillan. South Yarra.
My area of study
Social work/humanitarian work