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Social Work Research 2

Given the increasing diversity that characterizes the landscape in the united states, social workers also need to consider culture when formulating interventions—and may even need to adapt a particular intervention to be more culturally sensitive and relevant.in this discussion, you interpret qualitative data and determine relevant practice recommendations that can be adapted to a diverse group.to prepare

Discussion: Qualitative Findings and Social Work Interventions
You may have heard the expression that you can’t truly understand someone until you’ve “walked a mile in their shoes.” To a certain extent, because it is based on felt and lived experience, qualitative research can approximate that level of understanding. Clients’ thoughts and feelings explored through an interview, for example, can be highly personal and authentic records.Evidence-based practice calls for the use of research data to guide the development of social work interventions on the micro, mezzo, and macro levels. In terms of qualitative data, this means social workers develop interventions and programs that take into account the very real experiences conveyed. Given the increasing diversity that characterizes the landscape in the United States, social workers also need to consider culture when formulating interventions—and may even need to adapt a particular intervention to be more culturally sensitive and relevant.In this Discussion, you interpret qualitative data and determine relevant practice recommendations that can be adapted to a diverse group.To Prepare
Review the Matheson et al. article in the Learning Resources. Pay close attention to the Findings section, in which themes are conveyed and participants’ quotes are presented.
Also review the Fennig and the Marsiglia et al. articles on cultural adaptations of interventions and programs. In the Fennig article, focus on the surface structure and deep structure adaptations presented.Answer the following questions
Respond two of your colleagues who made a different recommendation than you did.
Elaborate on their cultural adaptation with the group they identified. For example, you might discuss a merit or limitation of the cultural adaptation that your colleague proposed, or you might suggest an alternative application.I have upload files for discussion post for colleagues