Provide recommendations for how social workers might address issues of class ism present in the Hernandez case and advocate for change and address classiest policies in their agencies.

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Discussion 2: Power, Privilege, and Class ism

Power, privilege, and class ism are interconnected. The more privilege you enjoy, the more power you have to access opportunities that build wealth. The more wealth you can amass, the higher your social standing. It is important to note that having wealth is not an indictment. However, the privileges that have often led to inequalities in wealth distribution are real. As a social worker, you may find yourself working with clients who do not enjoy the privileges you knowingly or unknowingly enjoy. The more you understand your own relationship to power, privilege, and class, the better you will understand your clients’ realities. For this Discussion, review how class ism is represented in the Hernandez family.

Post by FRIDAY 8PM NEW YORK TIME an explanation of how class ism is demonstrated in the Hernandez video. In your explanation, describe how power and privilege function to highlight class-ism in this case study. Provide recommendations for how social workers might address issues of class ism present in the Hernandez case and advocate for change and address classiest policies in their agencies.

RESOURCES/ REFERENCE

Laureate Education (Producer). (2013). Hernandez Family(Episode 26) [Video file]. In Sessions. Retrieved from https://class.waldenu.edu

Adams, M., Enfeeblement, W. J., Castaneda, C., Hickman, H. W., Peters, M. L., & Zuni, X. (Eds.). (2013). Readings for diversity and social justice. (3rd ed.). New York, NY: Routledge Press.

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