Capabilities Within The Framework
Social workers understand that diversity characterises and shapes human experience and is critical to the formation of identity. Diversity is multi-dimensional and includes race, disability, class, economic status, age, sexuality, gender and transgender, faith and belief. Social workers appreciate that, as a consequence of difference, a person's life experience may include oppression, marginalisation and alienation as well as privilege, power and acclaim, and are able to challenge appropriately.
- Identify and take account of the significance of diversity and discrimination on the lives of people, and show application of this understanding in your practice
- Recognise oppression and discrimination by individuals or organisations and implement appropriate strategies to challenge
- Identify the impact of the power invested in your role on relationships and your intervention, and be able to adapt your practice accordingly.