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differences between cultures exist without applying judgments about those differences. They will watch for prejudice and cultural bias in psychological
theories and concepts, in research, in institutions, in the community, and in their own lives and professional practice. They will seek collaboration and
input from members of the cultural groups they serve when developing new services and programs. They will develop and express cultural humility
(Tervalon & Murray-Garcia 1998). They will strive to see clients as individuals, not stereotyped representatives of a larger cultural group. Worldview
varies not only with cultural, racial, and national origin, but also with acculturation, educational level, age, gender identity and expression, sexual
orientation, and many other factors.


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