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Addressing Cultural Differences
Addressing Cultural Differences to Support Victims of Gender-Based Violence
Publication Date: May 21, 2021
Dr. Tricia Bent-Goodley, a professor at Howard University who has spent decades as a social worker specializing in gender-based violence, joins Patchwork to share her first-hand experience. To meet victims where they are means understanding where they come from, she says. To adequately care for a victim from a trauma-based perspective, care providers must first understand the community and the culture that inform the context of the crime.