In this assignment students are required to prepare a case study. The case study must be on a specific
diversity group in the Australian community. The case study will examine their specific needs, the history
this group has endured, the obstacles that exist for this group to access care and services and the
opportunities available for accessing the needed services. The case study will also explore the role of
community services and the specific skills and knowledge set required to competently provision this
Specifically, the case study is to include:
An introduction about the diversity group focused on in the case study
A discussion as to what this group has endured historically, socially and politically
A brief review of current literature on the group and their respective issues
An investigation of the obstacles that exist for this group when accessing care and services and the
opportunities that exist for this group to be supported through the community
The discussion should address the skills and knowledge set needed to develop culturally
competent services and practices for working with this group.
You will need to include an overview of the community services available for this group and the role and
function of these services.