” yoga, tai-chi, mindfulness” Yes, I’m sure being prescribed westernized white-washed versions of our own cultural practices will be very helpful, on top of the fact that meditation has been contraindicated for treating long term persistent trauma. Or is it the view that Asians don’t count as BIPOC? “Helping clients to better understand the harmful social structures that contribute to their distress” Do you think we are not already aware? It’s amazing, I’ve written on the establishment twisting Fanon into some kind of ignorance/internalized-colonialism indictment against those underserved by healthcare. And here it is. ” Additionally, the authors call attention to approaches that address underlying societal issues, such as access to healthcare, housing, and safety.” Why is this considered a sub-category of social work? Why can’t social workers lead with this as their professional purview, and leave our internal lives alone when uninvited? Continuing to gatekeep access to social services and material aid behind a gentler, friendlier psychiatric evaluation doesn’t sound like decolonization. It sounds like Mother Theresa.