Multicultural Identities Self-Assessment Scoring Guide

Multicultural Identities Self-Assessment Scoring Guide

Criteria Non-performance Basic Proficient Distinguished
Cultural Identifications: Analyze own cultural identifications and cultural groups that might be easy or difficult with which to work in a professional setting. Does not identify at least five own cultural identifications or demonstrates no self-awareness about why certain groups might be easy or hard to work with in a professional setting (fewer than 5 cells in last column complete). Identifies own cultural identifications (in at least 5 of the ADDRESSING groups) and demonstrates minimal self-awareness about why some groups might be easy or hard to work with in a professional setting (fewer than 5 cells in last column complete). Identifies own cultural identifications (in all 10 ADDRESSING groups) and demonstrates adequate self-awareness about why some groups might be easy or hard to work with in a professional setting (at least 8 cells in last column complete). Identifies own cultural identifications (in all 10 ADDRESSING groups) and demonstrates advanced self-awareness about why certain groups might be easy or hard to work with in a professional setting (10 cells in last column complete).
Privilege: Evaluate areas of privilege and under-privilege. Does not demonstrate self-awareness by evaluating areas of privilege and under-privilege. Provides a basic evaluation that demonstrates poor self-awareness by evaluating areas of privilege and under-privilege. Provides an adequate evaluation that demonstrates some self-awareness by evaluating at least three areas of privilege and three areas of under-privilege. Provides a comprehensive evaluation that demonstrates significant self-awareness by evaluating at least three areas of privilege and three areas of under-privilege.
Biases: Analyze bias that may impact one’s work in the field of psychology. Does not provide a discussion of how cultural identifications can foster biases toward or against specific cultural groups. Provides a basic discussion of how cultural identifications can foster biases toward or against specific cultural groups; however, discussion could have provided much more detail. Provides an adequate discussion of how cultural identifications can foster biases toward or against specific cultural groups; however, discussion could have provided more detail. Provides a comprehensive discussion of how cultural identifications can foster biases toward or against specific cultural groups.
Relationships: Analyze how cultural implications may have an impact on professional relationships. Does not provide an analysis of how own cultural identifications can impact professional work with clients and colleagues. Does not provide an analysis of how own cultural identifications can impact professional work with clients and colleagues. Provides an adequate analysis of how own cultural identifications can impact professional work with clients and colleagues. Provides a comprehensive analysis of how own cultural identifications can impact professional work with clients and colleagues.
Communication: Write clearly, with correct spelling, grammar, syntax, and good organization, following APA guidelines. Does not write clearly, and there are gross errors in spelling, grammar, syntax, and organization. Writes with inconsistency (there were moments of clarity and organization, and moments of confusion or disorganization in writing) and with gross errors in spelling, grammar, or syntax. Writes clearly with adequate clarity and organization, although ideas could have been clearer or more organized, and fewer than 6 errors in spelling, grammar, or syntax. Writes concisely with excellent clarity and organization and fewer than 2 errors in spelling, grammar, or syntax.