Intersectionality case analysis | SOCW 6051 – Diversity, Human Rights, and Social Justice | Walden University


  • Review the What Is Intersectionality? video in the Learning Resources. Reflect on intersectionality and what it might look like for clients you meet in practice.
  • Access the Social Work Case Studies media in the Learning Resources and explore Crystal’s case.

 Identify the dimensions of identity present in the case.

Explain how these dimensions overlap and intersect to compound experiences of oppression 

Explain how you would approach the case as a social worker. How would you intervene or empower the client?

Would you explore social class as a contributor to the client’s experience—why or why not? Does class matter? 

 Use the Learning Resources to support your case analysis. Make sure to provide APA citations and a reference list.