HSM 250 Week 1 Checkpoint Human Services Vocabulary Hunt

The way by which a person becomes a member of a culture group; this includes learning the language, belief patterns, history and values of that particular group.

Acculturation-A process of intercultural borrowing marked by the continuous transmission of traits and elements between diverse peoples and resulting in new and blended patterns. (Merriam-Webster's Third New International Dictionary Unabridged, n.d.).
          The taking of traits, values and other social patterns from one cultural group and mixing them with a person’s own background ending in a mixture of both cultures.
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