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PSY5620 Multicultural Competence

Course Description

This course provides specific exposure to core elements in multicultural counseling. The course is specifically designed to enhance students’: a) deepening awareness and appreciation of their own cultural identities through theoretical frameworks; b) understanding of variables that affect therapeutic process and outcomes for diverse individuals, couples, and families; c) knowledge of evidence-based practices, community-defined evidence, and cultural adaptation of effective practices; and d) skills in committing to multicultural competence and sensitivity as an ongoing, developmental process in becoming and practicing as a therapist.