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Effective multicultural work requires practitioners to develop continuing awareness of self, increased knowledge and practical understanding of others’ worldviews and consequent behaviors, and ever changing skills for engaging increasingly diverse clients, colleagues, agencies and systems. Successful completion of this course requires that the student have awareness, knowledge, and skills for understanding and addressing the impact of culture and power on organizations and systems. This class builds on the prerequisite course entitled Diversity Foundations 1 by addressing issues of inter-cultural relationships, and the interactions of culture and power structures, and the impact of culture on organizations and systems. In addition to readings and didactic teaching, course methodology incorporates experiential and simulation learning activities including, field trips, guest presentations, and use of media.

Department of Counseling degree students and special graduate students with permission.

Program: Counseling

Credit: 3

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COU-330

Introduction to the…

When taught for 3 credits, this course is…

Counseling

Credits 3-4

COU-351

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This course focuses on the acquisition of the…

Counseling

Credits 1

COU-352

Techniques of Student…

This course, the second in the series, focuses…

Counseling

Credits 1

COU-395

Special Topics

Special topics in the discipline, designed primarily for…

Counseling

Credits 1-5

COU-794

Internship II in…

This course is the final in a sequence…

Counseling

Credits 3

COU-795

Special Topics

Grading System: letter grades only.

Counseling

Credits 1-3