May 25, 2020  
2012-2013 Graduate Catalog 
    
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COUN 5760 - Theory and Practice in Multicultural Counseling


(3) Credit Hours

An examination of multicultural and pluralistic trends in contemporary society with the goal of approximating a theory of multicultural counseling taking into consideration the etic vs. emic debate. Cultural Identity Development and Acculturation paradigms are emphasized and their application to individual, group, family, and organizational counseling. Students have the opportunity to examine their own cultural identity and its impact upon the counseling process. Also included are culturally sensitive interventions with diverse populations based on age, race, religious preference, sexual orientation, physical and intellectual ability, ethnicity, family patterns, socioeconomic status, and gender. Prerequisites: COUN 5020 and 5450, or department head approval.



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