HSER 358

Cross-Cultural Counseling

4 Undergraduate credits
Effective August 1, 1998 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

This independent study covers the various concepts involved in counseling racial/ethnic minority persons. The major areas included are differences in culture-bound values, language differences, stereotyping and client resistance. In addition, students have an opportunity to assess the presence, absence, or levels of biases they have toward racial/ethnic minority persons.

Learning outcomes

General

  • The cultural difference of minority groups, Afro-Americans, Chicanos/Latinos, American Indians, Asians, with emphasis on Class, Race and Gender.
  • The current trends in research and application of culturally appropriate techniques.
  • The important cultural elements which affect the counseling relationships.