SWT 138 : Counseling from a Cultural Perspective
This course will acquaint the students with some of the problems facing minorities. It will stress the importance of the counselor’s knowledge of, and sensitivity to, the minority client experiences and how these experiences are greater now than they have been at any time in the past three decades. This course will help counselors and mental health practitioners maximize their effectiveness when working with a culturally diverse population. The student will learn to establish the necessary and sufficient conditions of a counseling relationship with clients who are culturally different. Similarities in race, ethnicity, and culture will be stressed.