Cross Cultural Practices, Cultural Diversity & Ethical Boundaries: Coping with the Challenges (Abbreviated)
Ethics  continuing education psychology CEUs

Course Learning Objectives/Outcomes
Counselor CEUs, Social Worker CEUs, Psychologist CEs, MFT CEUs

By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain the three ways Asian American clients might cope with the culture conflict.
-Explain why might the Gestalt “Empty Chair” technique be inappropriate for Asian American clients like Chiyo.
-Explain the three important points to incorporate in counseling an African American client.
-Explain the two ethical issues raised by Gerald’s case.
-Explain the difference between an acculturated Hispanic client and an assimilated Hispanic client.
-Explain the two main conflicts in Luisa’s case.
-Explain at what stage will a minority client transfer anger and depreciation to a counselor from the dominant culture, now seen as an instrument of oppression.
-Explain the first attitude and belief a counselor should have in order to develop appropriate cross-cultural intervention strategies and techniques, according to Kocet.
-Explain the ethical principle of "doing good" by keeping the client from harm and aspiring to benefit the client.
-Explain narratives, according to Bruner (reference in the article by Kerl, Stella B.; Using Narrative Approaches to Teach Multicultural Counseling.)
-Explain what is at the core of the construction of racialized and sexualized hatreds and of socioeconomic meritocracy and classism, according to Harley et al (reference in Harley, Debra et al.; Race, Class, and Gender: A constellation of positionalities with implications for counseling; Journal of Multicultural Counseling & Development; Oct. 2002; Vol. 30.)
-Explain the Code of Ethics broadened the concept of family to include what.
-Explain the reason African Americans may have difficulty accepting alcohol abuse/dependence as a disease.
-Explain what are linked lives, according to "A Life Course Perspective on How Racism May Be Related to Health Inequities."
-Explain, in regard to Cultural Competency Assessment, what are structure indicators.
-Explain a Cultural Competence and Social Diversity knowledge base.


"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."

CEU Continuing Education for
Counselor CEUs, Social Worker CEUs, Psychology CEUs, MFT CEUs