By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain the five factors that regulate the relationship between acculturation and stress.
-Explain what ethical issue arises when counseling a client of another culture regarding empowerment.
-Explain five ways that culturally different clients experiencing transference may react to a therapist.
-Explain three important issues to consider in starting a multicultural group.
-Explain the four steps of the Transcultural Integrative Model.
-Explain according to Burner, what has led to the failure in counseling programs and ultimately to ineffective cross-cultural counseling experiences.
-Explain what awareness enables certified counselors to guard the individual rights and personal dignity of the client in the counseling relationship.
-Explain the five stances listed by Greene.
-Explain which Section of the 1999 NASW Code of Ethics is most definitive about the content knowledge that the social worker must attain.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."