DGC506 Multicultural Aspects in Counseling

This course is designed to build multicultural counseling competencies. Emphasis is placed on the principles of effective multicultural development: awareness, dispositions, knowledge and skills. Candidates engage in a cultural self-evaluation, investigate community cultures and issues, and identify resources that promote resilience and support for students in schools and strategies that are culturally specific. This course increases candidate’s ability to model cultural proficiency, promote social justice and work effectively in a multicultural environment.