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SHSV 222 Multicultural Counseling

5 credits
Multicultural communication skills are essential in the social and human services field. The student will develop multicultural mindfulness so they can work effectively with diverse client populations.

Prerequisites: SHSV 110  or instructor permission.

Quarters Offered: Spring

Global Outcome(s)
This course teaches to the global outcome of Intercultural Appreciation.

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Apply personal insight regarding the majority culture when interacting with clients
  • Describe and appreciate minority cultures in America
  • Interact effectively with clients within the context of racial, cultural, ethnic, and linguistic differences
  • Analyze the impact of social primary and secondary institutions on diverse communities
  • Question and reflect upon personal privilege and ethnocentric view
  • Identify the impact of historical events on major ethnic groups in America
  • Appreciate and affirm the differences and similarities of individuals
  • Model cultural appreciation and strive toward personal cultural competence