Social and Cultural Diversity   [Archived Catalog]
2019-2020 Academic Catalog

MFT 6220 - Social and Cultural Diversity

Study of unique characteristics of individuals, couples, families, ethnic groups and communities, and includes, but is not limited to, the following: 1) attitudes, beliefs, understandings and acculturative expressions and learning activities; 2) therapeutic strategies for working with diverse populations and ethnic groups via models or theories of identity development; 3) cultural awareness of therapist regarding self, biases, prejudices and process of discrimination or behavior detrimental to individual and family development; and 4) ethical and legal considerations.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Offered: Summer