This course isdesigned to assist students to develop an understanding ofthe implications of cultural andindividual diversity including race/ethnicity, gender, disability, age, class, spirituality and religion, geographic region, and sexual orientation. This course will provide an overview of social justice, culturally diverse counseling techniques, and identify how cultural values, beliefs, attitudes, public policies, and "isms" influence consumers and service providers. Emphasis will be placed on debunking cultural myths and stereotypes through the use of case studies, examples, and discussion to present implications and best practices for rehabilitation and mental health counselors, other human service providers, and educators in addressing the needs of culturally diverse consumers and students through direct service and referral. In addition, this course offers students an opportunity for self-exploration, growth, and expansion and sharing of diverse viewpoints. Finally, this course is designed to promote ethical and professional behavior when working with diverse populations.
Prerequisite(s):   Consent of instructor
Syllabi (Requires Link Blue/MyUK credentials)
Fall 2017
  Section 001 - Debra A. Harley (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
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