Multicultural Counseling and Therapy.
Complete and Submit Chapter Response Paper III: The goal for this assignment is to develop sign posts for your future practice. The text, “Culturally Alert Counseling,” presents information and research specific to culture, diversity, gender, social class, disabilities, etc. “Case Studies in Multicultural Counseling and Therapy” provides corresponding case studies and analysis. “Social Justice Counseling looks at prejudices and injustice that some cultures face. All 3 texts are to be used in your chapter response paper.
For this Chapter Response paper choose any three (3) specific cultures from Chapters 14 through 17 in “Culturally Alert Counseling,” (for example, for example, “Gender & Sex”, ”Gay, Homosexual, Transgendered” “Religion & Spiritualities”, “Disabilities”, etc.)*, integrating the case study analysis provided in “Case Studies in Multicultural Counseling and Therapy” and relevant Social Justice Counseling issues to support your discussions.
For each of the three (3) cultures you choose, you must provide the following: In light of the culture you bring to life, in your interactions with each culture described in the texts, what will you especially want to keep in mind in your interface with each so that you honor them and yourself and work effectively with them as a therapist, a colleague, a social acquaintance, a partner, a neighbor? What will be especially easy and fun and what could be challenging, knowing who you are? These responses will be entirely unique to you and your cultural framework.
These responses should be approximately – Total 3-4 pages in length for each of the 3 cultures you choose. Total assignment should be between 9-12 pages PLUS title and reference page. If a culture you want to know more about is not covered in the texts you are encouraged to expand your education to meet your needs. You may even substitute one cultural group in the texts by researching any other culture you are not likely to encounter. Please thoroughly integrate the information from the course text. All assignments MUST be typed, double-spaced, and must be written at graduate level English. Be sure to properly cite your references and include a reference page per APA format.
Please note: “Culturally Alert Counseling” and Case Studies in Multicultural Counseling and Therapy are both edited texts. Please review APA referencing on how to cite an edited text and how to list an edited text in the Reference List.
Analyze your own cultural background
Compare and contrast research and practices relevant to helping people from culturally diverse backgrounds
Discriminate processes and issues related to clients of various ethnic & cultural origins
Formulate patterns of racial and ethnic adaptation
Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology