PY 777B: Human Diversity & Clinical Enterprise

Synonym:

51743 (for web registration)

Section:

B

Faculty:

Gargi Roysircar-Sodowsky

Credits:

3

Seats:

18

Semester:

Spring 2008

Meeting Schedule:

Tuesdays 1/15 - 5/6 (1:00PM-3:29PM)
Tuesdays 3/18 - 5/6 (1:00PM-3:29PM)

Description:

Competency Area: Social Bases of Behavior
Required of and Restricted to Year I students.

This course utilizes principles and concepts of multicultural and cross-cultural psychology to attempt to acquire an increased understanding of diverse under-represented groups, with an emphasis on understanding racism, sexism, heterosexism, classism, and ageism. It utilizes the multicultural competencies perspective to facilitate learning how to perform effective clinical work with individuals who are of different cultures, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, socioeconomic status, ages, ability, religion, and spirituality. (Section assignments will be made by the department and provided to students prior to registration.)