PYB 606: Social-Cultural Diversity

Synonym:

86237 (for web registration)

Section:

B

Faculty:

Alice Scudder

Credits:

3

Seats:

20

Semester:

Fall 2012

Meeting Schedule:

Tuesdays 8/28 - 12/18 (4:00PM-6:29PM)

Description:

This course will expose students' to issues of ethnicity, race, gender, socioeconomic status, culutre, sexual orientation, physical/psychological ability, religion, age, etc. as these relate to their development as counselors. students' will explore their own attitudes and beliefs through experiential exercises, small and large-group discussions. Through discussions of texts, novels, films, and lectures, students' will learn about historical contexts and contemporary concerns of diverse groups. In order to provide a foundation for competent and ethical practice, students' will examine stategies for working professionally as individual, group and family counselors with diverse populations.