Linked to Lead and Serve, Relevant State/National, and Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP, 2016) Standards.
ECD 525 will provide acculturative experiences and experiential learning activities to foster students' understanding of self and culturally diverse clients in the following areas of Social and Cultural Diversity, Students will be required to demonstrate knowledge in these areas as a result of active participation in this course:
multicultural and pluralistic trends, including characteristics and concerns between and within diverse groups nationally and internationally
theories of multicultural counseling, identity development, and social justice
counselors' roles developing cultural self-awareness, promoting cultural social justice, advocacy and conflict resolution, and other culturally supported behaviors that promote optimal wellness and growth of the human spirit, mind, or body
counselors' role in eliminating biases, prejudices, and processes of intentional and unintentional oppression and discrimination
ethically and culturally relevant strategies for interpreting and reporting the results of research