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2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CSP 514 - Cultural and Community Issues in Counseling and School Psychology

Prerequisite, acceptance into the graduate program in counseling or school psychology. This course requires a minimum of 15 hours of field experience in a community setting. Readings, written assignments, and in-class activities focus on the unique challenges diversity brings to the provision of counseling and psychological services to children, youths, and parents. Students will learn the history, culture, and expectations of various ethnic and cultural groups and develop the cross-cultural communication skills necessary to work effectively with families of varying cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. Students will also explore how issues such as immigration, poverty, and racism affect pupil development, counseling practices, and the development of effective interventions. (Offered every semester.) 3 credits