sap course 1429717617

Course Code & Number:

GPC 421

Course Title:

Culturally Sensitive Counseling

Level of Course:

BS

Credits:

(2+2+0) 3 TEDU Credits, 5 ECTS Credits

Catalog Description:

Understand the importance of cultural differences. Theories and methods in culturally sensitive counseling. Education, professional and ethical issues in culturally sensitive counseling. Increasing cultural awareness and cultural sensitivity. Evaluate applicability of counseling theories to Turkish Culture

Pre-requisites & Co-requisites:

Pre-requisites: NONE
Co-requisites: NONE
Grading: 

Term Paper - 60% 
Reflection paper - 20% 
Poster Presentation - 20%

Year of Study: 
Senior
Semester: 
Fall
Mode of Delivery: 
Face-to-face
Language of Instruction: 
English
Course Type: 
Compulsory
Required Reading: 
1. Sue, D. W. & Sue, D. (2008). Counseling the culturally diverse: Theory and practice (5th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. 2. Schwarzbaum, S. E. & Thomas, A. J. (2008). Dimensions of multicultural counseling: A life story approach. Thaousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Extended Description: 

The multiple dimensions of multicultural counseling and therapy. The affective and conceptual dimensions of multiucltural counseling and therapy. The political dimensions of mental health practice. The practice dimensions of multiculturalcounseling/therapy. Worldview dimensions in multicultural counseling/therapy. Social justice dimensions in counseling/therapy. Multicultural counseling and specific populations. Counseling and therapy involving minority group counselors/therapists. Counseling and therapy with racial/ethnic minority populations. Counseling and special circumstances involving racial/ethnic populations. Counseling and therapy with other multicultural populations.

Learning Outcomes: 

Upon succesful completion of this course, a student will be able to
1. criticise their own cultural values and biases;
2. explore the nature of biases, prejudices, processes of intentional and unintentional oppression and discrimination, and other culturally supported behaviors that are detrimental to the growth of the human spirit, mind, or body;
3. apply counseling theory, to cross-cultural interaction;
4. analyze significant communication and relationship patterns that can impede or enhance the cross-cultural counseling process;
5. recognize the manifestation of the Euro-American world-view in American society, and explore the world-views of non-European cultural groups;
6. summarise current literature on methods and outcome studies in cross-cultural counseling;
7. identify ethical and legal issues relevant to multicultural counseling;
8. practice effective cross-cultural counseling skills;

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods: 
Telling/Explaining
Discussion/Debate
Questioning
Reading
Collaborating
Case Study/Scenarion Analysis
Simulation & Games
Brainstorming
Drama/Roleplaying
Seminars
Guest Speakers
Service Learning
Web Searching
Assessment Methods and Criteria: 
Written Project
Presentation (Oral/Poster)

Student Workload:

Debate
15
hrs
Midterm Exam 1
1
hrs
Midterm Exam 2
1
hrs
Final Exam
2
hrs
Research Review
15
hrs
Report on a Topic
18
hrs
Case Study Analysis
18
hrs
Oral Presentation
16
hrs

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