PPSY6550: Diversity I: Social Aspects of Behavior from a Multicultural Perspective

Class Program
Credits 2
An examination of philosophical assumptions of multiculturalism. Ethical considerations related to multiculturalism, strategies with diverse populations, and indigenous psychotherapy approaches. The influence of gender, gender identity, sexuality, race, ethnicity, spirituality/religion, age, ability, size, and other factors related to diverse populations in the therapeutic process and on the psychologist. Students will learn ethical and cultural characteristics needed to sensitively and appropriately serve multicultural and diverse populations as well as to see themselves as a diverse individual.