Multicultural Counseling: An Innovative Model
Revised Last Updated: 05/05/2009
Fall, Winter and Spring quarters
Faculty: Heesoon Jun psychology
Academic web site: blogs.evergreen.edu/multiculturalcounseling/
Faculty Signature Required: Applications will be available by April 8, 2009. For applications and/or more information, go to Heesoon Jun's Web page at http://blogs.evergreen.edu/multiculturalcounseling/. Applications received by the academic fair, May 13, 2009, will be given priority. Qualified students will be accepted until the program fills.
Major areas of study include psychological counseling, multicultural counseling theory and skill building, abnormal psychology, developmental psychology, personality theories, psychological research interpretation, studies of oppression and power, ethics in the helping professions, and internship.
Class Standing: Seniors only.
Prerequisites: At least one quarter of college study in programs covering general principles in critical reasoning skills, quantitative reasoning, developmental psychology, human biology, research methods and statistics as well as issues of diversity.
This program will allow students to examine the efficacy of existing psychological paradigms and techniques for a diverse population. One of the program goals will be to increase the students' multicultural counseling competency through a non-hierarchical and non-dichotomous approach to education. Students will learn to interpret research articles and to incorporate research findings into their counseling practice. Students will work with ethics, psychological counseling theories, multicultural counseling theories and psychopathology. In addition, we will study abnormal and developmental psychology, personality theories, psychological research interpretation, studies in oppression and power, and ethics in the helping professions.
In both winter and spring quarters, students will be required to complete internships comprising 15 hours per week in local counseling/mental health settings, providing opportunities to apply their classroom learning in a practical setting. We will use a range of instructional strategies such as lectures, workshops, films, seminars, role-playing, group discussions, videotaping, field trips, guest lectures and internship case studies.
NOTE: Regular attendance to this program is very important.
Credits: 16 per quarter
Internship Required: 15 hours per week internship required during winter and spring quarters.
Program is preparatory for careers and future studies in psychological counseling, clinical psychology, social work, school counseling, cross-cultural studies, research psychology, allopathic and complementary medicine, and class, race, gender and ethnicity studies.
Planning Units: Society, Politics, Behavior and Change
|May 5th, 2009||This program is not accepting new Winter enrollment.|