Ch 5: Counseling Across Cultures

About This Chapter

The Counseling Across Cultures chapter of this Guide to Becoming a Substance Abuse Counselor course is the simplest way to master counseling across cultures. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you learn the essentials of multicultural counseling.

Who's It For?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering counseling across cultures material will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about counseling across cultures. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding counseling across cultures
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning counseling (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about substance abuse counseling
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra counseling learning resources

How It Works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Counseling Across Cultures chapter exam.

Why It Works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Counseling Across Cultures chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any counseling across cultures question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students Will Review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a counseling across cultures unit of a standard substance abuse counseling course. Topics covered include:

  • Multicultural counseling overview
  • Gender issues in counseling
  • Counseling LGBT individuals
  • Counseling in a college or university setting
  • Ageism and age considerations in counseling
  • Religion and spirituality in counseling
  • Changing family patterns

7 Lessons in Chapter 5: Counseling Across Cultures
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What is Multicultural Counseling?

1. What is Multicultural Counseling?

Multicultural awareness is very important in counseling. This lesson will tell you what multicultural counseling involves and how to be an effective multicultural counselor. We'll follow a school counselor as he prepares himself for a new role with culturally diverse students.

Counseling Across Gender

2. Counseling Across Gender

How does gender impact counseling? Should counselors approach clients of different genders differently? In this lesson, we'll look at some of the challenges with regards to counseling across gender lines and the impact of gender roles on mental health.

Counseling Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered People

3. Counseling Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered People

In many ways, counseling LGBT clients is just like counseling straight clients. But in other ways, LGBT clients face specific challenges that straight clients might not face. In this lesson, we'll look at how to counsel LGBT clients.

Counseling in Colleges and Universities

4. Counseling in Colleges and Universities

College can be an exciting time of life. But for many students, it can also bring about common emotional challenges, like depression, anxiety, addiction, ADHD, and eating disorders.

Counseling Aged Populations

5. Counseling Aged Populations

Older adults are the same as everyone else in some ways, and very different in other ways. In this lesson, we'll take a look at how the unique and general challenges of late adulthood impact counseling sessions.

Religious and Spiritual Development in Counseling

6. Religious and Spiritual Development in Counseling

Religious or spiritual discussions do not just happen in churches. This lesson looks into spiritual and religious counseling done by therapists and why it is of interest to clients.

Issues with Changing Family Patterns

7. Issues with Changing Family Patterns

Families have changed a great deal over time. In this lesson, we'll look at dual career, single parent, and blended families. We'll consider the unique issues each can present.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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