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- Students who have fallen behind in understanding counseling across cultures
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- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning counseling (visual or auditory)
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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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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