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Ch 9: Diversity and Equality Issues in School Counseling

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Reviewing diversity and equality issues in school counseling can be fun with this chapter full of brief video lessons and quizzes. These lessons aim to develop your knowledge of related issues that will prove beneficial in your role as a school counselor.

Diversity and Equality Issues in School Counseling - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, you can view short and interesting video lessons about concepts like the definition of multicultural and strategies for helping ESL students. Our brief self-assessments allow you to check your memory of religious development and many other aspects of counseling. When you have finished this chapter, you will have reviewed the following:

  • Biographical characteristics of individual diversity
  • Definition of multicultural
  • Explanation of counseling across gender
  • Gender and religious development in counseling
  • Impact of culture on education and diversity on achievement
  • Definition of student achievement
  • Strategies for helping ESL students
  • Diversity issues within school counseling

Your progress will be tracked as you move through the video lessons and quizzes. Contact our instructors if you have any questions. If you need to re-watch sections of the videos, use the timeline to go to those sections. You can also utilize our video transcripts to study the content at your own pace.

9 Lessons in Chapter 9: Diversity and Equality Issues in School Counseling
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Individual Diversity: Biographical & Demographical Characteristics

1. Individual Diversity: Biographical & Demographical Characteristics

Biological and demographic characteristics such as age, gender, race and length of tenure are easily acquired through work documents, and these characteristics can help predict how individuals will behave at work.

What is Multicultural Counseling?

2. 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

3. 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.

Religious and Spiritual Development in Counseling

4. 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.

The Effect of Culture, Socialization & Culture Shock on Education

5. The Effect of Culture, Socialization & Culture Shock on Education

In this lesson we will explore the effect of culture on the socialization of children. We will also seek to understand the impact that culture has on their educational experiences.

Student Achievement: Definition, Factors & Research

6. Student Achievement: Definition, Factors & Research

What is student achievement? This lesson provides a general definition of student achievement, defines factors that impact a student's ability to achieve and explains what research shows about successful student achievement.

How Diversity Influences Student Achievement

7. How Diversity Influences Student Achievement

Diversity can be defined as the differences among people. In this lesson, we'll learn how poverty, social class, culture, and ethnicity can impact student achievement.

Resources for Supporting ESL Students

8. Resources for Supporting ESL Students

Students who do not speak English as a primary language have unique challenges in their education. In this lesson, we are going to look at resources and methods teachers can use to support these students.

Student Diversity & Equality Issues in School Counseling

9. Student Diversity & Equality Issues in School Counseling

In this lesson you will learn about the equality issues that school counselors face and strategies that can be implemented to identify and help eliminate inequality in schools.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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