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This chapter helps students review the concepts in a social and cultural elements of counseling unit of a standard counseling course. Topics covered include:
- Multicultural counseling
- Counseling across genders
- Special considerations when counseling gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders
- Counseling older adults
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 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.
5. What is Cross-Dressing? - Definition & Psychology
The practice of wearing the clothing of another gender figures largely in many media, literary, and popular cultural sources. In this lesson we will explore cross-dressing, including its definition, how the practice is viewed differently in Eastern and Western cultures, and the psychology behind it.
6. Cultural Heritage: Definition & Types
In this lesson, we'll define cultural heritage, discuss both tangible and intangible cultural heritage, talk about why cultural heritage is important and see some basic examples of it.
7. Ethnic Identity: Definition and Development
The term ethnic identity refers to the group with which an individual identifies. This lesson will discuss ethnic identity and the way it emerges and changes throughout the lifespan.
8. Cross-Cultural Psychology: Definition, History & Issues
In this lesson, we will go over the history, significance, and current application of cross-cultural psychology, an often overlooked yet incredibly important field of psychology.
9. Cultural Relativity: Definition & Examples
This lesson discusses the concept of cultural relativity, which is an approach to understanding cultures that are different from one's own. It encourages us to see cultures as different but not better than others.
10. How Can Emotional Intelligence Help You In School?
In this lesson, we will talk about emotional intelligence (EQ), what it is, how to improve it, and the impact it can have on interpersonal interaction.
11. What is Emotional Literacy?
In this lesson, teachers, counselors, and educational support staff will learn the definition of emotional literacy. The lesson will also discuss why educators should teach emotional literacy, and give suggestions for implementing it into the school culture.
12. Reflecting Feelings: Definition & Examples
Reflecting feelings could be one of the simplest yet most effective strategies for making a speaker feel heard and understood. In this lesson, learn the definition and purposes of reflecting feelings, and take a look at some examples.
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