2017-2018 Graduate and Professional Studies Programs 
    
    Oct 20, 2018  
2017-2018 Graduate and Professional Studies Programs [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PS 6190 - Social & Cultural Foundations in Mental Health (HU S)


This course is designed to promote development of a theoretical and practical framework for effective delivery of mental health and human services within the context of multiculturalism. In addition to exploring the effects cultural diversity has on helping relationships, this course will examine the relationship that ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, minority status, aging, and disability in understanding multicultural factors. Students will identify practice‐based strategies that address cultural challenges to service delivery including the impact of individual prejudices and discrimination. Developing recognition of one’s own cultural development and the impact that has upon practice will be emphasized. (3 credits)