PROFCOUN 706 - Cultural Issues in Counselling

Course code
Cultural Issues in Counselling
Counselling, Human Services, and Social Work
Delivery modes
Weekly Lecture
Course director

Brian Rodgers

Course description

A critical examination of cultural dimensions present in counselling activities.

Learning outcomes

At the completion of this course, it is intended that students will be able to: Identify the cultural influences that have contributed to the development of their own personal identities and world views, and analyse the implications for their work as practitioners. Discuss the implications of the Treaty of Waitangi and the structural relationships of cultural groups within society in Aotearoa/New Zealand for counselling practitioners. Demonstrate critical awareness of the broad cultural issues relevant to counselling theory and practice in Aotearoa/ New Zealand. Demonstrate an understanding of the complexity of cultural identities and the interaction of various cultural influences in the lives of individuals and their relationships. Demonstrate the knowledge and skills required for effective counselling practice with culturally diverse clients.

    Currently scheduled classes

    2021 Epsom (Semester 1): On campus sessions every week on Thursdays from 4.30 pm - 6.30 pm

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