Apr 21, 2024  
Mercy College 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Mercy College 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CASC 270 - Counseling in a Multicultural Context


Credit(s): 3
The course is a cognitive and experimental study of social and psychological variables that influence the cross-cultural counseling relationship in relation to substance disorders. The various multicultural theories are explored in aiding to create and implement effective treatment to meet the needs of a diverse population with substance disorders. Emphasis will be placed on the social identities of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, class, age, sexual orientation, and their influences on substance disorders. Students are expected to comprehensively evaluate their own values and beliefs according to their own cultural and ethnic backgrounds. 



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