CE Credit: 3 Hours
Target Audience: Psychologists, Counselors, Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists
Learning Level: Intermediate
This is a web-based course requiring an internet connection to access the online reading materials. Course instructions provide a direct link to the public-access online document. Based on thorough reviews of the research literature, the document Psychology Education and Training from Culture-Specific and Multiracial Perspectives: Critical Issues and Recommendations provides specific cultural information about African-American, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino, American Indian, and multiracial populations, as well as recommendations for training and practice related to each group. This course is appropriate for any mental health professional who would like to learn more about diversity and multicultural counseling. Course #30-56 | 2011 | 20 posttest questions | 5 page course download includes instructions, link to online document and posttest questions
- Identify the consequences of overgeneralizing with respect to an ethnocultural group
- Identify key cultural values that should be understood when teaching about the Native people of the US
- List the components of the multicultural counseling competences model
- Describe culturally competent mental health education and training for diverse populations
- Identify factors related to cultural self-identity among various multiracial groups in the United States
About the Author(s):
The American Psychological Association (APA), located in Washington, D.C., is a professional organization with more than 150,000 members, including researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants, and students. All the documents on which this course is based were compiled and written by members of the American Psychological Association. Full lists of authors are available in the documents.
Professional Development Resources is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Professional Development Resources maintains responsibility for all programs and content. Professional Development Resources is also approved by the Florida Board of Psychology and the Office of School Psychology and is CE Broker compliant (#50-1635).