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Social Justice Practice for Counselors

This course is intended for students who are currently working at an Internship site (prerequisite is APSY-GE 2812 Practicum in Counseling for Mental Health, Wellness or APSY-GE 2648 Practicum in School Counseling, APSY-GE 2682 Cross Cultural Counseling) and will examine interdisciplinary connections to mental health counseling using a postmodern framework. Emphasis is placed on learning practical applications of social justice theory, narrative theory, and trauma-informed interventions as they apply to the sociocultural aspects of counseling. Focus on the utilization of critical thinking skills applicable to intersectional identities, the effects of intergenerational and historical trauma on communities and families and the facilitation of effective conversations with clients, supervisors and colleagues about these difficult topics.

Course #
APSY-GE 2113
Units
3
Term
Fall
Department
Applied Psychology