Parker Counseling & Education Services

Cultural Diversity (6 CEUs)

This online counseling CEU class that teaches how to serve culturally diverse families effectively, marriage and family therapists need to develop a level of cultural competence. This course discusses specific guidelines will be discussed, including orient the family to therapy, do not assume familiarity, address issue of racism, intervene multi-systemically, do home visits, use problem-solving focus, involve religious leader, incorporate the father, and acknowledge strengths. Conceptual and empirical support for each guideline is discussed, and conclusions are made regarding culturally competent therapy with culturally diverse families.