2020-2021 Catalog Fall Update

ECC 646 Critical Approaches to Diversity in School Counselling

This course offers an introduction to the theory, ethics and practice of counselling diverse populations in schools. Candidates critically analyze the sociocultural context of counselling and the influence of both counsellor and systemic bias on case conceptualization and treatment planning. Therapeutic cultural competencies are developed through rigorous exploration of candidates’ culture-bound identities, experiences, values, and beliefs. Topics examined include culture, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, intersectionality, power, privilege, and ethics.