Redesigning a Multicultural Counseling Graduate Course: Strategies to Increase Multicultural Competence
1 CE Hour Approved by NBCC
“Redesigning a Multicultural Counseling Graduate Course: Strategies to Increase Multicultural Competence”
Jessica Fripp & Kim Coggins
Training in Counseling graduate programs emphasizes the importance of multicultural competence, yet many students feel ill-prepared when working with clients from diverse populations. Furthermore, instructors are often met with resistance related to course content. To navigate these concerns, workshop presenters will discuss barriers to teaching multicultural course content, introduce a revised concept to structuring the course material and recommend strategies for implementing effective teaching methods to increase student preparation.
- Critically address the unique challenges of facilitating multicultural course material.
- Deliver the modified course content and structure for participants to utilize at their programs.
- Utilize strategies for integrating and implementing this course design in future Counselor Education graduate courses related to diversity and multicultural competence.
About the Speakers
Jessica Fripp earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education and Supervision and is currently employed as an Assistant Professor, where their research interests include strategies for engaging diverse populations to mental health treatment. Currently, they research cultural factors (e.g., resilience, attitude, social stigmas).
Kim Coggins earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education and Supervision and is currently employed as an Assistant Professor where they specialize in using child centered play therapy techniques and training others in its philosophy and use. Currently, this presenter is researching effectiveness of parent interventions with military populations.
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