CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE PRACTICE

PHE5CRP

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will address the issue of culture and diversity in the practices of counselling and art therapeutic work. Your learning will be directed towards enhancing your ability to work with individuals and groups from diverse cultural backgrounds; with a special emphasis on working with indigneous and refugee communities. Issues of diversity and difference will be more broadly explored in relation to groups within society which are seen to diverge from 'dominant' culture. You will be invited to explore your own values in relation to difference and toleration as the basis for developing 'culturally responsive practice'.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPatricia Fenner

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in HMCOUN - Master of Counselling or HMART - Master of Art Therapy.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Students must have passed all first year subjects before they can proceed on to the second year subjects.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsThe handbook of transcultural counselling and psychotherapyPrescribedLago, C. (2011)OPEN UNIVERSITY PRESS: MAIDENHEAD (ELECTRONIC RESOURCE/LTU LIBRARY)
ReadingsWorking together: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health and wellbeing principles and practicePrescribedPurdie, N., Dudgeon, P. & Walker, R. (Eds) (2010)COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
ReadingsCulturally Adaptive Counselling Skills: Demonstrations of evidence-based practicesRecommendedGallardo, M.E., Yeh, C.J., Trimble, J.E. & Parham, T.A. (Eds) (2012)SAGE: CALIFORNIA
ReadingsDifference and diversity in counselling: contemporary psychodynamic perspectivesRecommendedWheeler, S. (Ed) (2006)PALGRAVE: NEW YORK

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City, 2014, Week 19-25, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPatricia Fenner

Class requirements

Seminar
Five 6.0 hours seminar per study period on saturday during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
2,500-word case study50
2,000-word reflective essay50