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Counseling Contemporary Multiple Heritage Couples, Individuals and Families

The multiple heritage population is one of the fastest growing segments of the U.S. population, so it is important that counselors become aware of and develop a greater knowledge and understanding of this population. This course examines the lives of contemporary multiple heritage couples, individuals, and families, including trans-racial adoptive families.

A multicultural counseling competency framework is applied to discussion and recommendations of counseling intervention with this population.

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Recognize attitudes, biases, and beliefs and the possible impact of these as they relate to the multiple heritage population
  • Expand awareness and knowledge of the historical contexts under which the multiple heritage population has functioned in
    U.S. society
  • Understand models and theories that have been utilized to place the multiple heritage population in a conceptual framework