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SPCL 7922 Multicultural Counseling & Consultation in Schools: Session 1 - Module 1: Cultural Humility & Multicultural Counseling Competence

Open Educational Resource (OER) created for Professor Elizalde-Utnick's SPCL 7922 course.

TASK LIST TO PREPARE FOR CLASS SESSION

Please complete the following PRIOR to our in-person class on August 29:

1. Getting to Know You Questionnaire

Go to Blackboard Announcements for the questionnaire link.

2. Blackboard Discussion Board

Go to Blackboard to the Discussion Board link and post to the "Please Introduce Yourself" forum.

3. Readings

Read the assigned articles (linked below). It is recommended that you take notes, as it fosters a deeper processing of the material. The password is posted on Blackboard (Announcements).

Hook: Engaging Clients with Cultural Humility

Wilkerson: America's Enduring Caste System

Optional Reading for Supplemental Information: Lopez & Elizalde-Utnick: Beyond the Boundaries of Multicultural School Psychology

4. Prepare for In-Class Quiz (RAT#1) at the Beginning of Class

Review your notes from the readings. The 5-question multiple-choice quiz will be on the Hook and Wilkerson readings.

SUMMARY

In this session we will begin with the quiz on the readings. We will then go over course requirements, including the group norms and rules for class discussion. We will explore cultural humility and multicultural counseling competence: awareness, knowledge, and skill. We will also discuss Isabel Wilkerson's portrayal of America's 'caste' system, and how it relates to the school psychologist's work with marginalized students and their families.

SESSION SLIDES

OPTIONAL REFLECTION ACTIVITY

Our names tell a lot about who we are and where we come from. We often have thoughts about our names and their roots and significance. Reflect on your name using the attached worksheet.

OPTIONAL/SUPPLEMENTAL VIDEO: CULTURAL HUMILITY (16:50)

OPTIONAL/SUPPLEMENTAL VIDEO: CASTE (1:05:55)