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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 ZOOM SESSION

Please complete the following PRIOR to our Zoom session on August 30:

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

NASP: Supporting Marginalized Students in the Context of the 2020 Election

Wilkerson: America's Enduring Caste System

4. Prepare for Blackboard Quiz (RAT#1)

Review your notes from the readings. The 5-question multiple-choice quiz will be on the assigned readings. This RAT will be made available to you after we start our Zoom session.

5. Join Zoom session at your designated time (1:00/4:30 pm) on August 30.

The Zoom link is posted in Blackboard Announcements.

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)