This course represents an in-depth study of the clinical skills necessary for school psychologists to work effectively with multilingual, multiracial, and culturally diverse populations. This experience-based course will develop multicultural competence, specifically awareness, knowledge, and skill related to cultural, racial, linguistic, ethnic, gender, sexual identity, age, ability, and socioeconomic factors that influence and shape behavior and development, including privilege and oppression in each of these areas. Personal history, literature, and films will be analyzed in the contexts of acculturation, identity, and systemic oppression. Current research and theoretical and applied knowledge in this field will be reviewed. Students will integrate theoretical and applied knowledge in written assignments and presentations.
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These are SPCL students in a TBL course with Prof. Elizalde-Utnick. They are discussing and deciding on the best seating arrangement when conducting a counseling session with a parent and interpreter.
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