Multicultural Counseling

THERE’S A TOTAL OF THREE ASSIGNMENTS

Discussion Assignment 1:

Please answer the following questions with no more than 250 words.:

What are some similarities and differences between Evidenced-Based practice and cultural competence? Don’t forget to cite and source

Discussion Assignment 2:

Please answer the following questions with no more than 250 words, don’t forget to cite and source:

How does one balance science, religion, and the wide range of beliefs in the world with one’s own beliefs and practices?

How do spirituality and religion impact a person’s belief system? How might these relate to issues of mental health?

How do things in the first questions impact you as you study to become a professional counselor? What are your thoughts about non-Western and non-traditional practices for treating mental health issues in diverse clients?

Reflection Assignment 3:

Please answer the following questions with no more than 2 double spaced, APA format pages not including the reference page, don’t forget to cite and source

1.     What are your feelings about the likelihood of your working in the future with a client whose belief system and spiritual practices are foreign to you?  What would your reaction be if a client wanted you to pray with him/her in session?

2.     How do you feel about talking with clients about religion, spirituality and non-traditional healing?  How do you think it might impact you if a client wanted to talk about seeking and following the advice of an indigenous healer for a diagnosis of lung cancer, rather than following through with the advice of a reputable  oncologist to undergo chemotherapy and radiation treatment?