illustrate knowledge of the concepts through an original personal and/or professional integration of the text material. All assignments MUST be typed, double-spaced, in APA style, and must be written at graduate level English.
You must integrate the material presented in the text. In addition to the text, you may use current, evidence based research. Outside research should support and compliment the text, and not be used instead of the text.
Your responses to each question must reflect your own understanding of the text material in direct and specific context to the question. Cite your work according to APA format. Legal and ethical issues must be addressed when relevant.
Your responses should be approx approx 1-1 page(s) per question.
The entire assignment should be 6-8 pages total plus a title and reference page.
The text authors state that although sharing a cultural value may lead to a therapeutic working relationship between two different individuals of color, its expression may potentially cause misunderstandings in counseling as well. Provide an example of a shared cultural value and how its expression might lead to misunderstanding in counseling.
In the case study of Daryl in Chapter 4, if Ms. Jones decided to act on Daryls behalf and intervene from a preventive, MCT and social justice perspective, in what specific ways would her traditional school counselor role and activities be altered? Also discuss who/whom would be targeted for intervention and the types of interventions that would be considered for each identified target.
Many people view the concept of white supremacy, as being primarily historical, in nature, or as only currently related to certain extremist groups who live in particular regions of the United States. What is your definition of white supremacy? What is your comfort level in examining this concept and its relationship to your own worldview, biases, and experiences?
Toward which specific marginalized groups are you at greatest risk to commit a microaggression? Discuss your answer from the perspective of your social conditioning, critical experiences, and current worldview. What could you do to minimize the likelihood of this happening?
The text authors recommend that mental health professionals develop community liaisons and/or partnerships with indigenous healers. Under what circumstances and for what types of problems would you consider making a referral to, obtaining a professional consultation from, conducting group counseling with, or seeking services from a shaman or other indigenous healer, on behalf of a client, yourself or someone with whom you are personally close?
The text authors state that white racism is a sickness in society and white people are also victims who are in need of help. What do they mean by this? Do you agree? Explain. How does their statement relate to White Identity Development? What are the types of help available to White counselors and counseling students as they reflect upon and proceed through their own process of racial identity development?
American Psychological Association (2020). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association. (7th ed.).