Description: This course is designed to increase understanding of cultural and racial and other stereotypes that interfere with optimal understanding and treatment of diverse populations in American society. Theory and research are reviewed so as to understand the cultural differences and the interplay among concepts of pathology, treatment and cultural stereotyping. Information is provided about the unique mental health needs of African Americans, Asians, Hispanics, Indigenous, Bi-racial and multi-racial Americans and gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender populations. Letter grade only.
Sections offered: Fall 2021
Prerequisite: CPP 680 and admission to the Clinical Psychology Psy.D. program