Competencies for Counseling the Multiracial Population

About the Course:

This course is intended to provide counseling competencies for working with and advocating for members of the multiracial population. This population would include interracial couples, multiracial families and individuals, LGBT indivduals and families, LGBQQIA individuals and families and transracial adoptees and families. The competencies discussed in the article are meant to serve as a resource for how behavioral health professional can competently and effectively work with and advocate for these populations.

Publication Date:

March 2015


Multi-Racial/Ethnic Counseling Concerns (MRECC) Interest Network of the American Counseling Association Taskforce

Recommended For:

Counselors, therapists, mental health professionals, psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, adoptive and child protective social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Recognize the unique issues of the multiracial, multiethnicities and LBGT, and LGBQQIA populations.

  2. Recognize providers own biases

  3. Adapt counseling practices to these populations.

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Course Number: 102379
Credit Hours: 2cr
Exam Fee: $13.94
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Format: Online Article
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