Research-Based, Clinically Sensitive Cultural Factors in Therapy

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"Research-Based, Clinically Sensitive Cultural Factors in Therapy"

This course provides a carefully description and analysis of cultural factors in therapy. The central issue is that psychotherapy was developed primarily within a European/American cultural context, but now many of our clients come from different cultural backgrounds. The solution has two parts: adapting therapy to the cultures of diverse clients, and helping clients adapt to the culture of therapy; this course covers both. It also explains connections between features of Western culture and aspects of therapy practice and provides instruction in important components of cultural competence for counselors. There are descriptions of basic aspects of European American, African American, Latino/a, Asian, and LGBT cultures, and step-by-step instruction in assessing clients’ cultural identities, talking to clients about experiences of prejudice and discrimination, and working with clients’ spiritual beliefs and practices in therapy.

Publication Date:

Child and Adolescent Therapy Science and Art 2nd Edition 2015

Course Material Author

Jeremy P. Shapiro

Jeremy P. Shapiro, Ph.D., a clinical child psychologist and adjunct faculty member of the Psychological Sciences Department of Case Western Reserve University, has 30+ years of experience as a psychotherapist, researcher, and trainer. Dr. Shapiro has published 7 books and numerous articles on topics including child abuse, depression, youth violence prevention, psychotherapy methods, and naturalistic outcome research, and he has presented over 200 workshops to therapists in over 40 states. From the beginning, the central focus of Dr. Shapiro’s career has been integrating scientific findings with clinical reasoning to develop effective, practical strategies for helping clients.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Conduct psychotherapy with clients from diverse backgrounds in a culturally competent way.

  2. Adapt the process of therapy to clients’ cultures and help clients adapt to aspects of the therapy process that are new to them.

  3. Formulate a plan to help clients use their spiritual beliefs and practices to move toward their therapy goals.

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Course Number 102633
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