Refer to the â€œSocial and Cultural Diversity Paper Writing Instructionsâ€ for a detailed explanation of the requirements for the Social and Cultural Diversity Paper that you will be developing throughout the course.
You should have been working on the draft of this paper since you developed the outline early in the course.
For this assignment, complete the first draft of the paper (1,750-2,000 words), structured in three parts, in which you address the content criteria provided in â€œSocial and Cultural Diversity Paper Writing Instructions.â€
The paper must include 10 scholarly references in addition to the textbook. More references may be used if necessary.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.
This assignment meets the following CACREP Standards:
2.F.2.a. Multicultural and pluralistic characteristics within and among diverse groups nationally and internationally.
2.F.2.b. Theories and models of multicultural counseling, cultural identity development, and social justice and advocacy.
2.F.2.c. Multicultural counseling competencies.
2.F.2.d. The impact of heritage, attitudes, beliefs, understandings, and acculturative experiences on an individualâ€™s views of others.
2.F.2.g. The impact of spiritual beliefs on clientsâ€™ and counselorsâ€™ worldviews.
2.F.2.h. Strategies for identifying and eliminating barriers, prejudices, and processes of intentional and unintentional oppression and discrimination.
This assignment meets the following NASAC Standards:
18) Understand diverse racial and ethnic cultures, including their distinct patterns of interpreting reality, world view, adaptation, and communication, and to incorporate the special needs of minority groups and the differently abled into clinical practice.
119) Recognize the importance of individual differences by gaining knowledge about personality, cultures, lifestyles, and other factors influencing client behavior, and applying this knowledge to practice.