COUNSELING AFRICAN AMERICANS

1) Describe the topic in detail from the perspective of this course (multicultural awareness, knowledge, and skills).

2) Analyze shortcomings and strengths that exist in the literature about your topic.

3) What goals, activities, and information are needed for counselors to improve their cultural competence when working with this population?

4) Goals that are appropriate for working with this population, pretending that you were the counselor and assuming that it is ok to set goals for clients (these are goals that you would set out for your client, regardless of the mental health diagnosis of the client).

5) Describe specific activities and interventions that can be implemented by mental health counselors to improve counseling outcomes with this particular population