Cambodia COUN 515

Multicultural Counseling

This course applies an interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, strength-based and disability studies lens to understand the needs of youth and families and the influence of social and cultural factors on the lived experience of disability. This course will examine multicultural counseling and emphasize culturally informed and responsive approaches for working with children with special needs and their families in clinical mental health and school counseling settings. Students will engage in a wide range of academic and experiential exercises, field trips and reflection activities aimed to increase multicultural knowledge, skills and self-awareness to work effectively with families of children and youth with disabilities and with the network of service providers and community agencies with which these families interact.

Important Dates Date
Application Deadline Feb 5, 2016
Travel Dates July 22 - August 6, 2016
Pre-Trip Session: May 20, 2016 1pm - 4pm MRH- 127
Post-session September 9, 2016
Expense Cost
USD Tuition $2,100
Global Study Fee $   350
Estimated Travel Costs $1,393*
Total Estimated Expense: $3,843

* Airfare not included


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Please note: 

1. The estimated program costs includes accommodation, transportation for in-country program activities, some meals and program costs. Students will need to budget for some additional meals and incidental costs.

2. Upon registration, you will be billed a non-refundable $150 deposit.

3. When you receive confirmation that you have been accepted to the course, you need to book your own flights.

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