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Jacqueline Woolley, Chair The University of Texas at Austin, SEA 4.212, Austin, TX 78712 • (512) 475-7596

Fall 2003

PSY 341K • Multicultural Psychotherapy-W

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
41145 W
4:00 PM-7:00 PM
NOA 1.116
RAMIREZ

Course Description

This class will be a research seminar. This seminar is an introduction to multicultural approaches to personality assessment and counseling psychotherapy. Issues and processes related to multicultural development in American society will be reviewed. Different theories and intervention approaches will be critically examined vis-a-vis degree of match or mismatch to the value systems and worldviews of peoples who perceive themselves as "different" and/or disenfranchised. A cognitive styles-cross-cultural model of assessment and psychotherapy will be presented.

Grading Policy

Class Participation: 10% 2 Class Presentations: 20% Term Paper Rough Draft 15% Final Draft 35% Degree of Improvement 20%

Texts

Ramirez, M., Multicultural Psychotherapy. (2nd ed.) (1st ed.)

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