Week 11 Discussions 1 & 2

Week 11 Discussions 1 & 2. I have included the discussion I used the last time. No plagiarism.

 Discussion 1: Multicultural Counseling Competencies

Throughout this course, you have considered how various treatment issues and societal changes can impact couples and families, and you have examined how a counselor might help couples and families remedy problems resulting from these issues and societal changes. You also considered the role of evidence-based practice in a profession that attempts to help others in the most effective way possible.

In this Discussion, you examine your strengths and limitations in working with multicultural and diverse couples and families. You will also explore multicultural competencies for counselors with expertise in marriage, couple, and family counseling.

Post by Day 3 a brief explanation of your strengths and limitations in working with multicultural and diverse couples and families. Explain one competency you might need to enhance to be a culturally competent counselor with an expertise in marriage, couple, and family counseling. Explain how you might gain these cultural competency skills.

Read a selection of your colleagues’ postings.

Respond by Day 5 to at least one of your colleagues’ postings. Respond in one or more of the following ways:Share an insight from having read your colleague’s postingOffer and support an opinionValidate an idea with your own experienceExpand on your colleague’s posting

Be sure to support your postings and responses with specific references to the Learning Resources.Discussion 2: Family Counselors and the Legal System

In this Discussion, you examine how marriage, couples, and family counselors interface with the legal system. You will also explore legal situations and appropriate strategies for involvement within the scope of practice of a marriage, couples, and family counselor.

Post by Day 4 a brief description of two legal issues that may arise when working with clients in couples and family counseling. Describe ways in which a couples and family counselor may be called on to participate in these legal situations.

Read a selection of your colleagues’ postings.

Respond by Day 6 to at least one of your colleagues’ postings. Respond in one or more of the following ways:Share an insight from having read your colleague’s postingOffer and support an opinionValidate an idea with your own experienceExpand on your colleague’s posting

Be sure to support your postings and responses with specific references to the Learning Resources.

Week 11 Discussions 1 & 2