Clinical Practicum: Working with Diverse Populations

Term: Fall 2011

Subject Code: GPSY

Course Number: 6903

Under the auspices of the New School Counseling Center and in collaboration with the International Student Services (ISS) office, this practicum will provide students with advanced training in working with culturally diverse populations.  The primary client population will be international students at the New School, with the additional possibility of training and exposure to LGBTQ students and students of color.  The practicum will formally run Fall semester 2011, but will involve a small amount of preparation during the summer 2011 in the form of outreach presentations to the international student community, resident hall advisors, etc. Students will conduct client screenings, weekly group therapy sessions (with the possibility of additional individual therapy cases), and attend weekly class meetings during which group supervision, didadic presentations, and discussions of relevant readings will take place.

Students who are interested in college counseling settings, young adults, community outreach, culturally diverse populations and/or have experiences living/working abroad are especially encouraged to enroll.

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