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diverse populationsdiverse populations.” (Ratts and Santosin Capuzzi & Stauffer, p. 111). Chapter 4 highlights the need to increase multicultural and diverse population awareness competencies. The text affirms that “promoting issues of career equity and access to career resources further enhances their work with clients” (p. 112). Expectations include ethical, nondiscriminatory, and objective performance and evaluation..

 

To prepare for this Discussion:

  • Review this week’s Learning      Resources.
  • Think about a few of the      challenges that clients who have a diverse or multicultural background      might encounter in terms of career development.
  • With these examples in mind,      reflect on why it is important for a counselor to engage in      self-reflection and critique traditional career theories when working with      clients who belong to these minority groups.
  • Consider how the developmental      theories described in Chapter 4 might be helpful in understanding the      needs of these clients. Also think about how developmental theories and      racial identity theories might be utilized to address the needs of clients      who belong to different minority groups.

With these thoughts in mind:
Post by Day 4: a description of how development theories and racial identity theories could inform your work with clients who belong to these minority groups.

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

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Required Resources

· Capuzzi, D., & Stauffer, M. D. (2012). Career counseling: Foundations, perspectives, and applications. (2nd ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson Education.

o Chapter 4, “Career Counseling Without Borders: Moving Beyond Traditional Career Practices of Helping”

Media

· Video: Laureate Education, Inc. (Executive Producer). (2007). Vocational psychology and counseling: Career counseling and diversity. Baltimore: Author with Dr. Darrell Luzzo

Note: The approximate length of this media piece is 17 minutes.

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