Counselling Across Cultures

Cultural differences, such as appropriate behaviour, customary norms and expectations, can create barriers to multicultural relationships in counselling or social work contexts. An understanding of another person’s culture can help you understand that person. Learn to understand bias toward and barriers against effective multicultural relationships. In this course you will learn:

 

  • How the counsellor's and client's cultures interact
  • Individual differences within cultures
  • Cross-cultural communication hurdles
  • Research on culture and child-development
  • How to cope with change