HS2113: CULTURAL DIVERSITY
The course will focus on the historical, cultural, medical and psychological perspectives when helping individuals with diverse backgrounds and conditions in community settings. Diversities will include, but are not limited to, race, ethnicity, religious background, disability, age, mental illness, crime, socioeconomic status or chemical dependency. Emphasis on transition issues, self-determination and empowerment, and community life/integration will be discussed. Political and legislative influences and ethical issues will be presented.