CCMH511 Week 5 – Cultural Awareness in Counseling


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Cultural awareness is an important part of counselor development. This assignment will allow you to explore some aspects of your own culture that may contribute to your desire to be a counselor as well as the reason why cultural awareness is important.

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper reflecting on your current level of cultural awareness.

Include the following:

Describe the cultural identities, values, and experiences that led you to consider a career in counseling.
Explain why cultural awareness is important in counseling.
Describe the role of culture in how people change.
Describe ways to assess a client’s perspective on culture.

Include a minimum of 2 to 3 peer-reviewed sources to support your assessment.

Format your paper according to APA guidelines.