Explanation of expectations and limitations of the role of the behavioral health professional on a counseling team. Exposure to the variety of modes of work available to the behavioral health professional, the ethical obligations and responsibilities of working with clients under professional supervision. Prerequisites: None.
Values, perceptions, attitudes, behaviors emphasizing intercultural communication patterns. Techniques for establishing rapport and interaction methodologies in a multicultural context. Competencies, strategies, and treatment modalities necessary for the paraprofessional working successfully with the multicultural clients.
Introduction to trauma in children and adults and its impact on human development, mental health, personality, and overall wellness. Overview of major screening tools for assessing and the major treatment modalities available for treating trauma.