Use your textbook, Sue and Sue’s Counseling the Culturally Diverse: Theory and Practice, to complete the following:
- Read Chapter 1, “Obstacles to Cultural Competence: Understanding Resistance to Multicultural Training,” pages 5–33.
Use the Capella University Library to complete the following:
- Read Arredondo’s 1999 article, “Multicultural Counseling Competencies as Tools to Address Oppression and Racism,” from Journal of Counseling and Development, volume 77, issue 1, pages 102–107.
Use the Internet to locate and explore the Code of Ethics and Professional Standards related to cultural competence and social justice advocacy (you will use these codes of ethics to complete Unit 1 Discussion 2, Cultural Competence and Social Justice Advocacy):
- American Counseling Association. Explore the ACA Web site and browse the publications. Specifically, read these publications:
- NAADAC: The Association for Addiction Professionals. Explore the NAADAC Web site and read the following:
Dr. Sue and Dr. Kiselica: Reactions and Defenses
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Cultural Competence and Social Justice Advocacy
The 2014 ACA Code of Ethics addresses the ethical responsibilities of counselors with respect to providing counseling in a culturally sensitive manner, and to advocating for the removal of barriers that hamper the growth and development of clients. As you read, ACA also endorses professional standards related to cultural competence and social justice advocacy. Based on your visit to the NAADAC Web site, what did you find with respect to ethical codes and standards of practice? What other resources or information did you notice on the site?