Multiculturalism in Marriage and Family Counseling
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This paper evaluates the present state of multicultural awareness in the marriage and family counseling profession, with a review of historical approaches, level and methods of multicultural training, application of these methods in the practice field and the future of the education of marriage and family counselors whom are more culturally aware. The paper discusses how the traditional model of a marriage and family counselor has transitioned from primarily a white male heterosexual dominated field, to white female heterosexual dominated field, to a much more diverse and multicultural profession. The paper asserts that the ability of counselors to empathize with patients requires a multicultural awareness that needs to be incorporated into the curriculums of institutes of higher learning.
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