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Coursework

Courses

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Spring 1: CP 500 Radical Healing & Ethics of Latinx Bilingual Training

This 1-credit course will provide the professional foundations and ethical considerations of working with multilingual Latinx communities. Students will build a foundational knowledge of liberatory philosophy, community-engaged work, review the ethical codes relevant to their field of study, and discuss how those relate to Latinx cultural values and multilingual psychological service delivery. No prerequisites are required.

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Summer: CP/CLS 525 Dimensions of Latinx Mental Health

This 3-credit course will provide important decolonization and anti-racist frameworks for working with Latinxs including cultural, spiritual, linguistic and historical features relevant to this population such as ethnic identity development, acculturation, educational achievement, liberation psychology and critical epistemologies, assessment and intervention, religion and spirituality, and traditional healing practices. No prerequisites are required.

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Summer: CP 550 Strengthening Latinxs

This 3-credit course will help students develop proficiency in basic psychotherapeutic helping skills through role-plays and specialized training that integrates Latinx psychological theories into practical clinical interventions. A prerequisite of at least one introductory course on theories of psychological interventions and skills development in English is required in addition to an intermediate level of Spanish proficiency.

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Fall 1: CP 575 Latinx Foundational Practicum: Case Conceptualization

This 1-credit course will accompany students conducting an internship or clinical practicum experience focusing on developing skills in culturally-grounded case conceptualization when working with Latinxs, case consultation, and case presentation. 

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Spring 2: CP 580 Latinx Advanced Practicum: Treatment Planning & Interventions

This 1-credit course will accompany students conducting an internship or clinical practicum experience focusing on developing skills in treatment planning, using Latinx-centered theory to guide their clinical intervention and consultation, and assessing their clinical effectiveness intervening with multilingual Latinx populations. Students will complete a final Latinx Clinical Capstone Presentation where they will demonstrate their clinical work with Latinxs.