ACA-ACES Syllabus Clearinghouse

The ACA Syllabus Clearinghouse is a joint project of ACA and The Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES). We will maintain syllabi on many topics from may different learning institutions. Our database will be updated continually with new and exciting courses and will provide a valuable resource to all counselors. If you have questions or need assistance please contact the ACA librarian at 800-347-6647 ext. 281 or

Social / Cultural Diversity

Cultural Perspectives in Counseling

This course will provide an overview of counseling approaches and research on culturally diverse peoples, such as: African-American, Asian, Hispanic, Native Americans, women and persons with disabilities. Factors of education, emotion, and behavior will be addressed. In addition to the description in the catalog, Mercer University’s Social Sciences conceptual framework–the Transforming Practitioner, is embedded throughout the graduate curriculum in School and Community Counseling.
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