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Teaching the Multicultural Counseling Course Facilitating Courageous Conversations and Transformational Multicultural Pedagogy
Michelle Mitcham, Wendy-lou Greenidge, and Shon D. Smith
The meaning-making emphasis of Transformational Multicultural pedagogy is reviewed and suggested as it pertains to the context of the multicultural counseling class in the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) accredited master’s level programs. Suggestions regarding group facilitation, media sources, cross-cultural experiences, and other nontraditional class activities are provided. A specific transformative model is proposed for a group learning process within the multicultural course.