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CPSY 360: Latino/a Psychology

Latino/a Psychology

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Course Description:
Designed to enhance the knowledge and skill components of their multicultural training (CPSY 231), with a specific focus on Latinx cultures. An overview is offered of the Latino experience within a socio-political and psycho-social context, and implications for therapeutic interventions are explored. Topics covered include culture and personality, acculturation and ethnic self-identification, gender role specialization, influence of family and other systems, educational achievement, religion, and spirituality, traditional healing practices, immigration and diversity within the Latino populations.