How effective would counseling be if an individual’s cultural experiences and identities were not taken into consideration?

Case of William Final Paper Overview

What if counseling practice did not account for the many layers that contribute to an individual’s identity? Can you fully help clients if you ignore their experiences as male or female, homosexual or heterosexual, religious or atheist? What about all the other identities individuals assume? Very few individuals fall into either/or categories when it comes to identity. How effective would counseling be if an individual’s cultural experiences and identities were not taken into consideration?

As a member of society and as a participant in the counseling community, you encounter numerous individuals and their varying perspectives. The purpose of the Final Paper is to allow you to become familiar with navigating the influences of the various multicultural identities that emerge in counseling practice.

Final Project (5- to 7-page APA-formatted paper)

Submit a 5- to 7-page APA formatted paper analyzing the influence of multiple multicultural identities on your work with William Thompson. Your Final Project must include the following elements:

  • A description of at least three multicultural identities as described by the characteristics, life circumstances, family relationships, or social influences of William Thompson, integrating information from research, course materials and assignments, and your in-residence component
  • An explanation of the social context for William’s multiple layers of identity
  • An explanation of the identity factors you, as a psychologist, need to consider when working with William, and how you might respond to those factors
  • An explanation of how the complexities and various layers of William’s multiple multicultural identities might affect the primary areas of assessment, diagnosis, and treatment.
  • An explanation of the theoretical approach you would use when assessing William, establishing a clinical diagnosis (if any), and engaging in therapy
  • An explanation of additional questions you would ask William to further support your assessment and diagnosis of his presenting concerns
  • An assessment of how William’s PTSD diagnosis (including DSM IV-TR diagnosis information) might influence his identities and potential strategies for processing his military background and subsequent experiences related to his career and family, as well as in treatment
  • An explanation of the role of spirituality and/or religion as it relates to William’s identities, and what impact this may have on his diagnosis, comprehensive and competent assessment, and treatment (the therapy process)
  • An explanation of the multicultural theories that support the therapeutic approach you would use when working with William
  • An explanation of the APA ethical codes as they relate to multicultural competency and professional interactions with William.
  • An explanation of how any potential biases and/or worldview conflicts might influence your work with William and any plans for future professional development related to multicultural psychological practice

The paper must include a minimum of 10 primary references from the psychological literature that support your theoretical approach in terms of assessment and diagnosis related to William’s multiple multicultural identities and presenting concerns, as well as your therapeutic approach related to treatment for William. Be sure to cite in APA format all references used in the development of this Final Paper, both within the paper and in a bibliography.

Information on scholarly writing may be found in the APA Publication Manual (6th ed.)

My MasterPapers
Calculate your paper price
Pages (550 words)
Approximate price: -

Why Work with Us

Top Quality and Well-Researched Papers

We always make sure that writers follow all your instructions precisely. You can choose your academic level: high school, college/university or professional, and we will assign a writer who has a respective degree.

Professional and Experienced Academic Writers

We have a team of professional writers with experience in academic and business writing. Many are native speakers and able to perform any task for which you need help.

Free Unlimited Revisions

If you think we missed something, send your order for a free revision. You have 10 days to submit the order for review after you have received the final document. You can do this yourself after logging into your personal account or by contacting our support.

Prompt Delivery and 100% Money-Back-Guarantee

All papers are always delivered on time. In case we need more time to master your paper, we may contact you regarding the deadline extension. In case you cannot provide us with more time, a 100% refund is guaranteed.

Original & Confidential

We use several writing tools checks to ensure that all documents you receive are free from plagiarism. Our editors carefully review all quotations in the text. We also promise maximum confidentiality in all of our services.

24/7 Customer Support

Our support agents are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week and committed to providing you with the best customer experience. Get in touch whenever you need any assistance.

Try it now!

Calculate the price of your order

Total price:
$0.00

How it works?

Follow these simple steps to get your paper done

Place your order

Fill in the order form and provide all details of your assignment.

Proceed with the payment

Choose the payment system that suits you most.

Receive the final file

Once your paper is ready, we will email it to you.

Our Services

No need to work on your paper at night. Sleep tight, we will cover your back. We offer all kinds of writing services.

Essays

Essay Writing Service

No matter what kind of academic paper you need and how urgent you need it, you are welcome to choose your academic level and the type of your paper at an affordable price. We take care of all your paper needs and give a 24/7 customer care support system.

Admissions

Admission Essays & Business Writing Help

An admission essay is an essay or other written statement by a candidate, often a potential student enrolling in a college, university, or graduate school. You can be rest assurred that through our service we will write the best admission essay for you.

Reviews

Editing Support

Our academic writers and editors make the necessary changes to your paper so that it is polished. We also format your document by correctly quoting the sources and creating reference lists in the formats APA, Harvard, MLA, Chicago / Turabian.

Reviews

Revision Support

If you think your paper could be improved, you can request a review. In this case, your paper will be checked by the writer or assigned to an editor. You can use this option as many times as you see fit. This is free because we want you to be completely satisfied with the service offered.