Asian+American+Psychology+Week+1+Introduction

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1 Asian American Psychology Week I Introduction Yuying Tsong, Ph.D. [email protected] Lecturer, Cognitive Science Program Chair M.A. and Ed.D in Counseling Psychology/MFT Argosy University, Orange County Campus 2 Today •Introduct ion –Course Format – TAs, Discussion Leaders – Syllabus, Readings, Exams • Course Goals • Who are Asian Americans • Searching for Asian America/Not Black or White 3 Introduction •Course Format –6 to 8 PM lecture – 8 to 8:50 PM Discussion Section (mandatory) – Our discussion group leaders
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2 4 Course Goals •What are your goa ls? 5 Our Course Goals • Understand the psychological issues faced by APIs and how these issues influence the individual in the context of mental health • Identity the strengths of API individuals, families, and communities • Discuss appropriate counseling and psychological interventions for the API populations related to providing mental health services. 6 More Goals • Gain an understanding of the diversity (and the similarity) of APIs in terms of cultural customs and practices, values, and family structures • Discuss the impact of forces such as immigration and racism/discrimination
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2008 for the course PSYC 141 taught by Professor Tsong during the Fall '08 term at UC Irvine.

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