Based on material on multicultural sensitivities in your textbook, Issues and Ethics in the Helping Professions, 8thedition authors (Corey, Corey, and Callanan)prepare a 4-page paper in response to the questions shown below. Include at least three references of a scholarly (refereed journal) or primary (Ecclesiastical law, Bible, or statements of faith or policy) nature.
Park, S. (2007). An evolving history and methodology of pastoral theology, care, and counseling. Journal of Spirituality in Mental Health, 9, 5–33
•Multicultural sensitivities, including religion and sexual orientation under the rubric “multicultural,” have become crucial to counseling practice. What is the proper methodological approach, rationale, and practice for balancing proper sensitivity to diverse populations and the role as representing God and a theological perspective? See also the AAPC and AACC Codes of Ethics.
•How do the “sources of pastoral theology on which pastoral theologians draw to construct a theory of pastoral care and counseling and a pastoral theology” (Park, 2007, p.13) affect your ethical reasoning and conclusions?
All written assignments and responses should follow APA rules for attributing sources.
Assignment 2 Grading Criteria
Described the proper methodological approach, rationale, and practice for balancing proper sensitivity to diverse populations and the role as representing God and a theological perspective.
Differentiated core values from peripheral values in ethical decision making.
Articulated a balanced counseling practice which demonstrates an appropriately loving (positive regard) attitude toward individuals, the ability to confront bad behavior or beliefs when necessary, and honesty about values (the client’s, the counselor’s, and the religious tradition’s).
Cited references from reading assignments to support explanations.
Wrote in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrated ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources, displayed accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.