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MA - Master of Arts
The purpose of this paper is to investigate the multicultural competency of international art therapy students while working with the BIPOC population in the shelter setting by using the qualitative research study method. The research explores various art therapy tools that can be used to cultivate multicultural awareness among counselors in training and specific adaptations are required to provide a culturally sensitive multicultural curriculum for its successful application worldwide. The data was accumulated with weekly journal entries exploring various topics of multicultural competency areas over the five weeks while working with BIPOC clients. The findings suggest that the continuous reflection on multicultural competence is vital for being effective as a therapist while working with the BIPOC population.
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Kulkarni, Tanvi, "Exploring Multicultural Competency in International Art Therapy Student Through Art Journal Inquiry" (2022). Expressive Therapies Capstone Theses. 606.
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