Growing a culturally responsive tertiary programme in psychology

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This paper provides a description of a postgraduate clinical psychology training programme's journey towards becoming more biculturally responsive and how the learnings from this have been applied to the wider Department of Psychology at the University of Canterbury (UC), Aotearoa New Zealand (NZ). The paper includes a discussion of cultural competency, and frameworks which have been proposed as a way to blend Western and Maori knowledge and clinical and cultural practices. The reasons for introducing the changes, the process of change and the actual changes are described, together with...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Tertiary education; Teaching and learning; Culture and society

Keywords: Curriculum development; Cultural awareness

Geographic subjects: New Zealand; Oceania

Published: Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2019

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Journal volume: 48

Journal number: 1

Journal date: August 2019

Pages: pp. 39-51

ISSN: 1326-0111, 2049-7784 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 138.185

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