In this course you will address cultural diversity issues with a focus on marriage and family therapy. You will examine human needs in the world community in order to understand how messages relate to individuals and families with dramatically different circumstances. You will evaluate the person and role of the multicultural counselor in light of his or her theology, personal adaptation, communication, and counseling skills. You will also address the multicultural counselor in the professional roles of pastor, missionary, business person, professional counselor, and marriage and family therapist. This course presupposes the validity and necessity of involvement in a multicultural job or ministry, whether within the United States or in another country.