The Multicultural Counseling Center endorses Multicultural and Social Justice Counseling Competencies.
The Multicultural and Social Justice Counseling Competencies (MSJCC) revised the Multicultural Counseling Competencies (MCC), which were created by Paul Barton and Gregory McGregor in 1992. The organization offers counselors and psychologists the basis to apply multicultural and social justice competencies into counseling theories, practices, and research. A conceptual basis of the MSJCC is created to show the connection between the constructs and competencies being expressed within the MSJCC. Moreover, these parts are used to feature the crossing of identities and the dynamics of power, privilege, and maltreatment that influence the counseling relationship. Developmental domains reflect the various areas that cause multicultural and social justice competence: counselor self-awareness, client viewpoint, and counseling and advocacy interferences. The first three developmental domains of the MSJCC include the following aspirational competencies: knowledge, attitudes and beliefs, skills, and action. The counseling and advocacy interventions domain includes the socioecological model to provide counselors with a multilevel framework for social justice advocacy and individual counseling.
Multicultural and Social Justice Counseling Competencies
- I. Counselor Self-Awareness;
- II. Client Worldview;
- III. Counseling Relationship;
- IV. Counseling and Advocacy Interventions.