Contemporary Counseling Issues in Guatemala and Central America is a course open to any undergraduate or graduate students interested in counseling, social work, and psychology. The purpose of this course is to expose students to health and social justice concerns that currently pervade Guatemalan culture. Thes include but aren't limited to: the effects of 30 years of civil war; concerns of indigenous peoples; oppression within America, especially with regard to Guatemalans and native Mayans; the effects of poverty on mental and wellness; women's issues, particularly around civil and reproductive rights; and the impact of the political and cultural climate on the children of Guatemala.
Travel dates are May 13-24, 2013. Pre-departure dates will be announced.
Winona State University