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PSYC 496 Facilitating Intergroup Dialogue


PSYC 496, Facilitating Intergroup Dialogue

CRN 53615, ID3, 3 credit hours

Tuesdays and Thursdays | 9:30 AM – 10:50 AM   

Psychology Building, Room 815

This course is designed to give students a foundation in the skills and knowledge needed to facilitate culturally diverse group interactions as peer-educators. This course prepares students to design, deliver, facilitate, and assess workshops and training within the field of diversity, equity, and inclusion, particularly within a higher education setting. Course topics covered include basic group facilitation skills, group dynamics; social identity group development; impacts of prejudice & stereotyping on groups; the dynamics and impact of power, privilege and social oppression on group interactions; facilitation of intergroup dialogue; and overviews of select contemporary intergroup issues.