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Module 2: Education and Research

Module 2: This module reflects Guideline 2 of the Guidelines on Multicultural Education, Training, Research, Practice, and Organizational Change for Psychologists from the American Psychological Association (2002). If you have not read the preliminary material* from the Guidelines yet, we recommend that you do so before completing this module. To read the preliminary material, click here.

Guideline #3: As educators, psychologists are encouraged to employ the constructs of multiculturalism and diversity in psychological education.” (APA, 2002).

Guideline #4: Culturally sensitive psychological researchers are encouraged to recognize the importance of conducting culture–centered and ethical psychological research among persons from ethnic, linguistic, and racial minority backgrounds.” (APA, 2002).

1) Read Guideline 3 (APA, 2002). This is an external link that takes you to APA’s html document.

2) Read Guideline 4 (APA, 2002). This is an external link that takes you to APA’s html document.

3) After reading Guideline 3 & 4 in full, click here for Module 2 Post-Assessment. The post assessment covers both Guidelines (3 & 4).

* Guidelines preliminary material includes:

  1. Preface
  2. Scope of Guidelines
  3. Racial/ethnic Diversity in the United States and Psychology
  4. Definitions
  5. Historical and Sociopolitical Developments for the Guidelines
  6. Introduction to the Guidelines: Assumptions and Principles


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