NMPA Cultural Diversity Courses
Course Title: 2. New Mexico History and Culture, Part II
Credit: This course has been approved for 3 credit hours of cultural diversity Category 2 continuing education credit for New Mexico psychologists.
The New Mexico Counseling and Therapy Practice Board and the New Mexico Social Work Board currently accept continuing education credits that are approved for New Mexico psychologists. These courses have not been approved for use in other states.
Summary: Part II is composed of 10 essays and historical research written by New Mexico historians that are included in the single PDF document linked below. The essays have been selected from the New Mexico History Website (All rights including those of further reproduction and publication are reserved in full by the NMSRCA. The NMSRCA grants no exclusive rights to any requestor and assumes no responsibility for claims by third parties). The essays look at the process of slavery and the effects of change agents of the federal government prompting forced assimilation among Native American groups, coupled with the impact of these changes among all ethnic groups in cultural, educational, and economic patterns of life (between the 18th – 20th centuries). Included among these essays is a historical perspective on the repatriation of settlers to Mexico (after signing the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo). The repatriation led to the founding of important border towns in southern New Mexico which contribute even today to our ethnic ties to Mexico. Please click on the link below.
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