This course will examine the influence of culture within intervention, assessment and treatment. The course will examine how cultural considerations are critical in the development of research pertaining to intervention and assessment as well as how cultural factors are integrated into the therapy process. Specifically, the course will cover both theoretical underpinnings of culture, cultural adaptations within intervention and assessment, followed by examining current status of empirical literature on culturally based intervention research. The course will also cover the integration of culture into clinical practice, with a focus on cultivating students' knowledge, awareness and skills related to cultural competence. Course readings, assignments and discussions will cover both discussing the relevance of culture in empirically based interventions and practice.