Theory of multicultural counseling and therapy
A Theory of Multicultural Counseling and Therapy by Derald Wing SueThis must read for any helping professional is the first book to present a theory of multicultural counseling and therapy. After the authors presentation of their theory, experts in specific areas of the field (traditional theories of counseling, research, practice, training, organizational development, ethnocentricism/bias in counseling, and specific populations) present their views on the proposed theory and comment on how it applies to their particular areas of expertise.
Theory of Multicultural Counseling and Therapy / Edition 1
This book describes an underlying theory for multicultural counselling and therapy; after the theory is presented in the opening chapters, experts in specific areas of the field provide chapters that consider three dimensions: a general reaction to the authors' theory; a consideration of how it relates to their topical area; and their perspectives on future directions or recommendations. Read more Read less. No customer reviews. Share your thoughts with other customers. Write a customer review. Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon.
Your counseling career may lead you to foreign countries or you may work with diverse populations within your own communities. Either way, our increasingly globalized societies necessitate mental health professionals who are trained in multicultural education. Multicultural counseling characterizes the counseling practice that offers effective interventions to culturally diverse clients. The counselor also remains aware of his or her own personal biases, beliefs, and attitudes while providing services. Advances in technology have also provided opportunities for new diverse clients through an assortment of channels: in-person, through email, through text, over the telephone, and through video conferencing applications.
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Asian American Mental Health pp Cite as. Almost a decade later, a framework for standards of multicultural counseling competency MCC was proposed by leading scholars in the field D. Sue, et al. These MCC standards have since gone through several revisions and each time a call to the profession has been made to officially recognize them Arrendondo et al. APA eventually established a set of service provider guidelines for working with ethnic, linguistic, and culturally diverse populations APA, , but failed to incorporate these guidelines into their official ethical standards and principles APA, Graduate training programs in psychology, initially slow to respond to the call for multicultural ism, have made a concerted effort in recent years to better train future clinicians for the provision of culturally competent services.