CBMCS Multicultural Reader

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Features a wellspring of seminal research studies critical to understanding the complex issues surrounding mental health care and diversity. Providing a wealth of in-depth research into delivering culturally competent care, this rich anthology examines general issues in multicultural counseling competence training; ethnic minority intervention and treatment research; and sociocultural diversities.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Features carefully selected research articles that are accessible to and practical for mental health practitioners and students
  • Provides critical background research that sprang from rigorous research methods and multivariate statistical processes
  • Opens with the key article that details the development of the ground-breaking 21-item California Brief Multicultural Competence Scale
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412959469
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 2/19/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 584
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Glenn Gamst is Professor and Chair of the Psychology Department at the University of La Verne, where he teaches the doctoral advanced statistics sequence. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Arkansas in experimental psychology. His research interests include the effects of multicultural variables on clinical outcome. Additional research interests focus conversation memory and discourse processing.

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Table of Contents

Introduction     ix
Multicultural Knowledge     1
Cultural Competency Revised: The California Brief Multicultural Competence Scale   Glenn Gamst   Richard H. Dana   Aghop Der-Karabetian   Myriam Aragon   Leticia Arellano   Gloria Morrow   Luann Martenson     3
Mental Health: Culture, Race, and Ethnicity: A Supplement to Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General$dU.S. Department of Health and Human Services     29
Client Diversity   Amy G. Lam   Stanley Sue     47
TEMAS (Tell-Me-A-Story) Assessment in Multicultural Societies   Giuseppe Costantino   Richard H. Dana   Robert G. Malgady     59
Multicultural Counseling Training: Past, Present, and Future Directions   Jose M. Abreu   Ruth H. Gim Chung   Donald R. Atkinson     77
The American Psychological Association's Guidelines on Multicultural Education, Training, Research, Practice, and Organizational Psychology: Initial Development and Summary   Madonna G. Constantine   Derald Wing Sue     91
Strategies and Techniques for Counselor Training Based on the Multicultural Counseling Competencies   Patricia Arredondo   G. Miguel Arciniega     101
Acculturation: A Psychological Construct of Continuing Relevance forChicana/o Psychology   Israel Cuellar   Roxana I. Siles   Erika Bracamontes     111
Awareness of Cultural Barriers     131
White Privilege and Male Privilege: A Personal Account of Coming to See Correspondences Through Work in Women's Studies   Peggy McIntosh     133
Social and Psychological Perspectives on Ethnic and Racial Identity   Joseph E. Trimble   Janet E. Helms   Maria P.P. Root     143
Treatment Issues With Hispanic Clients   Jose M. Abreu   Andres J. Consoli   Scott J. Cypers     181
Clinical Practices With African Americans: Juxtaposition of Standard Clinical Practices and Africentricism   Edward F. Morris     199
Native Americans   Hilary N. Weaver     217
Counseling and Psychotherapy With Asian American Clients   Nolan Zane   Teru Morton   June Chu   Nancy Lin     241
Sensitivity and Responsiveness to Consumers     265
The Verbal Code: Human Language   James W. Neuliep     267
Racial Microaggressions in Everyday Life: Implications for Clinical Practice   Derald Wing Sue   Christina M. Capodilupo   Gina C. Torino   Jennifer M. Bucceri   Aisha M. B. Holder   Kevin L. Nadal   Marta Esquilin     293
A Recovery Oriented Service System: Setting Some System Level Standards   William A. Anthony     317
Counseling Individuals From Marginalized and Underserved Groups   Patricia Arredondo     331
Assessments of Prejudice, Cultural Competence, Stressful Effects of Racism, Racial and Ethnic Identity, and the Multicultural Personality   Joseph G. Ponterotto   Shawn O. Utsey   Paul B. Pedersen     349
Client Culture Trainings/Focus Groups Project Report$dThe California Network of Mental Health Clients     367
Sociocultural Diversities     387
Counseling Older Adults: Theoretical and Empirical Issues in Prevention and Intervention   Robert D. Hill   Brian L. Thorn   Ted Packard     389
Ethnicity and Care   C. Cox     427
Why Multicultural Issues Matter for Practitioners Working With Older Adults   Gregory A. Hinrichsen     441
Revisiting Gender Issues in Multicultural Counseling   L. Sunny Hansen   Elizabeth M. P. Gama   Amy K. Harkins     453
Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual People of Color: Understanding Cultural Complexity and Managing Multiple Oppressions   Mary A. Fukuyama   Angela D. Ferguson     475
Psychology, Diversity, and Social Justice: Beyond Heterosexism and Across the Cultural Divide   Beverly Greene     495
Psychotherapy, Classism, and the Poor: Conspicuous by Their Absence   Laura Smith     505
Working for Social Justice From With in the Health Care System: The Role of Social Class in Psychology   Joshua A. Hopps   William M. Liu     521
Culture and the Disability Services   Paula Sotnik   Mary Ann Jezewski     539
Index     555
About the Editors     571
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