Contemporary Mental Health Issues among African Americans

Contemporary Mental Health Issues among African Americans

by Debra A. Harley, John M. Dillard
     
 

Twenty-two contributions from scholars and clinicians in the fields of counseling, education, and behavioral science address a variety of issues in African American mental health. They highlight the strengths of African American individuals, families, and communities and describe practical counseling techniques specifically designed for this population. Sample topics… See more details below

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Twenty-two contributions from scholars and clinicians in the fields of counseling, education, and behavioral science address a variety of issues in African American mental health. They highlight the strengths of African American individuals, families, and communities and describe practical counseling techniques specifically designed for this population. Sample topics include cultural considerations for working with elders; the impact of crime in the community; perceptions regarding counseling; and the role of spirituality and religion. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556202360
Publisher:
American Counseling Association
Publication date:
12/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336

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