This book will provide practitioners, researchers and counsellor trainers with the knowledge they need to influence more competent therapeutic practice with a diverse clientele. It is a companion volume to Volume 7 in the Multicultural Aspects of Counseling series.
A guide for practitioners who encounter, or expect to encounter, client populations that differ from them in terms of race, culture, or ethnicity. Suggests that professionals need to alter their practices to fit the needs of the culturally different in society, and advocates changes in mental health policy, programs, and organization. Offers a practical definition of multiculturalism in which counselors, therapists, and social workers can ground their awareness, knowledge, and skills. Developed by a committee formed from within, but not necessarily by, the American Psychological Association. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Robert T. Carter, Ph.D. is Professor of Psychology and Education, Chair of the Department of Counseling and Clinical Psychology, and Director of training of the Counseling Psychology Program at Teachers College, Columbia university. Dr. Carter is known internationally for his work on Black and White racial identity. He has published in the areas of psychotherapy processes and outcome, career development, cultural values, racial identity issues, educational achievements and equality in education through the lens of racial identity. He has been retained to consult as organizational, legal and educational issues associated with race and diversity. Dr. Carter also is the Conference Director for a national conference known as the Teachers College Winter Roundtable on Cross-Cultural Psychology and Education
Dr. Robert T. Carter, Ph.D. authored The Influence of Race and Racial Identity in Psychotherapy: Towards a Racially Inclusive Model (John Wiley & Sons; 1995); co-edited with Chalmer E. Thompson Racial Identity Theory: Applications for Individuals, Groups and Organizations (Lawrence Erlbaum, 1997); co-authored with D. Sue, J.M.Casas, M.J. Fouad, A. Levy, M. Jensen, LaFromboise, J. Manese, J. Ponterotto, and J. Vasques-Natall Multicultural Counseling Competencies: Individual Professional and Organizational Development (Sage Publication, 1998); and is series editor for the Discussions from the Roundtable- The Counseling Psychologists and the Roundtable Book Series on Multicultural Psychology and Education (Sage publications). He is co-editor for the special issue of the Teachers College Record on Multicultural Education (Spring 2000).
Dr. Carter is also a legal consultant. He works with organizations and individuals on such issues as organizational development , teacher training, desegregation, racial discrimination, cross cultural adoption, and biracial custody. He is Fellow in the American Psychological Association (Div. 17, Counseling Psychology, and 45, Society for the Study of Ethnic Minority Issues) and former Chair of the Fellowship Committee for Division 17. He has also served on the editorial boards of The Counseling Psychologist, Journal of Counseling and Development, Journal of Counseling Psychology and Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development.
Nadya A. Fouad, Ph.D. is a professor in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and training director of the Counseling Psychology program there. She was President of Division 17 from 2000-2001, and previously served as Vice President for Diversity and Public Interest (1996-1999). She is chair-elect-elect of the Council of Counseling Psychology Training Programs (2003-2007). She serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Counseling Psychology, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Career Development Quarterly, and the Journal of Career Assessment. She has published articles and chapters on cross-cultural vocational assessment, career development, interest measurement, cross-cultural counseling and race and ethnicity. She has served as co-chair (with Patricia Arredondo) of the writing and implementation team with Division 45 of the Multicultural Guidelines, which were approved by APA in August, 2002 and published in the American Psychologist in May, 2003.
Allen E. Ivey received his counseling doctorate from Harvard University and is distinguished Emeritus Professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Courtesy Professor, Counselor Education, University of South Florida, Tampa. He is past-President and Fellow of the Society for Counseling Psychology of the American Psychological Association, APA’s Society for the Study of Ethnic and Minority Psychology, the Asian-American Psychological Association, and the American Counseling Association. He has received many awards throughout his career and has authored over 40 books and 200 articles and chapters. His works have been translated into 23 languages. His recent work has focused on applying Developmental Counseling and Therapy and neuroscience to the analysis and treatment of severe psychological distress.
Joe Ponterotto is Professor and Coordinator of the Counseling Psychology Program at Fordham University’s Graduate School of Education. Prior to his arrival at Fordham in 1987, he was Assistant Professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Active in APA and ACA, Joe is also the author of numerous journal articles and books and coeditor of Sage’s Handbook of Multicultural Counseling.
Born and raised in Salinas, Puerto Rico, Ena received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Puerto Rico and her master’s degree in psychology from Radcliffe College. She later received her Ed.D. in Counseling and School Psychology from Boston University.
What Is Multiculturalism and Multicultural Counseling and Therapy?
The Profession's Response to Multiculturalism
The Multicultural Counseling Competencies
Understanding the Euro-American Worldview
Understanding Racial/Ethnic Minority Worldviews
Multicultural Counseling Competencies
Developing Culturally Appropriate Intervention Strategies
Multicultural Organizational Development
Lessons from the Community Health Movement
Multicultural Organizational Development
Evolving toward Organizational Cultural Competence
Implementing Personal, Professional and Organizational Multicultural Competence