Readings in Multicultural Practice

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Readings in Multicultural Practice 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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412965170
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 2/21/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 584
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.18 (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


Part I Multicultural Knowledge 1

1 Cultural Competency Revised: The California Brief Multicultural Competence Scale Glenn Gamst Gamst, Glenn Richard H. Dana Dana, Richard H. Aghop Der-Karabetian Der-Karabetian, Aghop Myriam Aragon Aragon, Myriam Leticia Arellano Arellano, Leticia Gloria Morrow Morrow, Gloria Luann Martenson Martenson, Luann 3

2 Mental Health: Culture, Race, and Ethnicity: A Supplement to Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 29

3 Client Diversity Amy G. Lam Lam, Amy G. Stanley Sue Sue, Stanley 47

4 TEMAS (Tell-Me-A-Story) Assessment in Multicultural Societies Giuseppe Costantino Costantino, Giuseppe Richard H. Dana Dana, Richard H. Robert G. Malgady Malgady, Robert G. 59

5 Multicultural Counseling Training: Past, Present, and Future Directions Jose M. Abreu Abreu, Jose M. Ruth H. Gim Chung Chung, Ruth H. Gim Donald R. Atkinson Atkinson, Donald R. 77

6 The American Psychological Association's Guidelines on Multicultural Education, Training, Research, Practice, and Organizational Psychology: Initial Development and Summary Madonna G. Constantine Constantine, Madonna G. Derald Wing Sue Sue, Derald Wing 91

7 Strategies and Techniques for Counselor Training Based on the Multicultural Counseling Competencies Patricia Arredondo Arredondo, Patricia G. Miguel Arciniega Arciniega, G. Miguel 101

8 Acculturation: A Psychological Construct of Continuing Relevance for Chicana/o Psychology Israel Cuellar Cuellar, Israel Roxana I. Siles Siles, Roxana I. Erika Bracamontes Bracamontes, Erika 111

Part II Awareness of Cultural Barriers 131

9 White Privilege and MalePrivilege: A Personal Account of Coming to See Correspondences Through Work in Women's Studies Peggy McIntosh McIntosh, Peggy 133

10 Social and Psychological Perspectives on Ethnic and Racial Identity Joseph E. Trimble Trimble, Joseph E. Janet E. Helms Helms, Janet E. Maria P.P. Root Root, Maria P. P. 143

11 Treatment Issues With Hispanic Clients Jose M. Abreu Abreu, Jose M. Andres J. Consoli Consoli, Andres J. Scott J. Cypers Cypers, Scott J. 181

12 Clinical Practices With African Americans: Juxtaposition of Standard Clinical Practices and Africentricism Edward F. Morris Morris, Edward F. 199

13 Native Americans Hilary N. Weaver Weaver, Hilary N. 217

14 Counseling and Psychotherapy With Asian American Clients Nolan Zane Zane, Nolan Teru Morton Morton, Teru June Chu Chu, June Nancy Lin Lin, Nancy 241

Part III Sensitivity and Responsiveness to Consumers 265

15 The Verbal Code: Human Language James W. Neuliep Neuliep, James W. 267

16 Racial Microaggressions in Everyday Life: Implications for Clinical Practice Derald Wing Sue Sue, Derald Wing Christina M. Capodilupo Capodilupo, Christina M. Gina C. Torino Torino, Gina C. Jennifer M. Bucceri Bucceri, Jennifer M. Aisha M. B. Holder Holder, Aisha M. B. Kevin L. Nadal Nadal, Kevin L. Marta Esquilin Esquilin, Marta 293

17 A Recovery Oriented Service System: Setting Some System Level Standards William A. Anthony Anthony, William A. 317

18 Counseling Individuals From Marginalized and Underserved Groups Patricia Arredondo Arredondo, Patricia 331

19 Assessments of Prejudice, Cultural Competence, Stressful Effects of Racism, Racial and Ethnic Identity, and the Multicultural Personality Joseph G. Ponterotto Ponterotto, Joseph G. Shawn O. Utsey Utsey, Shawn O. Paul B. Pedersen Pedersen, Paul B. 349

20 Client Culture Trainings/Focus Groups Project Report The California Network of Mental Health Clients 367

Part IV Sociocultural Diversities 387

21 Counseling Older Adults: Theoretical and Empirical Issues in Prevention and Intervention Robert D. Hill Hill, Robert D. Brian L. Thorn Thorn, Brian L. Ted Packard Packard, Ted 389

22 Ethnicity and Care C. Cox Cox, C. 427

23 Why Multicultural Issues Matter for Practitioners Working With Older Adults Gregory A. Hinrichsen Hinrichsen, Gregory A. 441

24 Revisiting Gender Issues in Multicultural Counseling L. Sunny Hansen Hansen, L. Sunny Elizabeth M. P. Gama Gama, Elizabeth M. P. Amy K. Harkins Harkins, Amy K. 453

25 Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual People of Color: Understanding Cultural Complexity and Managing Multiple Oppressions Mary A. Fukuyama Fukuyama, Mary A. Angela D. Ferguson Ferguson, Angela D. 475

26 Psychology, Diversity, and Social Justice: Beyond Heterosexism and Across the Cultural Divide Beverly Greene Greene, Beverly 495

27 Psychotherapy, Classism, and the Poor: Conspicuous by Their Absence Laura Smith Smith, Laura 505

28 Working for Social Justice From Within the Health Care System: The Role of Social Class in Psychology Joshua A. Hopps Hopps, Joshua A. William M. Liu Liu, William M. 521

29 Culture and the Disability Services Paula Sotnik Sotnik, Paula Mary Ann Jezewski Jezewski, Mary Ann 539

Index 555

About the Editors 571

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