Counseling the Culturally Diverse: Theory and Practice, 4th Edition

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This new, revised edition of the widely-used text and resource on multicultural counseling focuses on several major changes from the classic 1999 edition, including: a more inclusive philosophical/conceptual foundation, four new chapters on aging, disability, gender, and sexual orientation, and a new section in each chapter which aids treating therapists.

Author Biography

Derald Wing Sue, PhD, is Professor of Psychology and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. He is past president of the Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues David Sue, PhD, is Professor of Psychology at Western Washington University. He is currently Director of the Psychology Counseling Clinic and has served as Chairperson of the Mental Health Counseling Program for twelve years

Table of Contents

Prefacep. xv
The Conceptual Dimensions of Multicultural Counseling/Therapyp. 1
The Superordinate Nature of Multicultural Counseling/Therapyp. 3
Cultural Universality versus Cultural Relativismp. 5
The Emotional Consequences of "Race"p. 6
The Inclusive or Exclusive Nature of Multiculturalismp. 7
The Sociopolitical Nature of Counseling/Therapyp. 8
The Nature of Multicultural Counseling Competencep. 9
A Tripartite Framework for Understanding the Multiple Dimensions of Identityp. 10
Individual and Universal Biases in Psychology and Mental Healthp. 14
The Impact of Group Identities on Counseling and Psychotherapyp. 15
What Is Multicultural Counseling/Therapy?p. 16
What Is Cultural Competence?p. 17
Multidimensional Model of Cultural Competence in Counselingp. 25
Implications for Clinical Practicep. 27
The Political Dimensions of Mental Health Practicep. 31
The Politics of Counseling and Psychotherapyp. 33
The Diversification of the United Statesp. 38
The Education and Training of Mental Health Professionalsp. 42
Counseling and Mental Health Literaturep. 51
Relevance of Researchp. 57
Implications for Clinical Practicep. 60
Sociopolitical Considerations of Trust and Mistrustp. 63
Effects of Historical and Current Oppressionp. 68
Credibility and Attractiveness in Multicultural Counselingp. 78
Implications for Clinical Practicep. 90
The Practice Dimensions of Multicultural Counseling/Therapyp. 93
Barriers to Effective Multicultural Counseling/Therapyp. 95
Characteristics of Counseling/Therapyp. 101
Sources of Conflict and Misinterpretation in Therapyp. 105
Generalizations and Stereotypes: Some Cautionsp. 119
Implications for Clinical Practicep. 120
Cultural Appropriate Intervention Strategiesp. 123
Communication Stylesp. 125
Sociopolitical Facets of Nonverbal Communicationp. 135
Counseling and Therapy as Communication Stylep. 142
Implications for Clinical Practicep. 148
Multicultural Family Counseling and Therapyp. 151
Family Systems Counseling and Therapyp. 157
Issues in Working with Ethnic Minority Familiesp. 159
Multicultural Family Counseling/Therapy: A Conceptual Modelp. 165
Implications for Clinical Practicep. 174
Non-Western and Indigenous Methods of Healingp. 177
The Legitimacy of Culture-Bound Syndromes: Nightmare Deaths and the Hmong Sudden Death Phenomenap. 180
The Principles of Indigenous Healingp. 189
Implications for Clinical Practicep. 198
Worldviews in Multicultural Counseling/Therapyp. 203
Racial/Cultural Minority Identity Development: Therapeutic Implicationsp. 205
Racial/Cultural Identity Development Modelsp. 207
A Racial/Cultural Identity Development Modelp. 214
Therapeutic Implications of the R/CID Modelp. 227
Implications for Clinical Practicep. 232
White Racial Identity Development: Therapeutic Implicationsp. 235
The Invisible Whiteness of Beingp. 238
Understanding the Dynamics of Whitenessp. 239
Models of White Racial Identity Developmentp. 241
The Process of White Racial Identity Development: A Descriptive Modelp. 252
Implications for Multicultural Counseling/Therapy Trainingp. 258
Implications for Clinical Practicep. 263
Dimensions of Worldviewsp. 265
Value Orientation Model of Worldviewsp. 268
Locus of Controlp. 271
Locus of Responsibilityp. 274
Formation of Worldviewsp. 276
Implications for Clinical Practicep. 287
Counseling and Therapy with Racial/Ethnic Minority Populationsp. 291
Counseling African Americansp. 293
African American Values, Research, and Implications for Counseling and Therapyp. 295
Guidelines for Clinical Practicep. 306
Counseling American Indians and Alaskan Nativesp. 309
The American Indian and the Alaskan Nativep. 311
Tribe and Reservationp. 313
American Indian/Alaskan Native Characteristics, Values, and Implications on Behaviorp. 313
Specific Problem Areas for American Indians/Alaskan Nativesp. 317
Guidelines for Clinical Practicep. 324
Counseling Asian Americansp. 327
Asian Americans: A Success Story?p. 328
Traditional Asian Cultural Values, Behavior Patterns, and Implications for Therapyp. 330
Acculturation Conflicts between Parents and Childrenp. 336
Guidelines for Clinical Practicep. 341
Counseling Hispanic/Latino Americansp. 343
Traditional Hispanic Values, Characteristics, Behavior Patterns, and Implications for Therapyp. 346
Guidelines for Clinical Practicep. 359
Counseling Individuals of Multiracial Descentp. 363
Facts and Figures Related to Biracial/Multiracial Populationsp. 364
Racial/Ethnic Ambiguity, or "What Are You?"p. 367
Guidelines for Clinical Practicep. 375
Counseling Other Culturally Diverse Populationsp. 377
Counseling Sexual Minoritiesp. 379
Same Sex Relationships Are Not Signs of Mental Disordersp. 381
Guidelines for Clinical Practicep. 391
Counseling Elderly Clientsp. 393
Problems of the Elderly Individualp. 395
Guidelines for Clinical Practicep. 405
Counseling Womenp. 407
Problems Faced by Womenp. 409
Feminist Identity Theoryp. 417
Therapy for Womenp. 418
Guidelines for Clinical Practicep. 419
Counseling Individuals with Disabilitiesp. 421
The Americans with Disabilities Actp. 425
Myths about People with Disabilitiesp. 427
Programs for Individuals with Disabilitiesp. 428
Counseling Issues with Individuals with Disabilitiesp. 429
Guidelines for Clinical Practicep. 435
Organizations and Institutions as Clientsp. 437
Counseling Monocultural Organizationsp. 439
Why Mental Health Professionals Must Understand Organizational Dynamicsp. 440
Organizational Change Principlesp. 443
Developing Multicultural Organizational Competencep. 447
Models of Multicultural Organizational Developmentp. 448
Culturally Competent Mental Health Organizationsp. 450
Implications for Clinical Practicep. 454
Referencesp. 457
Author Indexp. 493
Subject Indexp. 503
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