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Readings in multicultural practice.


Readings in multicultural practice.

Ed. by Glenn C. Gamst et al.

Sage Publications


572 pages




Designed for advanced undergraduates or graduate students of psychology, social work or related disciplines, this reader features 29 articles covering issues of multicultural knowledge, awareness of cultural barriers, sensitivity and responsiveness to consumers, and sociocultural diversity. Articles address the California Brief Multicultural Competence Scale, reports by the US Surgeon General on how culture and race affect mental health care, client diversity, "tell-me-a-story" assessment, counseling training (past, present and future), strategies and techniques for counselor training, Chicano/a psychology, white/male privilege, ethnic and racial identity, treatment issues (with African American, Asian American, Hispanic or Native American clients), human language, everyday racial aggression, a recovery-oriented service system, marginalized and underserved clients, prejudice in the multicultural personality, client culture training, older adults, gender, non-heterosexual clients of color, the poor (and their absence, working for social justice, and the influence of culture on disability services.

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