Practicing Multiculturalism: Affirming Diversity in Counseling and Psychology

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Timothy B. Smith
Allyn and Bacon, 2004 - Psychology - 341 pages
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“Practicing Multiculturalism” facilitates effective multicultural practice by helping the reader internalize the principles of multiculturalism. This book represents a wide variety of perspectives, and focuses on the internalization of multicultural principles. “Practicing Multiculturalism” discusses emotional reactions in multicultural scenarios, values and assumptions, and power, priviledge, and contextual factors that impact multicultural practice. Unique content includes chapters devoted to spiritual and religious diversity (including Islam), activism and organizational multicultural competence, classism, an overview of the multicultural movement in mental health including past acheivements and current controversies, children's issues in a family context, international students and immigrants, and an ecological/contextual approach to assessment and treatment.

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PART TWO Multicultural Skill Development 33
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The Multicultural Context of Mental Health
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Psychological Blindness
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Timothy Smith is Associate Professor of History at Queen's University, Ontario where he teaches Modern European history, comparative public policy and the history of globalization. His previous publications include Creating the Welfare State in France, 1880-1940 (2003).

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