Multicultural issues in counseling: new approaches to diversity

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Courtland C. Lee, Bernard Lester Richardson
American Association for Counseling and Development, 1991 - Psychology - 214 pages
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This book was written to provide counseling and human development professionals with specific guidelines for becoming more culturally responsive. It looks at the evolution of multicultural counseling, addresses ideas and concepts for culturally responsive counseling interventions, and examines the implications of cultural diversity for future counselor training. Individual chapters include the following: (1) "Promise and Pitfalls of Multicultural Counseling" (Courtland C. Lee and Bernard L. Richardson); (2) "Cultural Dynamics: Their Importance in Multicultural Counseling" (Courtland C. Lee); (3) "Counseling American Indian Adults" (Grace Powless Sage); (4) "Counseling Native American Youth" (Roger D. Herring); (5) "Counseling African American Women: 'Sister-Friends'" (Janice M. Jordan); (6) "Utilizing the Resources of the African American Church: Strategies for Counseling Professionals" (Bernard L. Richardson); (7) "Counseling Strategies for Chinese Americans" (David Sue and Derald Wing Sue); (8) "Counseling Japanese Americans: From Internment to Reparation" (Satsuki Ina Tomine); (9) "Counseling Americans of Southeast Asian Descent: The Impact of the Refugee Experience" (Rita Chi-Ying Chung and Sumie Okazaki); (10) "Issues in Counseling 1.5 Generation Korean Americans" (Julie C. Lee and Virginia E. H. Cynn); (11) "Counseling Latinas" (Patricia Arredondo); (12) "Cuban Americans: Counseling and Human Development Issues, Problems, and Approaches" (Gerardo M. Gonzalez); (13) "Counseling Chicano College Students" (Augustine Baron, Jr.); (14) "Puerto Ricans in the Counseling Process: The Dynamics of Ethnicity and Its Societal Context" (Jesse M. Vazquez); (15) "Counseling Arab Americans" (Morris L. Jackson); and (16) "New Approaches to Diversity: Implications for Multicultural Counselor Training and Research" (Courtland C. Lee). References are included.(BHK)

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