Handbook of Multicultural Assessment: Clinical, Psychological, and Educational Applications

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Lisa A. Suzuki, Joseph G. Ponterotto, Paul J. Meller
John Wiley & Sons, Jul 27, 2001 - Psychology - 640 pages
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This thorough analysis of multicultural assessment covers significant issues, including the major instruments and procedures, cognitive and educational assessment, and cross-cultural sensitivity and ethics. Offering the most current empirical research, theory, and specific recommendations, the volume includes case studies that illustrate culturally sensitive procedures and tables that highlight comparisons between particular measures, competencies, and assessment practices. Including updated articles from the original contributors as well as entirely new contributions, the revised version offers compelling ideas for conducting assessments with minority populations.

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LISA SUZUKI is assistant professor of counseling psychology at New York University. Suzuki's main research interests have been in the areas of multicultural assessment and training. She is the coeditor of the Handbook of Multicultural Counseling and coauthor of numerous chapters and encyclopedia entries focusing on multicultural assessment and intelligence testing. She lives in New York City.

JOSEPH PONTEROTTO is a professor in the Counseling Psychology Program at Fordham University in New York City. His professional focus is in the area of multicultural counseling and education and diversity training. He is an active consultant on multicultural issues to school districts, universities, and a variety of organizations. He lives in the Bronx, New York.

PAUL MELLER is assistant professor in the Combined Clinical and School Psychology program at Hofstra University. He has worked as a school psychologist or consulting psychologist in numerous school districts, head-start programs, and community mental health centers. He has authored numerous papers in the area of prevention and social competence, as well as on authentic assessment, social validity of interventions, and cross-cultural consultation. He lives in South Huntington, New York.

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