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Organized around the latest CACREP Standards, this timely book covers the core concepts, theories, and skills of multicultural and social justice counseling. With a focus on helping readers develop their multicultural professional identities, the authors conceptualize multicultural identity development as the foundation for comprehending the pervasive impact of social privilege and oppression and developing competencies to effectively work with the culturally diverse. Case illustrations, exercises, and an emphasis on reflective practice foster a true understanding and application of concepts. Becoming a Multiculturally Competent Counselor is part of the SAGE Counseling and Professional Identity Series, which targets specific competencies identified by CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs). To learn more about each text in the series, please visit www.sagepub.com/cpiseries.

Becoming Multiculturally Competent
Becoming Multiculturally Competent

Major CACREP Standards for the Section

CACREP Standard 2c: theories of multicultural counseling, identity development, and social justice

CACREP Standard 2e: counselors’ roles in developing cultural self-awareness, promoting cultural social justice, advocacy and conflict resolution, and other culturally supported behaviors that promote optimal wellness and growth of the human spirit, mind, or body

Specific Competencies Identified by CACREP Diversity and Advocacy Standards for Clinical Mental Health Counseling Addressed in Section 3

CACREP Knowledge 5: Understands the implications of concepts such as internalized oppression and institutional racism, as well as the historical and current political climate regarding immigration, poverty, and welfare

After Reading Section 3, Students Will Be Able to Do the Following:

  • Recognize the importance of developing a multicultural identity (Chapter 6)
  • Become aware of their ...
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