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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.

Exercising Multicultural Competencies: Working With the Culturally Diverse
Exercising Multicultural Competencies: Working With the Culturally Diverse

Major CACREP Standards for the Section

CACREP Standard 2d: individual, couple, family, group, and community strategies for working with and advocating for diverse populations, including multicultural competencies

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 Competences Identified by CACREP Diversity and Advocacy Standards for Clinical Mental Health Counseling Addressed in Section 4

CACREP Knowledge 4: Understands effective strategies to support client advocacy and influence public policy and government relations

CACREP Knowledge 5: Understands the implications of concepts such as internalized oppression and institutional racism, as well ...

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