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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.

Social Justice and Multicultural Counseling
Social Justice and Multicultural Counseling

Major CACREP Standards for the Section

CACREP Standard 1j: knowledge of ethical and legal considerations

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

CACREP Standard 2f: counselors’ roles in eliminating biases, prejudices, and processes of intentional and unintentional oppression and discrimination

Specific Competencies Identified by CACREP Diversity and Advocacy Standards for Clinical Mental Health Counseling Addressed in Section 5

CACREP Knowledge 8: advocate for policies regarding community resources

CACREP Knowledge 9: demonstrate the ability to modify counseling systems and their techniques and interventions to make them culturally appropriate for diverse populations

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