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During the past 30 years, the study of racial and ethnic minority issues in psychology has evolved into what can now be considered a significant and rapidly growing field of study. This handbook presents a thorough, scholarly overview of the psychology of racial, ethnic, and minority issues in the United States. It covers the breadth of psychology viewed through the lens of the racial and ethnic minority experience. The stellar collection of contributing authors provide readers with a comprehensive work that focuses on the professional, methodological, social and developmental, clinical, and applied and preventive issues shaping the field today. Highlighting leading research and application in the area of ethnic minority psychology, the Handbook will help set the direction of scholarly work in the area for ...

Chapter 27: Drug Abuse Treatments with Racial/Ethnic Clients: Toward the Development of Culturally Competent Treatments

Drug Abuse Treatments with Racial/Ethnic Clients: Toward the Development of Culturally Competent Treatments
Drug abuse treatments with racial/ethnic clients: Toward the development of culturally competent treatments
General Issues in Drug Abuse Treatment

This chapter presents a sociocultural perspective on drug abuse treatment with members of the major ethnic/racial populations of the United States: Hispanics/Latinos, African Americans, Asian Americans, and Native American Indians. Unfortunately, at present, conventional drug abuse treatment programs have not been culturally appropriate or gender specific to meet the needs of diverse groups of people of color who have become addicted to tobacco, alcohol, and/or to illicit drugs. Today and into the future, there will be a growing need and demand for culturally relevant interventions (both prevention and treatment) as delivered by culturally competent ...

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