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Paul B. Pedersen

In: Handbook of Racial & Ethnic Minority Psychology

Chapter 32: Reducing Prejudice and Racism Through Counselor Training as a Primary Prevention Strategy

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Reducing Prejudice and Racism Through Counselor Training as a Primary Prevention Strategy
Reducing prejudice and racism through counselor training as a primary prevention strategy

Reducing prejudice and racism is too often perceived as a secondary or tertiary prevention strategy, in reaction to events that have already occurred. This chapter will describe the reduction of prejudice and racism through three counselor training approaches as a “primary” prevention strategy. Inaccurate attributions that result from prejudice and/or racism translate into defensive disengagement by counselors and their clients, each trying to protect the truth as he or she perceives it. By preventing mental health providers from making inaccurate assumptions about other cultures in the first place, multicultural counselor training can protect both the providers and consumers from misattributions. Ponterotto and ...

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