Now in its Fourth Edition, the best-selling Assessing and Treating Culturally Diverse Clients offers effective, practical guidelines in working with culturally diverse clients. Author and clinician Freddy A. Paniagua first summarizes general guidelines that clinicians can apply when assessing, diagnosing, or treating culturally diverse clients, but also addresses clinical work with specific culturally diverse groups such as African American, Hispanic, American Indian, and Asian clients. Two new chapters in this edition deal with the assessment, diagnoses, and treatment of emotional problems experienced by LGBT and older adult clientsfrom these culturally diverse groups.

Guidelines for the Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Hispanic Clients

Guidelines for the Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Hispanic Clients

Guidelines for the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of hispanic clients

Population of Hispanics

As of the 2010 census, the total number of Hispanics residing in the United States was approximately 50.5 million (Ennis, Rios-Vargas, & Albert, 2011). In 2000, approximately 35.3 million Hispanics were reported by the U.S. Census Bureau. Thus, about 15.2 million Hispanics were added between 2000 and 2010 (see Humes, Jones, & Ramirez, 2011, Table 1). It has been estimated that by the year 2020, the U.S. population will include from 47 million to 54.3 million Hispanics (Dana, 1993a; Marin & Marin, 1991). Considering the 2010 census's Hispanic population results (i.e., over 50 million), one would expect the prediction for the number of Hispanics ...

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