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A key supplement for courses on multicultural counseling, this book is a practical volume that will help faculty and students see demonstrations of multicultural counseling in practice. The text covers evidence-based practices for working with five major ethnic groups, while weaving in other factors such as gender, disability, sexuality, and more. Each chapter has two case studies by an invited expert who also provides commentary and lessons drawing upon each case.
Chapter 11: Working with North American Indian and Alaska Native Clients: Understanding the Deep Culture Within
Working with North American Indian and Alaska Native Clients: Understanding the Deep Culture Within
Non-Native mental health counselors who work with North American Indians and Alaska Natives must understand the extraordinarily diverse demographic and individual identity characteristics of the groups that make up North America's indigenous populations. These populations are no doubt more diverse than those that make up the rich tapestry of national and ethnic groups in European countries. Native North American Indians reside in all of Canada's provinces and in all of the U.S. states. In the United States, about 60% of them reside in urban areas, with the remainder living in rural villages and small rural communities and ...