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.

Case Illustration: The Throw-Away Boy: The Case of an Eastern Woodlands American Indian Adolescent

Case illustration: The throw-away boy: The case of an eastern woodlands American Indian adolescent
GayleSkawennio Morse
Angela M.Enno

Jake was 16 years old when he was first seen on the sex offender unit of a maximum-security adolescent residential treatment facility for adjudicated sex offenders. Jake was remanded to the residential treatment facility after he forcibly raped a 45-year-old woman. A requirement for his eventual release was successful completion of group and individual sex offender cognitive behavioral treatment. During the initial assessment, prior to his court date in the criminal justice system, Jake was diagnosed with Conduct Disorder, adolescent onset. The diagnosis was based on the circumstances surrounding his crime, including a three-day drug binge ...

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