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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 15: Case Illustration: The Case of Kian: Application of the MEA-SISM
Case Illustration: The Case of Kian: Application of the MEA-SISM
Kian, a 14-year-old Iranian American boy, and his parents came to therapy to seek help for Kian, who was at risk of expulsion from his middle school. He was defiant toward his teachers, assistant principal, and his parents, particularly his mother. He presented with a somewhat depressed mood, felt unjustly treated, and expressed a great deal of contempt for authority, particularly that of his parents. Kian and his parents immigrated to the United States in 1989, when he was two, in order to escape religious persecution. His parents were able to seek asylum and establish their life in a large community of Baha'i Iranians in the ...