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.

So What Should I Actually Do? Developing Skills for Greater Multicultural Competence

So what should i actually do? Developing skills for greater multicultural competence
Rebecca L.Toporek

As a counselor educator and instructor of multicultural counseling courses, one of the biggest challenges I see for students and curriculum is the practical aspect of multicultural competence. Possibly the most frequently used model of cultural competence is the tripartite model of multicultural competence. The tripartite model identifies the need for awareness of counselor attitudes and beliefs; awareness of clients' worldview; and culturally relevant interventions (D. Sue, Arredondo, & McDavis, 1992). Over the past 20 years, there has been an increase in the development of activities and curri culum to assist students and practitioners in developing greater multicultural self-awareness (e.g., Bieschke, ...

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