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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 18: Multicultural Counseling in a Multitheoretical Context: New Applications for Practice
Multicultural Counseling in a Multitheoretical Context: New Applications for Practice
When conducting counseling or psychotherapy with clients from diverse ethnocultural groups, it is essential to consider how their cultural background will impact the therapeutic process. Using the Skills Identification Model originally developed by Parham (2002), the authors of earlier chapters in this book have done an admirable job of describing ways that culture can be addressed throughout the process of psychotherapy. By identifying culture-based skills for four distinct groups and throughout six stages of psychotherapy, the Skills Identification Stage Model (SISM) has become a powerful tool for guiding counselors and psychotherapists through the process of working with culturally diverse clients (Chapter 1, this volume). This ...