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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 19: Ecological and Culturally Responsive Directions for the Skills Identification Stage Model
Ecological and Culturally Responsive Directions for the Skills Identification Stage Model
Given the increasing numbers of individuals from culturally diverse backgrounds in the United States (U.S. Census Bureau, 2008), therapists must reconceptualize their notions of what counseling/therapy looks like. We began this book with the story of the Maligned Wolf, which shared the Wolf's perspective in the classic story of Little Red Riding Hood (Fern, 1974). This story represents a much-needed paradigm shift that allows us to imagine culturally responsive methods of assessing, diagnosing, and interviewing clients (Ancis, 2004; Cardemil & Battle, 2003). Such a change also involves reexamining and relearning ideas about the self as situated in a larger social, ...