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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.

Delivering Culturally Competent Therapeutic Services to African American Clients: The Skills That Distinguish Between Clinical Intention and Successful Outcomes
Delivering culturally competent therapeutic services to African American clients: The skills that distinguish between clinical intention and successful outcomes
Thomas A.Parham

Adecade ago, the Office of the Surgeon General, under the capable leadership of Dr. David Satcher, issued a report on mental health, and a follow-up report on culture, race, and ethnicity in mental health (U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, 2001). This report was one of the first of its kind issued by the U.S. government that examined issues of mental health and mental illness. Of most importance, these reports painted a sobering portrait of different communities across this nation who wrestled with this psychological duality. ...

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