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 6: Case Illustration: Evidence-Based Practice with Latina/o Adolescents and Families
Case Illustration: Evidence-Based Practice with Latina/o Adolescents and Families
This chapter uses the Latina/o Skills Identification Stage Model (L-SISM; Chapter 5, this volume) to frame the description of a culturally responsive, empirically supported intervention delivered to a Latina/o family, the Mercaders, who experienced conflict, in part associated with their adolescent son's behavior. Because the intervention was not originally guided by the L-SISM, this chapter examines the L-SISM's ability to accurately capture culturally responsive features of this intervention. The chapter includes seven subsections: The first six describe how each one of the treatment issues identified by the L-SISM (i.e., connecting with clients, assessment, facilitating awareness, setting goals, facilitating change, feedback and accountability) was addressed in the intervention, ...