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.

Case Illustration: Culturally Adaptive Model of Counseling: Using a Multicultural Skills-Based Perspective in Working with a First-Generation Asian Indian American Elderly Female

Case illustration: Culturally adaptive model of counseling: Using a multicultural skills-based perspective in working with a first-generation asian indian american elderly female

In this chapter, we present and discuss the case of a first-generation Asian Indian American older female as a model for using the AA-SISM. We begin with a description of the case study, then we discuss the application of the AA-SISM for this particular client. The chapter is presented in dialogue format so that the psychologist and client voices are highlighted in this multicultural skills-based perspective.

Case Study

Mrs. Shah is a 71-year-old, married, Asian Indian, first-generation immigrant Hindu female. Having had an arranged ...

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