Experiential Approach for Developing Multicultural Counseling Competence by Mary L. Fawcett and Kathy M. Evans is an ideal companion text for students preparing for a career in counseling or mental health. Mental health workers-in-training need to learn to work effectively with clients from diverse backgrounds, and this text helps them develop these key skills by providing a ready-made resource of multicultural and diversity activities that instructors can assign to enhance student learning in class. It is applicable to all of the core courses in the counseling curriculum and it is developmentally designed to help students build multicultural and diversity competencies from the beginning level to an advanced level.

Goals and Plans for the Future

Goals and plans for the future

This book was designed for your use in graduate school, but it can also serve as a reference resource for your ongoing multicultural counseling competency development postdegree. As with the CACREP (2009) core areas in graduate school, your work will center on professional and ethical practice, social and cultural diversity, human growth and development, career development, helping skills, assessment, work with groups, research, and counseling services evaluation. The activities and exercises in this workbook have assisted you in integrating core counseling competencies and multicultural skills. As you become an experienced helper in your area of expertise, the work you have done in completing these activities and exercises will continue to stay with you because ...

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