Celebrating its 20th anniversary! The most internationally cited resource in the arena of multicultural counseling, the Handbook of Multicultural Counseling is a resource for researchers, educators, practitioners, and students alike. Continuing to emphasize social justice, research, and application, the Fourth Edition of this best-seller features nearly 80 new contributors of diverse backgrounds, orientations, and levels of experience who provide fresh perspectives to every chapter. Completely updated, this classic text includes new chapters on prevailing social issues and covers the latest advances in theory, ethics, measurement, clinical practice, assessment, and more. “This is the most comprehensive synthesis of cutting edge multicultural counseling research available. This is the gold standard and a must read for anyone working in a human services field.” –Audrey M. Ervin, Delaware Valley College

Disaster Survivors : Implications for Counseling

Disaster Survivors : Implications for Counseling

Disaster Survivors: Implications for Counseling
Beth Boyd Hitomi Gunsolley

The devastating impact of disasters has been felt across the United States and around the world in what seems to be an ever-increasing frequency and intensity over the last decade. In 2012 alone, 357 natural disasters occurred in 120 countries worldwide, 9,655 people were killed, an estimated 124.5 million were affected by disasters, and economic damages from disasters are estimated at $157 billion (Guha-Sapir, Hoyois, & Below, 2013). Although the number of people killed and affected by disasters in 2012 fell far below the average of 2002–2011 (107,000 killed and 268 million affected), economic costs soared higher than ever before. These disasters included floods, ...

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