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

Underserved Rural Communities : Challenges and Opportunities for Improved Practice

Underserved Rural Communities : Challenges and Opportunities for Improved Practice

Underserved Rural Communities: Challenges and Opportunities for Improved Practice
Cindy L. Juntunen Melissa A.Melissa A. Quincer

The experience of rural citizens and the concept of rurality are often overlooked in counseling psychology’s attention to multiculturalism and inclusiveness, even though rural communities are uniquely different from the suburban and metropolitan communities that are often assumed to be the norm. Rural communities and citizens are often defined by stereotypes and regularly dismissed as part of “flyover country” (Robertson, 2004). Unfortunately, psychology has done little to combat the impact of such stereotypes through research, training, or practice emphases. Despite the recognition by the American Psychological Association (APA) that psychological services are a ...

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