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 Urban Community Interventions

Underserved Urban Community Interventions

Underserved Urban Community Interventions
Justin C. Perry Eric W. Wallace Lela L. Pickett

In their seminal document operationalizing multicultural counseling competencies and standards, Sue, Arredondo, and McDavis (1992) proposed that culturally skilled counselors “should be cognizant of sociopolitical contexts in conducting evaluations and improving interventions” (p. 483). As one of the last skills they listed, it remains one of the most important yet least implemented competencies, that is, depending on how “interventions” are defined. If defined beyond the traditional model of providing treatment in consulting-room settings such as college counseling centers, hospitals, and mental health agencies, then the counseling profession has a lot more work left to do in fulfilling Sue et ...

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