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

Multicultural Counseling : Past and Present
Multicultural Counseling: Past and Present

Part I, Multicultural Counseling: Past and Present, comprises four chapters that direct attention to selective movements and needs that gave impetus and direction to the conceptualization, development, and eventual institutionalization of multicultural counseling as a specialization within the field of psychology. To this end, in Chapter 1, Casas provides a succinct overview of the history of multicultural psychology with special attention given to selective academic, social, and professional forces that are recognized to be an integral part of this history. In Chapter 2, Toporek, Sapigao, and Rojas-Arauz direct attention to the humanistic and dynamic aspect of the social justice movement, which they contend has been a primary driving force in multicultural history. They focus ...

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