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

Giving Meaning and Purpose to Multicultural Counseling Endeavors

Giving Meaning and Purpose to Multicultural Counseling Endeavors
Giving Meaning and Purpose to Multicultural Counseling Endeavors

Reflecting two of the major themes inherent in the Handbook, utility and social justice, the third part of the Handbook directs attention to the selective sociocultural elements of meaning and purpose that we believe need to be understood and considered in any multicultural counseling endeavors, and especially in reference to marginalized and oppressed groups. Such endeavors may take many forms. To illustrate such forms, the chapters that comprise Part III highlight various perspectives including cultural evidence-based psychotherapies (EBPs), indigenous and anticolonial perspectives and intervention strategies, multicultural training and supervision, and empowerment and collaboration strategies to create social equity by reducing social exclusion.

In the chapter titled “Toward a Cultural ...

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