This unique guidebook is specifically designed with useful multicultural applications aimed at practice-based school psychology. The text compiles an informational and instructional array of helpful "hands-on" checklists, reviews of some of the most current cultural literature applicable to best practices, and provides guided steps to take in various practice-based situations. Multicultural School Psychology Competencies: A Practical Guide is practice-based, culture-sensitive, and intended for the multicultural competency preparation of psychologists-in-training and in practice as well as other professionals working with diverse children and youth in schools and other educational settings.
Almost 20 percent of children in the United States are the offspring of immigrants. Children who are immigrants or American-born progeny of immigrants numbered 13.7 million in 1997 (cited in Drugger, 1998). Many of these children are from Central America, Asia, Russia, and other Eastern European countries. ...