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Overcoming Unintentional Racism in Counseling and Therapy, Second Edition examines the dynamics and effects of racism in counseling with an emphasis on the insidiousness of unintentional racism.Second Edition provides a new section on the policies and practices of agencies and other institutions in the mental health system unintentionally resulting in service disparities. Macro-system and micro-system interventions are proposed to overcome these disparities.
Chapter 5: Judgmental and Inferential Errors
Clinical decision making is an integral part of counseling. In terms of serving clients’ needs, counselors’ judgment may be second in importance only to the counseling relationship. Dumont and Lecomte (1987) define psychotherapeutic counseling as an inferential process whereby counselors engage in clinical ...