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Handbook of Multicultural Competencies in Counseling and Psychology is the first book to offer the theoretical background, practical knowledge, and training strategies needed to achieve multicultural competence. Focusing on a wide range of professional settings, editors Donald B. Pope-Davis, Hardin L.K. Coleman, William Ming Liu, and Rebecca L. Toporek provide a compendium of the latest research related to multicultural competency and the hands-on framework to develop specialized multicultural practices. An indispensable resource for psychologists, social workers, school counselors, and teachers, Handbook of Multicultural Competencies in Counseling and Psychology is also an ideal supplementary text for students in counseling and clinical practice courses.

Chapter 10: New Developments in the Assessment of Multicultural Competence: The Multicultural Awareness-Knowledge-Skills Survey-Teachers Form

New Developments in the Assessment of Multicultural Competence: The Multicultural Awareness-Knowledge-Skills Survey-Teachers Form
New developments in the assessment of multicultural competence: The multicultural awareness-knowledge-skills survey-teachers form
MichaelD'AndreaJudyDanielsMary JoNoonanUniversity of Hawaii

Multiculturalism has emerged as a powerful sociopolitical and theoretical force in our society in general and in the fields of counseling (D'Andrea & Daniels, in press; Ponterotto, Casas, Suzuki, & Alexander, 2001), education (Banks & McGee-Banks, 1997), psychology (Pedersen, Draguns, Lonner, & Trimble, 2002), and social work (Brueggemann, 1996) in particular. Much of the impetus for the emergence of multicultur-alism as a new and powerful sociopolitical and professional force comes from (a) the unprecedented demographic changes that are occurring in our contemporary society and (b) a growing awareness that counselors, teachers, psychologists, and social workers must acquire ...

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