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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 15: Challenges to the Development of Culturally Relevant, Empirically Supported Treatment
Challenges to the Development of Culturally Relevant, Empirically Supported Treatment
A consult with a colleague captured the challenge of establishing empirically supported treatments that are either culturally specific or sensitive. While working in a school-based clinic, a young (late 20s) mother was referred to our Jewish colleague to address concerns about her child's behavior. The mother came into the clinic with Aryan Nation paraphernalia and proceeded to share a complex history that included being sexually abused by her father, with whom she shared intense ideologies concerning the superiority of Caucasians even though the woman, through her maternal heritage, had relatives who were ethnic minorities. She also lived in an ethnically diverse ...