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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 17: Qualitative Research and Multicultural Counseling Competency: An Argument for Inclusion
Qualitative Research and Multicultural Counseling Competency: An Argument for Inclusion
Qualitative research seems deceptively simple. The researcher, who needs no expensive laboratory, goes out unarmed with painstakingly constructed and tested instruments to meet persons and strive to understand the ways in which they understand and experience their world. The skills involved in data collection are no more than a keenly attentive ear and a self examined for blindsiding assumptions. In truth, such a description sounds no more fearsome and scientific than the process of multicultural counseling, whereby we seek to meet persons across from their own phenomenological ground. The three aspects of competency in multicultural counseling of awareness, knowledge, and skills apply as ...