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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 2: Models of Multicultural Counseling Competence: A Critical Evaluation
Models of Multicultural Counseling Competence: A Critical Evaluation
Multicultural counseling competence has taken its place among the most important constructs in applied psychology. Researchers, scholars, and practitioners no longer debate the necessity and significance of having this type of competence. Instead, they now assume it. Numerous publications and conference presentations concerned with training, practice, and the development of models underscore the importance of the construct.
The development of models of multicultural competence reflects the advance of scholarship in this specialty. A number of models have been developed, and we are prompted to revisit them in an effort to critically evaluate their merits and shortcomings. In this chapter, we analyze two major models, eight secondary models, and ...