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.

Ethics and Multicultural Counseling Competence

Ethics and Multicultural Counseling Competence

Ethics and multicultural counseling competence
Edward A.Delgado-RomeroUniversity of Indiana-Bloomington

Ethics and the Multicultural Counseling Competencies

It is a time of change within the counseling profession. The Association of Multicultural Counseling and Development (a division of the American Counseling Association [ACA]) is updating the operationalization of the multicultural counseling competencies (Arredondo et al., 1996; Roysircar-Sodowsky et al., 2002; Sue, Arredondo, & McDavis, 1992), and the American Psychological Association (APA) is in the process of revising its ethics code (APA, 2002). The general issue of what constitutes multicultural counseling competency (MCC) is under discussion (Ridley, 2002), and the empirical basis and applicability of the MCCs are being challenged (Weinrach & Thomas, 2002). In the larger society, the United States continues to deal with the aftermath ...

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