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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 21: Multicultural Competencies in Consultation
Multicultural Competencies in Consultation
Attention and application of multicultural competencies to various professional endeavors continue to increase. Consultation is one domain of practice by counselors and psychologists, as well as individuals from other disciplinary or work histories (e.g., human resource personnel), that is sought after by a cross section of organizations for different reasons and objectives. Typically, organizations that intend to introduce a formal diversity initiative or a specific strategy that speaks to multiculturalism and diversity, such as a recruitment plan for employees of color or increasing the cultural competency of its clinical staff, seek the services of a consultant.
The focus on diversity and multicultural competencies has spawned a network of consultants who self-identify as diversity consultants. As with ...