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.

Multicultural Competence in Counseling Centers

Multicultural Competence in Counseling Centers

Multicultural competence in counseling centers
Amy L.ReynoldsBuffalo State College
Raechele L.PopeUniversity at Buffalo, State University of New York

College campuses today have a more diverse student body than ever before. The racial and ethnic diversity of college students will only continue to grow between now and 2015 (Carnevale & Fry, 2000). For many students, going to college means adjusting to a more diverse and complex environment than they experienced in their home communities. In fact, the majority of current college students attended high schools that were primarily one racial or ethnic group (Humphreys, 2000). In addition to the changing campus racial composition, multicultural issues, questions, tensions, and debates have become a hallmark of campus life today. To different degrees and in varying ways, ...

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