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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 28: Multicultural Competencies and Rehabilitation Counseling/Psychology
Multicultural Competencies and Rehabilitation Counseling/Psychology
Roberto is 43 years of age, married with four children ages 5 to 20, and has worked as a construction laborer for almost 20 years. He has an eighth-grade education, was born in Mexico, and is bilingual in English and Spanish. He had a cerebral vascular accident (stroke) 2 years ago that resulted in paralysis of his left side, and he has not worked since that time. With Social Security disability payments as income and with his wife having to work, it has been particularly difficult for Roberto, and he says he feels much less of a “man” as a result.
Bok is 30 years of age and has the equivalent of a high ...