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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.

Building Connection Through Diversity in Group Counseling: A Dialogical Perspective
Building connection through diversity in group counseling: A dialogical perspective
Eric C.ChenBrett D.ThombsCatarina I.CostaFordham University

Yalom (1995) described interpersonal learning and the social microcosm as among the most influential explanations for change in group counseling. The maladaptive patterns in interpersonal relationships that prompt clients to seek counseling soon manifest themselves in their interactions with other members in the group (Slater, 1966). Accordingly, it has been suggested that the multicultural or diverse group provides a setting where racial and cultural stereotypes, prejudices, and misconceptions are likely to surface in a manner that can most effectively lead to active processing and efficacious interpersonal learning (Brook, Gordon, & Meadow, 1998; White, 1994). Group members bring their own social and cultural ...

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