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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 3: An Ecological Perspective on Cultural Identity Development
An Ecological Perspective on Cultural Identity Development
The area of cultural identity development has received considerable attention in the multicultural counseling research literature. Originating with Cross's (1971) theory of Black racial identity development, this area of study has expanded to include various models of cultural identity: racial identity development (e.g., Cross, 1991; Helms, 1990a; Root, 1990; Rowe, Bennett, & Atkinson, 1994), ethnic identity development (e.g., Phinney, 1989), sexual identity development (e.g., Cass, 1979), and womanist identity development (e.g., Helms, 1990b). Of these, models of racial and ethnic identity development continue to dominate cultural identity research. Theory and research on racial and ethnic identity have made many contributions to our understanding of multicultural counseling ...