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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 32: Teachers' Multicultural Competencies (K-12)
Teachers' Multicultural Competencies (K-12)
|Interviewer:||What does it mean to be African American?|
|White child (10 years):||I don't know. It doesn't mean you are different 'cept how you look.|
|Latino child (11 years):||My teacher's racist. She likes the White kids better than the Mexicans.|
|Interviewer:||How can you tell?|
|Child:||She treats the White kids better. She doesn't think nobody notices, but everybody knows she don't like the Mexican kids.|
|Interviewer:||Why are some people prejudiced?|
|Black child (12 years):||They think we're just unintelligent. They think they're better than we are just because they can make the honor roll and Black people don't make the honor roll because they don't study hard.|
[Page 512]How can teachers respond to children like those quoted above? What curriculum could engage children who ...