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During the past 30 years, the study of racial and ethnic minority issues in psychology has evolved into what can now be considered a significant and rapidly growing field of study. This handbook presents a thorough, scholarly overview of the psychology of racial, ethnic, and minority issues in the United States. It covers the breadth of psychology viewed through the lens of the racial and ethnic minority experience. The stellar collection of contributing authors provide readers with a comprehensive work that focuses on the professional, methodological, social and developmental, clinical, and applied and preventive issues shaping the field today. Highlighting leading research and application in the area of ethnic minority psychology, the Handbook will help set the direction of scholarly work in the area for years to come.

Teaching Racial Identity Development and Racism Awareness: Training in Professional Psychology Programs
Teaching racial identity development and racism awareness: Training in professional psychology programs

The increasing racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity of the consumers of psychological services has forced mental health practitioners to seek new, more culturally appropriate techniques and interventions. Consequently, the past 25 years have witnessed an explosion in the counseling and applied psychology literature with regard to cross-cultural {cross-cultural and multicultural are used interchangeably throughout this chapter) counseling and training. With increased attention directed toward preparing counseling and psychology trainees (henceforth referred to as trainees) for work with diverse client populations, a number of scholars have developed models for graduate-level cross-cultural training (e.g., Carter, 1995; Johnson, 1982; Pedersen, 1973). A review of the ...

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