Counseling the Culturally Diverse: Theory and Practice

Counseling the Culturally Diverse: Theory and Practice

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By (author) Derald Wing Sue, By (author) David Sue

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  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • Format: Hardback | 576 pages
  • Dimensions: 191mm x 236mm x 38mm | 2,585g
  • Publication date: 31 August 2007
  • Publication City/Country: Chichester
  • ISBN 10: 0470086327
  • ISBN 13: 9780470086322
  • Edition: 5, Revised
  • Edition statement: 5th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: Illustrations, ports.
  • Sales rank: 364,925

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Completely updated, the most widely used and critically acclaimed text on multicultural counseling, Counseling the Culturally Diverse: Theory and Practice, Fifth Edition offers students and professionals essential and thought-provoking material on the theory, research, and practice of multicultural counseling. Authors Derald Wing Sue and David Sue--pioneers in this field--define and analyze the meaning of diversity and multiculturalism and include coverage of racial/ethnic minority groups as well as multiracial individuals, women, gays and lesbians, the elderly, and those with disabilities. The Fifth Edition of this classic resource introduces new research and concepts, discusses future directions in the field, and includes updated references. New and important highlights include:* Opening personal narratives in Chapter 1 that present poignant journeys in cultural competence* Cutting-edge material related to the most recent research, theoretical formulations, and practice implications * Discussion of unconscious and subtle manifestations of racial, gender, and sexual orientation bias and discriminationknown as microaggressions* Coverage of social justice counseling * Content on minority group therapists * Attention to counseling and special circumstances involving racial/ethnic populationsWith its unique conceptual framework for multicultural therapy, Counseling the Culturally Diverse: Theory and Practice, Fifth Edition remains the best source of real-world counseling preparation for students as well as the most enlightened, influential guide for professionals.

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Derald Wing Sue, PhD, is a Professor of Psychology and Education in the Department of Counseling and Clinical Psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University in New York, New York, and he also holds a joint appointment with the Columbia University School of Social Work. He is one of the most cited multicultural scholars in the United States. David Sue, PhD, is a Professor of Psychology and an associate at the Center for Cross-Cultural Research at Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington. He has served as the director of the Psychology Counseling Clinic and was the chairperson of the Mental Health Counseling Program for twelve years.

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The leader in the field of multicultural counseling and therapy, upholding the highest standards of scholarship"This edition adds the latest hot button issues in the multicultural world. The authors have skillfully and sensitively added the latest evidence-based knowledge of critical problems that can surface in counseling/therapy, including 'microaggressions, 'interethnic relationships, Middle Eastern issues, and immigration/refugee complexities. Everything you ever wanted to know about multicultural counseling is included in this edition. It continues to be the standard for any mental health professional treating persons from racial/ethnic minority populations....It is authoritative, illuminating, and clinically compelling." --Melba Vasquez, PhD, ABPP, Independent Practice, Austin, Texas"This book is the one to read. It has invaluable information that is current, is extremely well written, and stands out from the other books in the field. The book touches the reader on multiple levels, bringing in personal stories, pushing one's thinking, and very clearly linking theory, history, policies, contemporary trends, and practice. Absolutely outstanding--don't miss it!" --Fred Bemak, EdD, Professor and Director of the Diversity Research and Action Center Graduate School of Education, George Mason UniversityCompletely updated, the most widely used and critically acclaimed text on multicultural counseling, "Counseling the Culturally Diverse: Theory and Practice, Fifth Edition" offers students and professionals essential and thought-provoking material on the theory, research, and practice of multicultural counseling.Authors Derald Wing Sue and David Sue--pioneers in this field--define and analyze the meaning of diversity and multiculturalism and include coverage of racial/ethnic minority groups as well as multiracial individuals, women, gays and lesbians, the elderly, and those with disabilities. The Fifth Edition of this classic resource introduces new research and concepts, discusses future directions in the field, and includes updated references.New and important highlights include: Opening personal narratives in Chapter 1 that present poignant journeys in cultural competenceCutting-edge material related to the most recent research, theoretical formulations, and practice implicationsDiscussion of unconscious and subtle manifestations of racial, gender, and sexual orientation bias and discriminationknown as microaggressionsCoverage of social justice counselingContent on minority group therapistsAttention to counseling and special circumstances involving racial/ethnic populationsWith its unique conceptual framework for multicultural therapy, "Counseling the Culturally Diverse: Theory and Practice, Fifth Edition" remains the best source of real-world counseling preparation for students as well as the most enlightened, influential guide for professionals.

Table of contents

Preface. SECTION I: THE MULTIPLE DIMENSIONS OF MULTICULTURAL COUNSELING AND THERAPY. PART I: THE AFFECTIVE AND CONCEPTUAL DIMENSIONS OF MULTIUCLTURAL COUNSELING AND THERAPY. Chapter 1. The Multicultural Journey to Cultural Competence: Personal Narratives. Chapter 2. The Superordinate Nature of Multicultural Counseling and Therapy. PART II: THE POLITICAL DIMENSIONS OF MENTAL HEALTH PRACTICE. Chapter 3. The Politics of Counseling and Psychotherapy. Chapter 4. Sociopolitical Considerations of Trust and Mistrust in Multicultural Counseling/Therapy. Chapter 5. Racial, Gender and Sexual Orientation Microaggressions: Implications for Counseling and Psychotherapy. PART III: THE PRACTICE DIMENSIONS OF MULTICULTURALCOUNSELING/THERAPY. Chapter 6. Barriers To Effective Multicultural Counseling/Therapy. Chapter 7. Culturally Appropriate Intervention Strategies. Chapter 8. Multicultural Family Counseling/Therapy. Chapter 9. Nonwestern And Indigenous Methods Of Healing. PART IV: WORLDVIEW DIMENSIONS IN MULTICULTURAL COUNSELING/THERAPY. Chapter 10. Racial/Cultural Identity Development: Therapeutic Implications. Chapter 11. White Racial Identity Development: Therapeutic Implications. PART V: SOCIAL JUSTICE DIMENSIONS IN COUNSELING/THERAPY. Chapter 12. Social Justice Counseling/Therapy. SECTION II: MULTICULTURAL COUNSELING AND SPECIFIC POPULATIONS. PART VI: COUNSELING AND THERAPY INVOLVING MINORITY GROUP COUNSELORS/THERAPISTS. Chapter 13. Minority Group Therapists: Working With Majority And Other Minority Clients. PART VII: COUNSELING AND THERAPY WITH RACIAL/ETHNIC MINORITY POPULATIONS. Chapter 14. Counseling African Americans. Chapter 15. Counseling American Indians and Alaskan Natives. Chapter 16. Counseling Asian Americans. Chapter 17. Counseling Hispanic/Latino Americans. Chapter 18. Counseling Multiracial Descent Persons. PART VIII: COUNSELING AND SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES INVOLVING RACIAL/ETHNIC POPULATIONS. Chapter 19. Counseling Arab Americans. Chapter 20. Counseling Jewish Americans. Chapter 21. Counseling Immigrants. Chapter 22. Counseling Refugees. PART IX: COUNSELING AND THERAPY WITH OTHER MULTICULTURAL POPULATIONS. Chapter 23. Counseling Sexual Minorities. Chapter 24. Counseling Older Adults. Chapter 25. Counseling Women. Chapter 26. Counseling Persons With Disabilities. References. Author Index. Subject Index.