Counseling the Culturally Diverse

Counseling the Culturally Diverse : Theory and Practice

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Completely updated, Counseling the Culturally Diverse: Theory and Practice, Sixth Edition is the most widely used and critically acclaimed text on multicultural counseling, offering students and professionals essential and thought-provoking material on the theory, research, and practice of multicultural counseling. The new edition presents the newest research in the field of multicultural counseling, as well as an expanded section on microaggressions. With its unique conceptual framework for multicultural therapy, this book remains the best source of real-world counseling preparation for students and the most enlightened, influential guide for professionals.
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  • Hardback | 648 pages
  • 193.04 x 238.76 x 38.1mm | 1,179.33g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 6th Revised edition
  • 1118022025
  • 9781118022023
  • 294,301

About Derald Wing Sue

DERALD WING SUE, PhD, is a Professor of Psychology and Education in the Department of Counseling and Clinical Psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University, where he also holds a joint appointment with the School of Social Work. He is one of the most cited multicultural scholars in the United States. DAVID SUE, PhD, is Professor Emeritus of Psychology and an associate at the Center for Cross-Cultural Research at Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington.
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Table of contents

Preface xi About the Authors xvii SECTION ONE The Multiple Dimensions of Multicultural Counseling and Therapy 1 PART I THE AFFECTIVE AND CONCEPTUAL DIMENSIONS OF MULTICULTURAL COUNSELING/THERAPY 3 Chapter 1 The Multicultural Journey to Cultural Competence: Personal Narratives 5 My Personal and Professional Journey as a White Person: Reactions to Counseling the Culturally Diverse: Theory and Practice 8 Mark S. Kiselica My Personal and Professional Journey as a Racial and Ethnic Minority Individual: Reactions to Counseling the Culturally Diverse: Theory and Practice 16 Le Ondra Clark My Personal and Professional Journey as a Person of Color: The Heart and Soul of Counseling the Culturally Diverse 23 Derald Wing Sue Implications for Clinical Practice 30 Chapter 2 The Superordinate Nature of Multicultural Counseling and Therapy 33 Theme 1: Cultural Universality Versus Cultural Relativism 35 Theme 2: The Emotional Consequences of Race 36 Theme 3: The Inclusive or Exclusive Nature of Multiculturalism 37 Theme 4: The Sociopolitical Nature of Counseling/Therapy 38 Theme 5: The Nature of Multicultural Counseling Competence 38 A Tripartite Framework for Understanding the Multiple Dimensions of Identity 40 Individual and Universal Biases in Psychology and Mental Health 44 The Impact of Group Identities on Counseling and Psychotherapy 45 What Is Multicultural Counseling/Therapy? 46 What Is Cultural Competence? 47 Multidimensional Model of Cultural Competence in Counseling 52 Implications for Clinical Practice 55 Chapter 3 Multicultural Counseling Competence for Minority Group Counselors/Therapists 57 Minority Group Counselors Working with Majority and Minority Group Clients 60 The Politics of Interethnic and Interracial Bias and Discrimination 62 The Historical and Political Relationships Between Groups of Color 65 Cultural Differences in Values and Perspectives Between Racial/Ethnic Groups 69 Counselors of Color and Dyadic Combinations with White Clients and Clients of Color: Situational Examples 73 Conclusions 83 Implications for Clinical Practice 83 PART II THE POLITICAL DIMENSIONS OF MENTAL HEALTH PRACTICE 87 Chapter 4 The Politics of Counseling and Psychotherapy: Social Justice in Counseling 89 The Education and Training of Mental Health Professionals 91 Definitions of Mental Health 93 Counseling and Mental Health Literature 97 Need to Treat Social Problems Social Justice Counseling 102 Social Justice Counseling 108 Implications for Clinical Practice 112 Chapter 5 Systemic Oppression: Trust, Mistrust, Credibility, and Worldviews 115 Effects of Historical and Current Oppression 120 Credibility and Attractiveness in Multicultural Counseling 129 Formation of Worldviews 139 Implications for Clinical Practice 144 Chapter 6 Microaggressions in Counseling and Psychotherapy 147 Christina M. Capodilupo and Derald Wing Sue Contemporary Forms of Oppression 150 Implications for Clinical Practice 173 PART III THE PRACTICE DIMENSIONS OF MULTICULTURAL COUNSELING/THERAPY 175 Chapter 7 Barriers to Multicultural Counseling and Therapy: Individual and Family Perspectives 177 Characteristics of Counseling/Therapy 181 Generic Characteristics of Counseling/Therapy 181 Culture-Bound Values 185 Class-Bound Values 191 Language Barriers 195 Patterns of American Cultural Assumptions and Multicultural Family Counseling/Therapy 197 Generalizations and Stereotypes: Some Cautions 205 Implications for Clinical Practice 206 Chapter 8 Culturally Appropriate Intervention Strategies 209 Communication Styles 213 Sociopolitical Facets of Nonverbal Communication 221 Counseling and Therapy as Communication Style 227 Implications for Clinical Practice 231 Chapter 9 Multicultural Evidence-Based Practice 233 Evidence-Based Practice and Multiculturalism 238 Empirically Supported Treatment 239 Empirically Supported Relationships 243 Evidence-Based Practice and Diversity Issues in Therapy 253 Implications for Clinical Practice 257 Chapter 10 Non-Western Indigenous Methods of Healing: Implications for Counseling and Therapy 259 The Legitimacy of Culture-Bound Syndromes: Nightmare Deaths and the Hmong Sudden Death Phenomenon 261 The Principles of Indigenous Healing 269 Conclusions 281 Implications for Clinical Practice 282 PART IV THE RACIAL/CULTURAL IDENTITY DEVELOPMENT IN MULTICULTURAL COUNSELING AND THERAPY 285 Chapter 11 Racial/Cultural Identity Development in People of Color: Therapeutic Implications 287 Racial/Cultural Identity Development Models 289 A Racial/Cultural Identity Development Model 295 Therapeutic Implications of the R/CID Model 305 Conclusions 309 Implications for Clinical Practice 310 Chapter 12 White Racial Identity Development: Therapeutic Implications 313 What Does It Mean to Be White? 314 The Invisible Whiteness of Being 317 Understanding the Dynamics of Whiteness 318 Models of White Racial Identity Development 320 The Process of White Racial Identity Development: A Descriptive Model 330 Overcoming Personal Racism and Developing a Nonracist White Identity: Personal Strategies and Actions 335 Implications for Clinical Practice 339 SECTION TWO Multicultural Counseling and Specific Populations 341 PART V UNDERSTANDING SPECIFIC POPULATIONS 343 Chapter 13 Culturally Competent Assessment 345 David Sue and Diane M. Sue Therapist Variables Affecting Diagnosis 346 Cultural Competence and Preventing Diagnostic Errors 348 Contextual and Collaborative Assessment 352 Infusing Cultural Competence Into Standard Clinical Assessments 357 Implications for Clinical Practice 361 PART VI COUNSELING AND THERAPY WITH RACIAL/ETHNIC MINORITY GROUP POPULATIONS 363 Chapter 14 Counseling African Americans 365 Characteristics and Strengths 366 Specific Challenges 374 Implications for Clinical Practice 377 Chapter 15 Counseling American Indians and Alaska Natives 379 Characteristics and Strengths 380 Specific Challenges 383 Implications for Clinical Practice 391 Chapter 16 Counseling Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders 393 Characteristics and Strengths 394 Specific Challenges 401 Implications for Clinical Practice 406 Chapter 17 Counseling Latinos 409 Diane M. Sue and David Sue Characteristics and Strengths 410 Specific Challenges 417 Implications for Clinical Practice 423 Chapter 18 Counseling Individuals of Multiracial Descent 425 Multiracialism in the United States 426 Specific Challenges 429 A Multiracial Bill of Rights 435 Multiracial Strengths 436 Implications for Clinical Practice 437 PART VII COUNSELING AND SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES INVOLVING RACIAL/ETHNIC POPULATIONS 439 Chapter 19 Counseling Arab and Muslim Americans 441 Characteristics and Strengths 442 Specific Challenges 444 Implications for Clinical Practice 447 Chapter 20 Counseling Jewish Americans 449 Characteristics and Strengths 451 Specific Challenges 452 Implications for Clinical Practice 455 Chapter 21 Counseling Immigrants and Refugees 457 Challenges Facing Immigrants 459 Counseling Refugees 465 Implications for Clinical Practice 469 PART VIII COUNSELING AND THERAPY WITH OTHER MULTICULTURAL POPULATIONS 471 Chapter 22 Counseling LGBT Individuals 473 Understanding Sexual Minorities 474 Specific Challenges 478 Implications for Clinical Practice 484 Chapter 23 Counseling Older Adult Clients 487 Characteristics and Strengths 487 Specific Challenges of Older Adults 491 Implications for Clinical Practice 498 Chapter 24 Counseling Women 501 Diane M. Sue and David Sue Specific Challenges 502 Embracing Gender Strengths 513 Implications for Clinical Practice 514 Chapter 25 Counseling and Poverty 517 Laura Smith Characteristics and Strengths 518 Specific Challenges 520 Implications for Clinical Practice 525 Chapter 26 Counseling Persons With Disabilities 527 Understanding Disabilities 528 The Americans with Disabilities Act 533 Specific Challenges 535 Supports for Individuals with Disabilities 538 Counseling Issues with Individuals with Disabilities 539 Implications for Clinical Practice 541 References 543 Author Index 611 Subject Index 621
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