Mental Health Professionals, Minorities and the Poor

Mental Health Professionals, Minorities and the Poor

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Mental Health Professionals, Minorities, and the Poor provides mental health professionals with information essential to the accurate assessment and effective treatment of diver more

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  • Paperback | 276 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 14.73mm | 508g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1138995789
  • 9781138995789

Table of contents

bPREFACE CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION Terms Used Chapter 2: FACTORS TO CONSIDER WHEN PROVIDING SERVICES TO CROSS-CULTURAL PERSONS Differences that Might Mitigate Therapeutic Effects When Counseling Minorities Solutions to Consider Selection of Mental Health Professionals, Training, Power, and Politics Counselor Selection and Education Insights from Assessment Mental Health Training and the Poor Necessary and Sufficient Skills Power Dynamics Chapter 3: Minority Mental Health Research Minority Mental Health Research Minorities in the General Mental Health Literature Minority Mental Health Research Analysis of Minority Mental Health Research Ethnic Group Classifications Ethnic Research Misuse of Minority Data Reporting CHAPTER 4: USING TECHNOLOGY Human Impediments Minority Education, Training, and Community Development CHAPTER 5: EVOLUTIONARY PSYCHOLOGY--WITH CROSS-CULTURAL APPLICATIONS Evolution (Biological) Evolutionary Psychology Mental Disorders Evolutionary Approaches to Cross-Cultural Therapy CHAPTER 6: SPECIAL POPULATIONS: SEXUAL ORIENTATION, DISABILITIES, CHILDREN, WOMEN, THE ELDERLY Sexual Orientation/Homosexuality Minorities with Disabilites Ethnic Minority Children Ethnic Minority Women Ethnic Minority Elderly Minorities in Rural Areas Middle-Class Minorities CHAPTER 7: WORLD MENTAL HEALTH--IT ISN'T THE FAULT OF THE MINORITIES AND THE POOR Why Study Other Cultures? Why and How Do Inequalities Exist? World Mental Health of Minorities and the Poor Findings and Solutions CHAPTER 8: CONCLUDING REMARKS Scholarship and Action Therapy and Action Institutional Skills Technology and Information Counseling Models Contributions of Other Cultures Universal Perspective REFERENCES INDEXshow more