Gaining Cultural Competence in Career Counseling

ISBN-10: 0618573585

ISBN-13: 9780618573585

Edition: 2008

Authors: Kathy Evans
List price: $81.95
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Description: Gaining Cultural Competence in Career Counseling is a supplement designed to help counselors and counselors-in-training simultaneously acquire competence in both career counseling and multicultural counseling. The goal of this text is not only to describe the philosophical reasons for practicing culturally appropriate career counseling, but also to provide counselors with concrete ways to implement those philosophies. The first half of the book comprises four chapters focusing on the foundational skills for effective counseling across cultures. It is crucial for counselors and counselors-in-training to master these multicultural skills before moving on to the second half of the text, which integrates those multicultural competencies with specific career counseling competencies.

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List price: $81.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 4/20/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

The Importance of Culturally Competent Career Counseling Why Multicultural Counseling?
Multicultural Competencies Career Counseling Competencies Ethics Synthesizing Multicultural Competencies and Career Counseling Competencies
Awareness of Your Own Cultural Heritage
The Dominant American Culture
Cultural Relativism and Worldview
Racial/Cultural Identity Development Models
Racial/Cultural Identity Development of Oppressed Groups
White Racial Identity Development
Developing a Positive Racial Identity Final Thoughts about Culture
Your Biases Stereotyping Prejudice Racism and Oppression Privilege Final Thoughts about Biases
Awareness of the Client's Worldview Understanding the Client's History
Understanding Client Cultural Mistrust
Respecting Client Cultural Expectations and Values Discerning
Differences Within the Same Cultural Group Considering the Client's
Racial/Cultural Identity Development
Status Comprehending Client Worldview as It Relates to the World of Work
Understanding the Current Political Climate for Ethnic Minorities Final Thoughts about Client Worldview
Using Career Development Theories
The Traditional Career Development Theories
Recent Inclusive Theories
Career Counseling Process Models for Multicultural Groups
Final thoughts about Career Counseling Theories
Cultural Competence in Testing Types of Career Tests Cultural and Environmental Influences on Career Testing
Test Interpretation for Diverse Populations Final Thoughts about Testing
Multiculturally Competent Career Counseling
Skills Integrating Personal Counseling and Career Counseling
Multicultural Applications of the Career Counseling
Competencies Stages of Career Counseling
Group Career Counseling Final Thoughts on Skills
Social Action
Social Action Competencies Committing to Social Action and Social Justice
Social Action Training
Social Action Skills Categories for Career Counselors Final Thoughts
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