Counseling the Culturally Diverse Theory and Practice

ISBN-10: 047141980X

ISBN-13: 9780471419808

Edition: 4th 2002 (Revised)

Authors: David Sue, Derald Wing Sue

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The bestselling resource and most cited reference in multicultural counseling and therapyThoroughly revised, Counseling the Culturally Diverse: Theory and Practice, Fourth Edition is "the classic" in the field of multicultural counseling and therapy. This latest edition offers a contemporary expansion of the definition of multicultural counseling that pushes the boundaries of the field and allows for a more inclusive and meaningful way of looking at and treating diverse populations.Noted experts Derald Wing Sue and David Sue have updated the book to include new developments in research, theory, and practice. Major additions include: a more expansive definition of multiculturalism; the most recent statistics on the changing complexion of society; and implications for counseling and clinical practice that these changes have precipitated, which are forcing clinicians to redefine their roles and reeducate themselves on how to tend to these varied populations.Completely updated, Counseling the Culturally Diverse includes:New chapters on counseling biracial/multiracial populations, women, gays/lesbians, the physically challenged, the elderly, and monocultural organizationsA new section in every chapter covering "Implications for Clinical Practice"Updated chapters on counseling African Americans, Asian Americans, Latino/Hispanic Americans, and Native AmericansNew clinical case studies and real–life examples illustrating the concepts of multicultural counseling and therapy in actionCombining a sound conceptual framework for multicultural counseling with proven therapeutic methods for specific populations, Counseling the Culturally Diverse remains the best source of real–world counseling preparation for students and the most enlightened and influential guide for all mental health professionals.
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List price: $90.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/8/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 528
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English

David Sue is professor emeritus of psychology at Western Washington University, where he is an associate of the Center for Cross-Cultural Research. He has served as the director of the Psychology Counseling Clinic and the Mental Health Counseling Program. He and his wife co-authored the book COUNSELING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY IN A DIVERSE SOCIETY and he is co-author of COUNSELING THE CULTURALLY DIVERSE: THEORY AND PRACTICE. He received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Washington State University. His research interests revolve around multicultural issues in individual and group counseling.

Derald Wing Sue is professor of psychology and education in the Department of Counseling and Clinical Psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University. He has written extensively in the field of counseling psychology and multicultural counseling/therapy and is co-author of a bestselling book, COUNSELING THE CULTURALLY DIVERSE: THEORY AND PRACTICE. Dr. Sue has served as president of the Society of Counseling Psychology and the Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues and has received numerous awards for teaching and service. He received his doctorate from the University of Oregon.

The Conceptual Dimensions of Multicultural Counseling/Therapy
The Superordinate Nature of Multicultural Counseling/Therapy
Cultural Universality versus Cultural Relativism
The Emotional Consequences of "Race"
The Inclusive or Exclusive Nature of Multiculturalism
The Sociopolitical Nature of Counseling/Therapy
The Nature of Multicultural Counseling Competence
A Tripartite Framework for Understanding the Multiple Dimensions of Identity
Individual and Universal Biases in Psychology and Mental Health
The Impact of Group Identities on Counseling and Psychotherapy
What Is Multicultural Counseling/Therapy?
What Is Cultural Competence?
Multidimensional Model of Cultural Competence in Counseling
Implications for Clinical Practice
The Political Dimensions of Mental Health Practice
The Politics of Counseling and Psychotherapy
The Diversification of the United States
The Education and Training of Mental Health Professionals
Counseling and Mental Health Literature
Relevance of Research
Implications for Clinical Practice
Sociopolitical Considerations of Trust and Mistrust
Effects of Historical and Current Oppression
Credibility and Attractiveness in Multicultural Counseling
Implications for Clinical Practice
The Practice Dimensions of Multicultural Counseling/Therapy
Barriers to Effective Multicultural Counseling/Therapy
Characteristics of Counseling/Therapy
Sources of Conflict and Misinterpretation in Therapy
Generalizations and Stereotypes: Some Cautions
Implications for Clinical Practice
Cultural Appropriate Intervention Strategies
Communication Styles
Sociopolitical Facets of Nonverbal Communication
Counseling and Therapy as Communication Style
Implications for Clinical Practice
Multicultural Family Counseling and Therapy
Family Systems Counseling and Therapy
Issues in Working with Ethnic Minority Families
Multicultural Family Counseling/Therapy: A Conceptual Model
Implications for Clinical Practice
Non-Western and Indigenous Methods of Healing
The Legitimacy of Culture-Bound Syndromes: Nightmare Deaths and the Hmong Sudden Death Phenomena
The Principles of Indigenous Healing
Implications for Clinical Practice
Worldviews in Multicultural Counseling/Therapy
Racial/Cultural Minority Identity Development: Therapeutic Implications
Racial/Cultural Identity Development Models
A Racial/Cultural Identity Development Model
Therapeutic Implications of the R/CID Model
Implications for Clinical Practice
White Racial Identity Development: Therapeutic Implications
The Invisible Whiteness of Being
Understanding the Dynamics of Whiteness
Models of White Racial Identity Development
The Process of White Racial Identity Development: A Descriptive Model
Implications for Multicultural Counseling/Therapy Training
Implications for Clinical Practice
Dimensions of Worldviews
Value Orientation Model of Worldviews
Locus of Control
Locus of Responsibility
Formation of Worldviews
Implications for Clinical Practice
Counseling and Therapy with Racial/Ethnic Minority Populations
Counseling African Americans
African American Values, Research, and Implications for Counseling and Therapy
Guidelines for Clinical Practice
Counseling American Indians and Alaskan Natives
The American Indian and the Alaskan Native
Tribe and Reservation
American Indian/Alaskan Native Characteristics, Values, and Implications on Behavior
Specific Problem Areas for American Indians/Alaskan Natives
Guidelines for Clinical Practice
Counseling Asian Americans
Asian Americans: A Success Story?
Traditional Asian Cultural Values, Behavior Patterns, and Implications for Therapy
Acculturation Conflicts between Parents and Children
Guidelines for Clinical Practice
Counseling Hispanic/Latino Americans
Traditional Hispanic Values, Characteristics, Behavior Patterns, and Implications for Therapy
Guidelines for Clinical Practice
Counseling Individuals of Multiracial Descent
Facts and Figures Related to Biracial/Multiracial Populations
Racial/Ethnic Ambiguity, or "What Are You?"
Guidelines for Clinical Practice
Counseling Other Culturally Diverse Populations
Counseling Sexual Minorities
Same Sex Relationships Are Not Signs of Mental Disorders
Guidelines for Clinical Practice
Counseling Elderly Clients
Problems of the Elderly Individual
Guidelines for Clinical Practice
Counseling Women
Problems Faced by Women
Feminist Identity Theory
Therapy for Women
Guidelines for Clinical Practice
Counseling Individuals with Disabilities
The Americans with Disabilities Act
Myths about People with Disabilities
Programs for Individuals with Disabilities
Counseling Issues with Individuals with Disabilities
Guidelines for Clinical Practice
Organizations and Institutions as Clients
Counseling Monocultural Organizations
Why Mental Health Professionals Must Understand Organizational Dynamics
Organizational Change Principles
Developing Multicultural Organizational Competence
Models of Multicultural Organizational Development
Culturally Competent Mental Health Organizations
Implications for Clinical Practice
Author Index
Subject Index
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