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Culturally Alert Counseling A Comprehensive Introduction

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ISBN-10: 1412981352

ISBN-13: 9781412981354

Edition: 2nd 2013

Authors: Garrett J. McAuliffe

List price: $125.00
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A comprehensive, readable introduction to the cultural dimensions of counseling and psychotherapy is now available. National leaders in each topic have been selected to provide an accessible, yet thorough, presentation of culturally alert counseling. An introduction to the nature of counseling and culture begins the book, followed by chapters on Social Inequality, Race, and Ethnicity. The succeeding chapters reveal the characteristics, histories, mental health issues, and appropriate counseling strategies for each of eleven cultural groupings. The book ends with a thorough presentation of actual culturally alert counseling practice. Seven dimensions combine to make the book unique, namely…    
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Book details

List price: $125.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/21/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 624
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.90" tall
Weight: 2.486

Garrett J. McAuliffe is University Professor of Counselor Education at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. His work focuses on culture, constructivism, counselor education, and career. He received his doctorate in counseling from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and his master's degree at the University of Albany. He has written or co-written six books on topics ranging from workiing with troubled youth to culturally alert counseling. He has created models for cultural de-centering and health-oriented client assessment. He received his bachelor's degree in literature from Queens College in New York City. He spent thirteen years as a community college and university…    

Preface to the Second Edition
Culture and Diversity Defined
Cross-Cultural Counseling Competencies: A Conceptual Framework
Culture: Clarifications and Complications
Equity, Advocacy, and Social Justice
Advocacy Competencies
Conceptualizing Race and Racism
Major Ethnic Groupings
Culturally Alert Counseling With African Americans
Culturally Alert Counseling With East and Southeast Asian Americans
Culturally Alert Counseling With Native Americans
Additional Resources-Further Reading and Exploration
Culturally Alert Counseling With European Americans
Culturally Alert Counseling With Middle Eastern Americans
Culturally Alert Counseling With Latino/Latina Americans
Culturally Alert Counseling With South Asian Americans
Social Groups
Social Class
Counseling Men and Women: Considering Gender and Sex
Counseling Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered Clients
Religion and Spirituality
Counseling Individuals With Disabilities
Implications for Practice
The Practice of Culturally Alert Counseling: Part One
The Practice of Culturally Alert Counseling: Part Two
About the Editor
About the Contributors