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Diversity, Culture and Counselling A Canadian Perspective

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ISBN-10: 1550594419

ISBN-13: 9781550594416

Edition: 2nd 2013

Authors: Mar�a del Carmen Rodr�guez, M. Honor� France, Geoffrey G. Hett

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Canada is one of the most diverse nations in the world. As counsellors increasingly deal with people from many different cultures and backgrounds, there is a need to shift from Eurocentric counselling theories and methods towards an approach that recognizes diversity and new world perspectives.Bringing a fresh Canadian outlook to the field of multicultural counselling, this collection provides valuable information about many cultural groups in Canada with practical perspectives on subjects such as treating Muslim clients, the specific needs of Indo-Canadians, the role of traditional healing methods in Aboriginal cultures, and helping immigrant children cope with acculturation in the school…    
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Book details

List price: $44.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Brush Education
Publication date: 1/1/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Maria del Carmen Rodriguez is an assistant professor of Indigenous education in the Faculty of Education at the University of Victoria. Prior to her appointment, she worked as an early childhood educator and as an elementary school teacher for 20 years in Mexico. Dr. Rodriguez has published numerous articles and book chapters, and has presented scholarly papers throughout the Americas.

M. Honor� France is from the Ani-yun-wiwa First Nation and is a professor at the University of Victoria, where he teaches courses in diversity, family therapy, group dynamics, and research methodology. His current research and teaching interests are cross-cultural counselling issues, ecopsychology, counselling residential school survivors, and crosscultural child development.

Geoffrey G. Hett is a professor emeritis in the Department of Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies at the University of Victoria. He holds a Ph.D. in counselling psychology and teaches undergraduate courses in this area. He is the founding president of the Erma Fennell Foundation for the Relief of Poverty, a Canadian charity that supports the relief of poverty in a small community in Mexico.

Issues in Diversity, Culture and Counselling
Counselling across Cultures: Identity, Race and Communication
Exploring World View
Developing Multicultural Counselling Skills
Counselling Procedures
Counselling in the Indigenous Community
Counselling Issues within the Asian Community
Where Are You Really From?: Counselling in the Asian Canadian Community
Counselling in the Indo-Canadian Community: Challenges and Promises
Acculturation and Adaptation: Providing Counselling for Immigrants and Refugees
Considerations for Counsellors Regarding Refugee Trauma Locally and Abroad
The "Hardest Burden"?: Helping and Working with People with Disabilities
Counselling in the Latino(a) Community
Counselling Black Canadians
Islamic Identity: Counselling Muslim Canadians
My Multiracial Identity: Examining the Biracial/Multiracial Dynamic
Upon Arrival: Ordeals and Challenges in Working with International Students
The Counselling Profession and the GLBTQI Community
Counselling Euro-Canadians: A Multicultural Perspective
Application and Practical Approaches
The Red Road: Spirituality, the Medicine Wheel and the Sacred Hoop
Yoga Therapy: Ancient Wisdom for Today's Body, Mind and Spirit
Transpersonal Counselling: A Multicultural Approach
Sufism and Healing: An Islamic Multicultural Approach
Creating Compassion and Selflessness through Naikan
Reconnecting with Nature: Using Nature in Counselling
Culturally Friendly?: A Cognitive-Behavioural Approach to Multicultural Counselling
Pre-Contact Education and the Role of Storytelling
Toward an Integrated Perspective: Restorative Justice, Cross-Cultural Counselling and School-Based Programming