Handbook of Multicultural Measures
- Glenn C. Gamst - University of La Verne, USA
- Christopher T. H. Liang - Lehigh University, USA
- Aghop Der-Karabetian - University of La Verne, USA
- A multicultural framework and case illustration (the Multicultural Assessment-Intervention Process Model) in Chapter 3 serves as a conceptual framework for the rest of the book and also helps in the implementation of multicultural assessment in training and service delivery in counseling centers, community mental health centers, and hospitals.
- Multicultural Overviews of a variety of topics as well as instrument summaries help students and professionals complete original research.
- This Handbook provides an overview of basic psychometric concepts, a practical reference for evaluating the validity, and reliability of measures.
- A conceptual model of evidence-based culturally competent practice where reviewed measures are appropriately used is presented, providing an integrative framework for the rest of the book.
"This handbook organizes and summarizes the growing body of measures for use in research, clinical practice, training, and service delivery to a multicultural population...About 250 tests are described in two-to-three page summaries including purpose, description, scoring, reliability, and validity measures. Current contact information is provided for locatin the instrument--a very useful piece of information, particularly for the novice researcher...This is a necessary acquisition for libraries supporting counseling, psychology, anthropology, or medical programs, particularly those with clinical reserach applications. Summing up: Essential."
Adopted as supplementary text and reference for several courses, including CB and Research Methods.
Sample Materials & Chapters
Chapter 7 - Racism- and Prejudice-Related Measures