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Handbook of Multicultural Counseling

Handbook of Multicultural Counseling

Fourth Edition
Edited by:

August 2016 | 688 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

Celebrating its 20th anniversary!

The most internationally cited resource in the arena of multicultural counseling, the Handbook of Multicultural Counseling is a resource for researchers, educators, practitioners, and students alike.  Continuing to emphasize social justice, research, and application, the Fourth Edition of this best-seller features nearly 80 new contributors of diverse backgrounds, orientations, and levels of experience who provide fresh perspectives to every chapter. Completely updated, this classic text includes new chapters on prevailing social issues and covers the latest advances in theory, ethics, measurement, clinical practice, assessment, and more.

“This is the most comprehensive synthesis of cutting edge multicultural counseling research available. This is the gold standard and a must read for anyone working in a human services field.”

–Audrey M. Ervin, Delaware Valley College

Part 1: Multicultural Counseling Past and Present
J. Manuel Casas
Chapter 1: The History of Multicultural Psychology: From the Perspective of Two Opposing Forces
Highlights of the History of Multicultural Psychology  
Two Forces Impacting the Development of Multicultural Psychology  
Diversity Issues in the APA  
Rebecca L. Toporek, William Sapigao, Bryan O. Rojas-Arauz
Chapter 2: Fostering the Development of a Social Justice Perspective and Action: Finding a Social Justice Voice
Foundations and Definitions  
Beneficence and Shifting Access and Resources: Philanthropy, Social Service, Social Change and Social Justice  
Positionality, Awareness of Cultural Self, and Development of a Social Justice Identity  
Moving To Action: Fostering Social Justice Skills Toward Advocacy and Activism  
Project Homeless Connect: Service and Justice  
Power and Privilege: Engaging Youth in a Critical Examination  
Challenges for the Future of Social Justice in Counseling and Psychology  
Recommendations for Practice, Training, Research and Advocacy  
Charlene Alexander, Amy Mitchelle
Chapter 3: A Review of the Counseling Professions Ethical Guidelines: Are They Meeting the Challenges of Today's Society?
A Historical Perspective  
Review of the Ethical Standards  
Michael D’Andrea
Chapter 4: A Personal Assessment of the Ebb and Flow of the Multicultural Counseling Movement (MCM)
Part 2: Honoring Our Elders: Life Stories of Pioneers in Multicultural Counseling and Psychology
Martha E. Banks
Chapter 5: From Five Sides of the Desk: The Roles of Disability in My Life
Guillermo Bernal
Chapter 6: Multiculturalism the Final Frontier: Resistance is Not Futile
The Early Years  
Collaboration, Organization, and the Genorgram Journey: Graduate School Years  
Changing Contexts  
California Dreaming: First Faculty Position  
Journey Back to the Caribbean  
Ideology to the Test  
Lesson Learned  
Robert T. Carter
Chapter 7: The Road Less Traveled: Research on Race
I am a Racial-Cultural Researcher and Scholar  
My Path as a Student and Researcher  
Race-Based Traumatic Stress Research and Scholarship  
Fanny M. Cheung
Chapter 8: My Life Story: My Quest for Cultural Relevance in Psychology
Lillian Comás-Díaz
Chapter 9: Healing: Reclaiming My Ancestral Legacy
The Island of the Spirits  
Growing up with Magical Realism  
Bridges to Ancestral Wisdom  
A Transcultural Woman  
Magical Realism in Psychotherapy  
Conclusion: Lessons Learned  
Beverly A. Greene
Chapter 10: It Took a Village: The Backs that Were My Bridges
Early Socialization: Lessons Learned  
The First Black People I Knew Were My Parents.  
The Roots of Who I am  
My Formal Educational and Professional Development: “New” Inhabitants to My Village  
Reflections on Personal and Selective Life Experiences and Events  
Bringing My Village Together  
Bertha Garrett Holliday
Chapter 11: Child of the Civil Rights Era: Formative Influences on My Personal and Professional Lives
A Matter of Context  
Family and Childhood  
The Post-Secondary Years  
Conclusion: Looking Towards the Future  
Anthony Marsella
Chapter 12: I Understand: Memories of a Constant Contrarian
The Push and Pull of Life Experiences  
Growing Up Sicilian in Cleveland, Ohio  
Ethnic and Racial Differences  
Religious Differences  
Gender and Age Differences  
More Than a Specialty: A Way-of-Life  
Thomas Parham
Chapter 13: Multicultural Pioneer: Confessions of a Warrior and Healer
The Duality of My Identity  
Developmental Years  
College Years and the Value of Mentoring  
Domains of Focus in My Career  
Life As an Administrator  
Research and Scholarship  
Leadership in Professional Organizations  
Advice to the Next Generation  
Lisa Suzuki
Chapter 14: Landscaping My Life Journey: Unpeeling a "Banana"
In the Beginning  
Building the Resume: Race, Ethnicity and Psychological Testing  
Understanding Social Location and Context: A Qualitative Perspective  
Behind the Scenes: Unpeeling the Banana?  
My Eulogy: What I Have Learned  
Beverly Daniel Tatum
Chapter 15: Pioneer Life Story: Listening to the Still, Small Voice
An Integration Baby  
A Case Study in Racial Identity Development  
The Plans  
Returning to Massachusetts  
Psychology and Education  
Zapped in St. Louis – Spirituality and Social Justice  
A Search for Integration  
The Gift of Silence  
The Restless Professor  
Choosing Spelman  
Diane J. Willis
Chapter 16: Reflections of an American Indian Pediatric Psychologist
My Family History  
Educational and Professional Journey  
Multicultural Work on Behalf of American Indians  
Balancing Work and Play  
Reflections for Young Professionals or Lessons Learned  
J. Manuel Casas
Chapter 17: Factors and Experiences of Life: Reflections on the Accomplishments of the Pioneers
Summary of Stories Highlighting  
Part 3: Giving Meaning and Purpose to Multicultural Endeavors
Martin La Roche, Michael Christopher, Lindsey M. West
Chapter 18: Towards a Cultural Evidence-Based Psychotherapy
History of Evidence-Based Psychotherapy  
Definition of Race, Ethnicity, and Culture  
Psychotherapy, Culture, and EBPs  
Three Approaches to Integrate Evidence and Culture  
Universal Evidence-Based Psychotherapies (UEBPs)  
Racial and Ethnic Minority Evidence-Based Psychotherapies (REMEBPs)  
Cultural Evidence-Based Psychotherapies (CEBPs)  
Ten Considerations to Advance a Cultural Evidence-Based Psychotherapy  
Christine J. Yeh, Darrick Smith, Noah E. Borrero
Chapter 19: Into the Field: Anti-Colonial and Indigenous Perspectives and Strategies for Counseling Interventions
Setting up the Anti-colonial Framework in Counseling  
Indigenous wisdom and symbols  
Geopolitical Context  
Ecological Cultural Assets  
Cultural Pride  
Dolores Subia BigFoot
Chapter 20: Upon the Back of a Turtle: From Traditional Indigenous Stories and Practices to Psychological Interventions
Teller of Tales: The Basis for Teaching and Helping  
From Culturally-Based Old Wisdom and Practices to Present day Evidence-Based Theories and Practice  
Honoring Children Series - Concept of wellness and healing  
Adapting and Using EBT Treatments with Indigenous Peoples: The Challenges  
The Development/Enhancement of EBT  
Changming Duan, Alexandra Smith
Chapter 21: Multicultural Training and Supervision in Research and Service
The Current State of Multicultural Counseling Training and Supervision  
A Critical Analysis of the Current State of Multicultural Training and Supervision Lack of Understanding of Deep Structures of Multiculturalism  
How do we conduct multicultural training and supervision and measure its effect?  
Moving Forward: Meeting the Challenges  
Laura Smith
Chapter 22: Counseling Psychology and Disenfranchisement: Using What We Know to Change the Game
Game-Changing Conceptions of Help: To Help People, Include Them  
Game-Changing Innovations in Practice: New Tools for the Toolbox  
Game-Changing Transformations of Scholarship and Education  
Part 4: Current and Future Trends in Multicultural Counseling Research
Laura Kohn-Wood, Donna Nagata, Jackie H. J. Kim, Ahjane D. Macquoid
Chapter 23: Innovative Approaches: Emphasizing Effectiveness and Social Justice for Ethnocultural Populations
Innovative Ethnographic Approaches: Autoethnography  
Innovative Indigenous Approaches: Decolonization  
Innovative Technology-Based Approaches: Internet and Mobile Apps  
Innovative Arts-Based Approaches  
Elena Stepanova, Nao Hagiwara
Chapter 24: Category-Based and Feature-Based Bias: Measurement and Application
The Role of Social Categorization in Stereotyping, Prejudice, and Discrimination: Category-Based Bias  
The Role of Individuating Features in Stereotyping, Prejudice, and Discrimination: Feature-based Bias  
Measuring Category- and Feature-Based Racial Bias  
Theoretical and Practical Implications of Category- and Feature-Based Bias for Multicultural Counseling  
Potential Negative Consequences of Category-Based Bias in Counseling and its Implications  
Potential Negative Consequences of Feature-Based Bias in Counseling and its Implications  
Lisa Suzuki, Elsa Lee, Ellen Short
Chapter 25: Psychological Assessment: A Brief Examination of Procedures, Frequently Used Tests, and Culturally Based Measures
Culture and Traditional Assessment Practice  
Psychological Measures  
Culturally Based Assessment Tools  
Part 5: Emerging Issues and Movements in Multicultural Counseling Psychology
Lisa Y. Flores, Lisa M. Edwards, Jennifer T. Pedrotti
Chapter 26: Multicultural Positive Psychology: Cultural Perspectives of the Good Life
History of Positive Psychology  
Andrés Consoli, Merry Bullock, Melissa L. Morgan Consoli
Chapter 27: International Engagement in Counseling and Psychology: History, Forums, Issues and Directions
Brief History and Concepts  
Issues related to International Engagement  
Cynthia de las Fuentes, Martha Ramos Duffer
Chapter 28: Multicultural Competence in the Delivery of Technology Mediated Mental Health Services
Telehealth Origins and Common Terminology  
Access Issues  
Efficacy: Does it work?  
Interventions Via Texting and Email  
Interventions Via mHealth Apps  
Ethical and Legal Complexities  
Guidelines, Standards, Codes, and Law  
Managing boundaries in the age of e-mental health  
Oksana Yakushko, Sherry C. Wang, Charlotte M. McCloskey
Chapter 29: Interdisciplinarity in Multicultural Psychology: An Integrated Review and Case Examples
Definitions and Approaches to Interdisciplinarity  
Challenges to Engaging in Interdisciplinarity  
Distinct Foci on Interdisciplinarity in Multicultural Psychology  
Interdisciplinary Multicultural Approaches in Health  
Amanda B. Nickerson, Matthew J. Mayer, Dewey G. Cornell, Shane R. Jimerson, David Osher, Dorothy L. Espelage
Chapter 30: Violence Prevention in Schools and Communities: Multicultural and Contextual Considerations
Overview of Youth Violence  
Keys to Prevention: A Thoughtful Approach to Safer Schools  
Larger Community and Societal Issues  
Joey Nunez Estrada, Robert A. Hernandez, Steven W. Kim
Chapter 31: Considering Definitional Issues, Cultural Components, and the Impact of Trauma When Counseling Vulnerable Youth Susceptible to Gang-Involvement
What is a Street Gang?  
Molly K. Tschopp, Michael P. Frain
Chapter 32: Cultural Issues in Counseling Today's Military Veterans
The Veteran Population  
Military Culture  
Issues Facing Veterans  
Community Reintegration  
J. Manuel Casas
Chapter 33: Caution: Immigration May be Harmful to Your Mental Health
The Demographics  
Presenting Problems  
Barriers to Treatment  
Roger L. Worthington, Marvyn R. Areval Avalos
Chapter 34: Difficult Dialogues in Counselor Training and Higher Education
Defining Difficult Dialogues  
Theoretical Framework for Difficult Dialogues  
Difficult Dialogues in Action  
Part 6: Affirming Multiple Identities
Amy Reynolds
Chapter 35: Addressing the Needs of LGBTQ Youth: A Counseling Imperative
Understanding the Experiences of LGBTQ Youth  
Strategies to Address the Needs of LGBTQ Youth  
The Role of Counselors as Advocates for LGBTQ Youth  
Pratyusha Tummala-Narra, Anita Deshpande
Chapter 36: Immigrants and Refugees: A Contextual Counseling Perspective
The Context of Migration  
Acculturative Stress  
Traumatic Stress  
Mental Health Issues  
Approaches to Counseling  
Katy L. Ford, Martha R. Crowther
Chapter 37: Multicultural Counseling with Older Adults: Considerations for Intervention and Assessment
Multicultural Issues, Exacerbated by Age  
Issues of Aging Magnified by Layers of Cultural Diversity  
Issues of Social Justice  
General Suggestions for Therapy  
General Suggestions for Assessment  
Colleen Clemency Cordes, Rebecca P. Cameron, Linda R. Mona, Maggie L. Syme, Alette Coble-Temple
Chapter 38: Perspectives on Disability within Integrated Healthcare
Disability and Culture  
Disability in Context  
Relevant Clinical Concerns  
Culturally Competent Treatment  
Case Illustration  
Beth Boyd, Hitomi Gunsolley
Chapter 39: Disaster Survivors: Implications for Counseling
Types of Disasters  
Individual Reactions to Traumatic Stress  
Community Reactions to Traumatic Stress  
Disproportionate Impact  
Long Term Trauma  
Opportunities for Healing  
Complex Traumatic Stress at the Community Level  
The Role of Culture  
Disaster Interventions  
Lillian Comás-Díaz
Chapter 40: Multicultural Spirituality: A Syncretistic Approach to Healing, Liberation, and Social Justice
Religious Diversity and Spiritual Connectedness among People of Color  
Multicultural Spirituality: The Preeminence of Spirit  
Syncretism: Multicultural Spirituality in Transformation  
Healing: Multicultural Spirituality and Wellness  
Multicultural Spirituality Psychotherapies  
Multicultural Spirituality: Liberation and Social Justice  
What Multicultural Spirituality Offers Psychologists  
Ayse Çiftçi, Lamise Shawahin
Chapter 41: Counseling Middle Eastern Americans: Challenges and Opportunities
Who are Middle Eastern Americans?  
Research and Assessment  
Counseling Implications  
Margo A. Jackson, Jaya T. Mathew
Chapter 42: Multicultural Self-Awareness Challenges for Trainers: Examining Multiple Identities of Power and Oppression
Multicultural Self-awareness: Foundational Yet Limited in Training  
Two Case Examples of Intersectionality Challenges in Developing Our Own and Trainees’ MCC Self-Awareness  
Part VII: Culture and Intervention  
Cindy L. Juntunen, Melissa A. Quincer
Chapter 43: Underserved Rural Communities: Challenges and Opportunities for Improved Practice
“Rural” as a Physical and Social Location  
Rural and Underserved  
Rural Psychological Practice  
Recommendations for Improving Services to Rural Communities  
Justin C. Perry, Eric W. Wallace, Lela L. Pickett
Chapter 44: Underserved Urban Community Interventions
Parameters of our Review  
Comments on Recent Meta-Analyses  
Urban Community Interventions: A Five-Year Review and Synthesis  
Neeta Kantamneni, Nichole Shada
Chapter 45: Career Counseling: Updates on Theory and Practice
Cultural Considerations of Career Theories  
Culturally Sensitive Career Counseling: The Cultural Formulation Approach  
Patricia Arrendondo, Lubnaa Badriyyah Abdullah
Chapter 46: Organizational Change in Institutions of Higher Education
The Opportunity for Psychologists as Academic Leaders  
The Multicultural Context  
Changing Demographics of Historically Underrepresented Students  
Institutional Approaches to Address Diversity  
The Turn Toward Diversity  
Unpacking Barriers to Diversity Change Work in Higher Education  
Learning and Developmental Models to Promote Inclusion for Diversity  
Implication of Institutional Diversity: Three Diversity Change Approaches  
Amy Mitchell
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“This is an excellent resource, written by leaders that provides an in-depth overview of multicultural concepts with a ‘hands-on’ focus.”

Kevin P. Feisthamel
Hiram College

The Handbook of Multicultural Counseling is an impressive compilation of Multicultural Counseling from many aspects and voices. As such, it is invaluable as a reference text–I refer to it often, and I often refer students to it.”

Susan C. Norton
Edinboro University

The Handbook of Multicultural Counseling offers varied perspectives and a comprehensive overview of key issues necessary to helping counselors-in-training become culturally competent in their practices.  The section on life stories of multicultural counseling pioneers is particularly engrossing and sets the stage for students to open up to alternative views of the world particularly as it relates to the counseling field.  I have used a number of other texts, but I am looking forward to implementing this one since it far exceeds the expectations for an introductory text on this topic.”   

Annette F. Nelligan
University of Maine

 “The Handbook of Multicultural Counseling provides a wide and comprehensive overview of concepts and issues that need to be understood by professional counselors.”

J. Jeffries McWhirter
Arizona State University

“This is the most comprehensive synthesis of cutting edge multicultural counseling research available. This is the gold standard and a must read for anyone working in a human services field.”

Audrey M. Ervin
Delaware Valley College

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