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Practicing Multiculturalism: Affirming Diversity in Counseling and Psychology

 
 
 
 
Practicing Multiculturalism: Affirming Diversity in Counseling and Psychology
Author: Timothy B. Smith
ISBN 13: 9780205336401
ISBN 10: 20533640
Edition: 1
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2003-05-30
Format: Paperback
Pages: 360
List Price: $148.00
 
 

Practicing Multiculturalism facilitates effective multicultural practice by helping the reader internalize the principles of multiculturalism. This book represents a wide variety of perspectives, and focuses on the internalization of multicultural principles. Practicing Multiculturalism discusses emotional reactions in multicultural scenarios, values and assumptions, and power, priviledge, and contextual factors that impact multicultural practice. Unique content includes chapters devoted to spiritual and religious diversity (including Islam), activism and organizational multicultural competence, classism, an overview of the multicultural movement in mental health including past acheivements and current controversies, children's issues in a family context, international students and immigrants, and an ecological/contextual approach to assessment and treatment.