Intersections of multiple identities: A casebook of evidence-based practices with diverse populations
Editors: Miguel E. Gallardo & Brian W. McNeill
Call Number: RC455.4.E8 I72 2009
Over the past two decades, there has been an increase in the need to prepare and train mental health personnel in working with diverse populations. In order to fully understand individuals from different cultures and ethnic backgrounds, practitioners need to begin to examine, conceptualize, and treat individuals according to the multiple ways in which they identify themselves. The purpose of this casebook is to bridge the gap between the current practice of counseling with the newest theories and research on working with diverse clientele. Each chapter is written by leading experts in the field of multicultural counseling and includes a case presentation with a detailed analysis of each session, a discussion of their theoretical orientation and how they have modified it to provide more culturally appropriate treatment, and an explanation of how their own dimensions of diversity and worldviews enhance or potentially impede treatment. This text is a significant contribution to the evolving area of multicultural counseling and will be a valuable resource to mental health practitioners working with diverse populations.
About the Editors:
Miguel E. Gallardo, PsyD: Associate Professor of Psychology at Pepperdine University’s Graduate School of Education and Psychology, where he teaches courses on multicultural and social justice, intimate partner violence and professional practice issues.
Brian McNeill is a professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling Psychology at Washington State University.
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