Readings in Multicultural Practice
- Glenn C. Gamst - University of La Verne, USA
- Aghop Der-Karabetian - University of La Verne, USA
- Richard H. Dana - Regional Research Institute for Human Services, Portland State University
February 2008 | 584 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Readings in Multicultural Practice features a wellspring of seminal research studies critical to understanding the complex issues surrounding mental health care and diversity. Providing a wealth of in-depth research into delivering culturally competent care, this rich anthology examines general issues in multicultural counseling competence training; ethnic minority intervention and treatment research; and sociocultural diversities.
Key Features and Benefits
- Features carefully selected research articles that are accessible to and practical for mental health practitioners and students
- Provides critical background research that sprang from rigorous research methods and multivariate statistical processes
- Opens with the key article that details the development of the ground-breaking 21-item California Brief Multicultural Competence Scale
This stand-alone reader provides upper-level undergraduate and graduate students of psychology, social work, and cultural studies with access to some of the most relevant research on delivering culturally competent mental health care.