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Counseling & Diversity 1st Edition

Devika Dibya Choudhuri, Azara Santiago-Rivera, Dr. Michael Garrett

  • Published
  • 352 Pages

Overview

Packed with real-world applications and excerpts from original sources, COUNSELING AND DIVERSITY addresses the three dimensions of multicultural counseling competency (awareness, knowledge and skills) while increasing readers' understanding of oppression and the structures of power. This innovative First Edition addresses the constructs of culture, worldview, race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical and mental ability, socioeconomic class, and spirituality and religion as complex dimensions of social and personal identity. In addition, a unique "satellite" series of monographs provide students with a thorough introduction to issues in counseling with specific populations, including Arab Americans, African Americans, Asian Americans, Latino/a Americans, Native Americans, and LGBTQ Americans. Offering complete flexibility, the monographs enable instructors to choose which groups they want to discuss in their course. In this way, COUNSELING AND DIVERSITY equips readers with a historical, sociopolitical, and psychological overview of each aspect of identity that will have resonance in counseling, psychotherapy, and other helping professions, and empowers readers with the knowledge and tools to be confident in counseling in a multicultural setting.

Devika Dibya Choudhuri, Eastern Michigan University

Devika Dibya Choudhuri is a licensed professional counselor with more than 15 years of experience working with clients individually, as well as in couples, families, and groups. An associate professor at Eastern Michigan University, she serves as a trainer, coach, consultant, and frequent presenter on diversity and ethical issues. She also teaches in the graduate counseling program in the community counseling field in courses such as cross cultural counseling, advanced multicultural counseling, counseling skills, group work, couple and family, and counseling women. Her research and publications have focused on the areas of multicultural client issues, counselor supervision, and pedagogy. Clinically, Dr. Choudhuri specializes in cross cultural and diversity issues, as well as trauma, assault, and abuse. She carries the National Certified Counselor credential as well as the Approved Clinical Supervisor. Her clinical experience has been in agency and university settings, working with refugee populations, sexual assault and abuse survivors, and immigrant and multicultural populations. She received her master’s in counseling from the University of Vermont and her Ph.D. in counselor education and supervision from Syracuse University.

Azara Santiago-Rivera, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Azara L. Santiago-Rivera, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, Counseling Psychology Program at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She earned a doctorate in Counseling from Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan. Her publications and research interests include multicultural issues in the counseling profession, bilingual therapy, Latinos and depression, and the impact of environmental contamination on the biopsychosocial well-being of Native Americans. She has presented on these topics at major conferences and has published in such journals as the Journal of Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, the Journal of Counseling and Development, the Journal of Community Psychology, the Journal of College Student Development, and the journal of Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training. Azara served as the Associate Dean of the School of Education for a three year term at University at Albany. She has held numerous leadership positions in professional organizations such as the Vice-President of the Latino Interest Network of the Association of Multicultural Counseling and Development (AMCD), and the President of Counselors for Social Justice (CSJ) within the American Counseling Association. Currently, she is a past- President of the National Latino/a Psychological Association, an American Psychological Association (APA) affiliated association. She is a Fellow of Divisions 45 and 17 of APA.

Dr. Michael Garrett, Eastern Band of the Cherokee Nation, Counselor and Private Consultant

Dr. Michael Tlanusta Garrett, Eastern Band of the Cherokee Nation, is a counselor and consultant based out of eastern North Carolina, and is a licensed and certified school counselor in North Carolina and Florida, respectively. He holds a Ph.D. in Counseling and Counselor Education and a M.Ed. in Counseling and Development from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and a B.A. in Psychology from North Carolina State University. Dr. Michael Tlanusta Garrett's central research focus has emphasized exploring the relationship between cultural values, acculturation, and wellness with implications for developmental, culturally-based therapeutic interventions; strength-based work to improve wellness and resilience of children, adolescents, and adults in families, schools, and communities; better understanding bicultural competence; prevention of school dropout among at-risk youth; and spiritual issues in counseling.
  • This innovative First Edition delivers a core set of theories and values, while its “satellite” series of ancillary monographs provide more thorough introductions to counseling within specific population groups, including African Americans, Native Americans, Asian Americans, Latino/Hispanic Americans, Middle Eastern Americans, and Gays, Lesbians, Bisexuals.
  • The monographs cover the subject areas in greater depth than can be accomplished in a single textbook chapter--and enable instructors to choose the specific populations they emphasize in their course. Each monograph includes sections on demographics, sociopolitical history, current status, cultural systems, counseling dynamics and interventions, social justice and advocacy, and a resource list for further reading.
  • Boxed reflection/personal growth questions included throughout COUNSELING AND DIVERSITY help students apply chapter concepts to their own experiences, giving them a personal connection with text material.
  • Sections on “opening the dialogue” provide an impetus for exploration of the chapter content in sessions with clients.
  • Boxed case study examples with case discussion questions and summaries enable students to apply what they have learned to real-world scenarios.
  • Reflecting the latest developments from the field, boxed excerpts from relevant original sources are woven throughout each chapter.
  • Extremely practical, each chapter contains an opening quotation or excerpt from original literature that introduces the issues to be covered. Definitions of key concepts, applications to counseling and relevant conceptual models, a summary, and a student-focused bibliography are included as well.
  • The text also emphasizes relevant issues of social justice throughout.
1. Orientation to Counseling & Diversity.
2. Culture.
3. Worldview & Identity.
4. Oppression, Power, and Privilege.
5. Race & Ethnicity.
6. Age.
7. Gender & Sexuality.
8. Sexual Orientation.
9. Social Class.
10. Spirituality & Religion.
11. Disability.
12. Multicultural Counseling Competence.

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Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Counseling & Diversity: Asian American

ISBN: 9780618470372
In this monograph, Bryan S.K. Kim presents various issues related to effective counseling with Asian American clients, motivated by the belief that having a good understanding of the demographic, historical, sociopolitical, and cultural characteristics of Asian American individuals will increase the likelihood of counselors implementing more relevant and effective services with this population. This monograph can be used on its own or in conjunction with the main text.

Counseling & Diversity: Arab Americans

ISBN: 9780618470396
Written by Sylvia Nassar-McMillan, this monograph represents a comprehensive primer on counseling issues among Arab American clients, offering discussion of demographic trends, cultural values, history, and current issues facing Arab American individuals, and also provides brief clinical case examples. This monograph can be used on its own or in conjunction with the main text.

Counseling & Diversity: Native American

ISBN: 9780618470419
Designed to build readers' awareness, knowledge, and skill for working most effectively with indigenous peoples of the U.S., Michael Tlanusta Garrett and Tarrell Awe Agahe Portman's monograph addresses demographics, sociopolitical history, cultural systems, and current issues facing Native American peoples, with specific implications for practice. This monograph can be used on its own or in conjunction with the main text.

Counseling & Diversity: African American

ISBN: 9780618470433
Written by Cirecie West-Olatunji and William Conwill, this monograph serves as a resource for effective interventions with African American clients, and provides discussion of demographic trends, sociopolitical history, the African American worldview and prototypical cultural value system, counseling dynamics with associated culture-centered interventions, and more. This monograph can be used on its own or in conjunction with the main text.

Counseling & Diversity: Latino Americans

ISBN: 9780618470440
Michele Guzmán and Nicolás Carrasco discuss demographics, sociopolitical history (including common history and the history of specific Latino ethnic subgroups), current issues such as mental health risks, cultural systems (including traditional gender roles, religious beliefs and practices, and family dynamics), and counseling dynamics and interventions, while also sharing about themselves, in order to concretize for readers the Latino experience in the United States. This monograph can be used on its own or in conjunction with the main text.

Onlne Instructor's Manual CD-ROM

ISBN: 9780618470471
This powerful resource is packed with tips and tools to help you maximize your planning time--and course success.

Counseling & Diversity: LGBTQ Americans

ISBN: 9781111186678
Dennis A. Frank, II's monograph addresses the demographics of the LGBTQ population; a brief overview of the history of LGBTQ persons in the United States; the current status of, and issues facing, LGBTQ individuals; cultural values; and critical counseling dynamics with LGBTQ clients, with the use of case illustrations. This monograph can be used on its own or in conjunction with the main text.

FOR STUDENTS

Counseling & Diversity: Asian American

ISBN: 9780618470372
In this monograph, Bryan S.K. Kim presents various issues related to effective counseling with Asian American clients, motivated by the belief that having a good understanding of the demographic, historical, sociopolitical, and cultural characteristics of Asian American individuals will increase the likelihood of counselors implementing more relevant and effective services with this population.

Counseling & Diversity: Arab Americans

ISBN: 9780618470396
Written by Sylvia Nassar-McMillan, this monograph represents a comprehensive primer on counseling issues among Arab American clients, offering discussion of demographic trends, cultural values, history, and current issues facing Arab American individuals, and also provides brief clinical case examples.

Counseling & Diversity: Native American

ISBN: 9780618470419
Designed to build readers' awareness, knowledge, and skill for working most effectively with indigenous peoples of the U.S., Michael Tlanusta Garrett and Tarrell Awe Agahe Portman's monograph addresses demographics, sociopolitical history, cultural systems, and current issues facing Native American peoples, with specific implications for practice.

Counseling & Diversity: African American

ISBN: 9780618470433
Written by Cirecie West-Olatunji and William Conwill, this monograph serves as a resource for effective interventions with African American clients, and provides discussion of demographic trends, sociopolitical history, the African American worldview and prototypical cultural value system, counseling dynamics with associated culture-centered interventions, and more.

Counseling & Diversity: Latino Americans

ISBN: 9780618470440
Michele Guzmán and Nicolás Carrasco discuss demographics, sociopolitical history (including common history and the history of specific Latino ethnic subgroups), current issues such as mental health risks, cultural systems (including traditional gender roles, religious beliefs and practices, and family dynamics), and counseling dynamics and interventions, while also sharing about themselves, in order to concretize for readers the Latino experience in the United States.

Counseling & Diversity: LGBTQ Americans

ISBN: 9781111186678
Dennis A. Frank, II's monograph addresses the demographics of the LGBTQ population; a brief overview of the history of LGBTQ persons in the United States; the current status of, and issues facing, LGBTQ individuals; cultural values; and critical counseling dynamics with LGBTQ clients, with the use of case illustrations.