Experiential Approach for Developing Multicultural Counseling Competence, 1st Edition

  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1452263930
  • ISBN-13: 9781452263939
  • DDC: 361.06
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 224 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released September 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This text is an ideal companion for anyone preparing for a career in counseling or mental health, applicable to all core courses in the counseling curriculum and developmentally designed to build multicultural and diversity competencies from a beginning to advanced level. As a mental health- worker-in-training you will need to learn to work effectively with clients from diverse backgrounds, and this text provides a ready-made resource of multicultural and diversity activities to enhance your classroom learning. This book is structured around the nine core areas of the Multicultural Counseling Competencies (MCCs). These competencies are designated by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) to help you learn the critical areas of personal and racial identity, develop an awareness of your own cultural values and biases (knowledge, awareness, and skills), and to build an understanding of both the counselor and client's worldviews. The book devotes three final chapters to culturally appropriate intervention strategies that again strengthen your awareness, knowledge, and skills.  

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Rationale and Foundation.
2: Using an Experiential Approach.
3: The Multicultural Counseling Competencies.
4: Dimensions of Personal Identity and Racial Identity Models.
5: Counselor Awareness of Own Cultural Values and Biases.
6: Attitudes and Beliefs.
7: Knowledge.
8: Skills.
9: Counselor Awareness of Client's Worldview.
10: Attitudes and Beliefs.
11: Knowledge.
12: Skills.
13: Culturally Appropriate Intervention Strategies.
14: Beliefs and Attitudes.
15: Knowledge.
16: Skills.
17: Goals and Plans for the Future.
About the Authors.