Handbook of Multicultural Counseling

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SAGE Publications, 2010 - Psychology - 826 pages
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Praise for the Second Edition:

“This book is one of the best that I’ve read in the field! You can’t get much better than this.” ———Leo Wilton, SUNY Binghamton

“I have to say that I really love this book. I find it has a clear and consistent focus.
—Kyle Colling, Montana State University Billings

Widely respected as the classic text in the field, the Handbook of Multicultural Counseling is the world’s most cited work on multicultural counseling. The new Third Edition is completely updated and expanded, with 53 brand new chapters covering state-of-the art advances in theory, ethics, research, measurement, and clinical practice and assessment in multicultural counseling and therapy. Contributing chapter authors represent nationally and internationally renowned researchers, clinicians, administrators, and social justice advocates.

Features of the Third Edition:

  • Latest developments on theory, research, and measurement of racial, ethnic, multiracial, and gay/lesbian identity development
  • An expanded research section covering quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods research designs
  • New chapters outlining how to both design and translate psychological instruments for multicultural research
  • The latest ethical updates with regard to practice and research
  • Applied guidelines for clinical practice and assessment across the lifespan
  • Recent advances in multicultural career counseling across the lifespan
  • Updates on spirituality and multicultural counseling
  • Twelve new life-stories of multicultural pioneers who have helped shape the advancement of multicultural practice, research, and social advocacy
The Handbook of Multicultural Counseling, Third Edition can be used as a core textbook for graduate counseling students as well as a critical resource for counselors and other mental health professionals who are seeking to improve their competence in treating a culturally diverse clientele.

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About the author (2010)

Joe Ponterotto is Professor and Coordinator of the Counseling Psychology Program at Fordham University’s Graduate School of Education. Prior to his arrival at Fordham in 1987, he was Assistant Professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Active in APA and ACA, Joe is also the author of numerous journal articles and books and coeditor of Sage’s Handbook of Multicultural Counseling.

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