Culturally Adaptive Counseling Skills: Demonstrations of Evidence Based Practices

Culturally Adaptive Counseling Skills: Demonstrations of Evidence Based Practices

By: Miguel E. Gallardo (editor), Joseph E. Trimble (editor), Christine J. Yeh (editor), Thomas A. Parham (editor)Paperback

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This book is a practical volume that will help lectuers and students see demonstrations of multicultural counseling in practice. The text covers evidence-based practices for working with five major ethnic groups, while weaving in other factors such as gender, disability, sexuality, and more. Each chapter has two case studies by an invited expert who also provides commentary and lessons drawing upon each case.

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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. Dr. Gallardo is also licensed psychologist and maintains an independent/consultation practice where he conducts therapy with adolescents and adults. His areas of scholarship and research interests include understanding the psychotherapy process when working with ethnocultural communities, particularly the Latina/o community and in understanding the processes by which individuals develop cultural awareness and responsiveness. Dr. Gallardo has published referred journal articles and book chapters in the areas of Latina/o psychology, ethics and evidence-based practices. He co-edited the book, Intersections of Multiple Identities: A Casebook of Evidence-Based Practices with Diverse Populations published in 2009. Dr. Gallardo also conducts continuing education workshops and professional trainings in the areas of culturally responsive therapy with diverse communities, multicultural organizational development and Latina/o mental health throughout the state and country. Dr. Gallardo is past-president of the California Psychological Association (CPA). He is one of the founders and served as the first president of the California Latino Psychological Association and continues to serve on their board of directors. He has been honored for his dedication and commitment to the field of psychology locally, statewide and nationally. Dr. Gallardo is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association. Christine J. Yeh, Ph.D.: Professor and Chair, Department of Counseling, School of Education, University of San Francisco. Dr. Yeh received her B.A. in Psychology from Swarthmore College, her Masters Degree in Human Development from Harvard University, and her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Stanford University. From 1998-2006, Dr. Yeh was an Assistant/Associate Professor at Teachers College, Columbia University. She has more than 50 publications in the areas of poverty, racism, social justice, ethnic identity, cultural adjustment, mental health use, and school-based intervention programs for culturally diverse children and youth. She is co-author of the Handbook of School Counseling (2008; Taylor & Francis Publishers). She has received grants from the NIMH, Spencer Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Carnegie Foundation, Rose Foundation, and was recently Principal Investigator of a 5-year NIMH grant examining the cultural adjustment, academic achievement, and mental health of low-income, immigrant students. She is on several Editorial Boards including Journal of Counseling Psychology, Training and Education in Professional Psychology, and Asian American Psychology. She is the recipient of several academic honors and awards including: the American Educational Research Association Outstanding Research Award (2009), the American Psychological Association Community Service Award (2007), Asian American Psychological Association Community Leadership Award (2006), the American Counseling Association Award for Outstanding Research (2006), and five outstanding teaching awards from Columbia University. Joseph E. Trimble, a distinguished university professor and professor of psychology at Western Washington University, is a president's professor at the Center for Alaska Native Health Research at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. He has written over 140 publications on multicultural topics in psychology, including 19 books. Trimble's excellence in teaching and research awards for his work in the field of multicultural psychology include: the Janet E. Helms Award for Mentoring and Scholarship in Professional Psychology; the Distinguished Elder Award from the National Multicultural Conference and Summit; the Henry Tomes Award for Distinguished Contributions to the Advancement of Ethnic Minority Psychology; the International Lifetime Achievement Award for Multicultural and Diversity Counseling awarded by the University of Toronto's Ontario Institute for Studies in Education; the 2013 Francis J. Bonner, MD Award from the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital; and the 2013 Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award. Thomas A. Parham, Ph.D.: Dr. Thomas A. Parham is Assistant Vice Chancellor for Counseling and Health Services and an adjunct faculty member at the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Parham is a Past President and Distinguished Psychologist of the National Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi), a Past President of the Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development (a division of ACA), and a Fellow in both the American Psychological Association, as well as ACA.


Foreword - J. Manuel Casas 1. Introduction and Overview - Authors Part I - African Centered Applications of the SISM 2. Delivering Culturally Competent Therapeutic Services to African American Clients - Thomas A. Parham 3. Case Illustration: Reflections on the Culturally Adaptive Model of Counseling for Persons of African Descent - Cheryl Tawede Grills 4. Case Illustration: Exploring African American Case with the AA-SISM - Anderson J. Franklin Part II - Sociocultural Specific Therapeutic Skills for Latina/os: Expanding Our Evidence-Based Practice Perspectives 5. Therapists as Cultural Architects and Systemic Advocates - Miguel E. Gallardo 6. Case Illustration: Evidence-based Practice with Latina/o Adolescents and Families - I. David Acevedo-Polakovich, PhD & Cheryl Gering, MA 7. Case Illustration: Implementation and Application of Latina/o Values in Practice - Susana O. Salgado Part III - Culturally Adapted Counseling Skills for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders 8. Working with Asian American and Pacific Islander Clients - Christine J. Yeh 9. Case Illustration: Culturally Adaptive Model of Counseling - Nita Tewari & Arpana Inman 10. Case Illustration: A Culturally Adaptive Conceptualization for 1.5 Generation of Southeast Asian Americans - Jorge Wong & Kao Chiu Saechao, M.S.W. Part IV - North American Indian and Alaska Native Communities: Moving Beyond the Surface Level 11. Working with North American Indian and Alaska Native Clients - Joseph E. Trimble 12. Case Illustration: The Treatment of PTSD with a Laguna Pueblo Woman - Jeff King 13. Case Illustration: The Throw Away Boy: The Case of of an Eastern Woodlands American Indian Adolescent - Gayle Skawennio Morse & Angela M. Enno Part V - Challenging Misperceptions and Widening the Lens: Middle Eastern Americans 14. Middle Eastern Americans (MEA) in Therapy: An Application of the Skills Identification Stage Model - Maryam Sayyedi, Noha Alshugairi & Metra Azar Salem 15. Case Illustration: The Case of Kian: Application of the MEA-SISM - Maryam Sayyedi, Noha Alshugairi & Metra Azar Salem 16. Case Illustration: The Case of Mena and Ahmad: Application of the MEA-SISM - Maryam Sayyedi, Noha Alshugairi & Metra Azar Salem Part VI - Where do we go from here: Education, Training, Practice and Research Implications 17. "So what should I actually do?" Developing Skills for Greater Multicultural Competence - Rebecca L. Toporek 18. Multicultural Counseling in a Multitheoretical Context: New Applications for Practice - Jeff E. Harris 19. Ecological and Culturally Responsive Directions for the Skills Identification Stage Model - Yeh et al. Afterword - Janet Helms

Product Details

  • publication date: 07/09/2011
  • ISBN13: 9781412987219
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 392
  • ID: 9781412987219
  • weight: 544
  • ISBN10: 1412987210

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