International Handbook of Cross-Cultural Counseling: Cultural Assumptions and Practices Worldwide

International Handbook of Cross-Cultural Counseling: Cultural Assumptions and Practices Worldwide

By: Kathryn L. Norsworthy (editor), Lawrence H. Gerstein (editor), P. Paul Heppner (editor), Stefania Aegisdottir (editor), Seung-Ming A. Leung (editor)Paperback

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"The Handbook of International Counseling" is an effort to bring together the current practices, values, attitudes and beliefs about counseling from countries around the globe. The editors have selected leading experts in the field of counseling in a wide and culturally representative group of countries throughout the world. This book will be the first volume that undertakes such an ambitious goal in the field of counseling.

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Lawrence Gerstein, Ph.D., is the George & Frances Ball Distinguished Professor of Psychology, Director of Doctoral Training in Counseling Psychology, and Director of the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies at Ball State University. He has published over 100 scholarly articles and book chapters and is active in professional organizations serving on numerous editorial boards and committees. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and for six years, he was the Editor of the Journal of Mental Health Counseling. Professor Gerstein's academic expertise is in cross-cultural psychology, peace psychology, consultation, and research methodology. A recipient of the Carl D. Perkins Government Relations Award from the American Association for Counseling and Development and the Kitty Cole Human Rights Award from the American Counseling Association, Professor Gerstein was once again honored with the 2010 Ursula Gielen Global Psychology Book Award by the American Psychological Association Division 52 for The International Handbook of Cross-Cultural Counseling for making the most significant and fundamental contribution to psychology as a global discipline. Professor Gerstein earned his Ph.D. in counseling and social psychology from the University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia in 1983. P. Paul Heppner is a professor of the Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology at the University of Missouri. He is cofounder of the MU Center for Multicultural Research, Training and Consultation and was the inaugural co-chair of the International Section of counseling Psychology. He has served on several national and international editorial boards and as editor of The Counseling Psychologist. Stefania Aegisdottir is an associate professor in the Department of Counseling Psychology and Guidance Services at Ball State University. She has written about cross-cultural research methods, attitudes and expectations about counseling, clinical judgment, and international and cross-cultural issues and competencies in counseling research and training. She recently completed a three-year grant from the Icelandic Research Fund to study psychological help-seeking patterns of Icelanders. Seung-Ming Alvin Leung is a professor in and chairperson of the Department of Educational Psychology at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. His major areas of interest include career development and assessment; cross-cultural, multicultural, and international issues in counseling; and counseling in educational settings. He is currently the editor of Asian Journal of Counselling and previously served as associate editor of The Counseling Psychologist. Kathryn Louise Norsworthy is currently a Professor, Cornell Distinguished Scholar from 2005 at Rollins College. Previously, she was the Department Chair in the Graduate Studies in Counseling. She has taught a range of graduate courses in counseling programs from a multicultural feminist and diversity perspective. She had developed on-campus counseling clinic and practicing structure and has supervised practicum student. She is a consultant on a joint international project between the World Health Organization and National Board of Certified Counselors in developing culture-centered mental health delivery systems and training curricula in countries of the Global South. Focus: "The underserved and never-served." Meetings held in Paris (2/06) and New Delhi (10/06).


Foreword - Anthony Marsella PART I: ISSUES, CHALLENGES, AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE COUNSELING PROFESSION WORLDWIDE Ch 1. Cross-Cultural Counseling: History, Challenges, and Rationale - Lawrence H. Gerstein, P. Paul Heppner, Stefania Aegisdottir, Seung Ming Alvin Leung, Kathryn L. Norsworthy Ch 2. The Intersection of Multicultural and Cross Natural Movements in the United States: A Complementary Role to Promote Culturally Counseling Sensitive Research, Training, and Practice - P. Paul Heppner, Stefania Aegisdottir, Seung Ming Alvin Leung, Changming Duan, Janet E. Helms, Lawrence H. Gerstein, Paul B. Pedersen Ch 3. The Counseling Profession In- and Outside the United States - Lawrence H. Gerstein, P. Paul Heppner, Rex Stockton, Frederick T.L Leong, Stefania Aegisdottir Ch 4. Exportation of U.S.-Based Models of Counseling and Counseling Psychology: A Critical Analysis - Kathryn L. Norsworthy, P. Paul Heppner, Stefania Aegisdottir, Lawrence H. Gerstein, Paul B. Pedersen Ch 5. Theoretical and Methodological Issues When Studying Culture - Stefania Aegisdottir, Lawrence H. Gerstein, Seung Ming Alvin Leung, Kwong-Liem Karl Kwan, Walter J. Lonner Ch 6. Internationalization of the Counseling Profession: An Indigenous Perspective - Seung Ming Alvin Leung, Thomas Clawson, Kathryn L. Norsworthy, Antonio Tena, Andreea Szilagyi, Jennifer Rogers Ch 7. Crossing Borders in Collaboration - Kathryn L. Norsworthy, Seung Ming Alvin Leung, P. Paul Heppner, Li-fei Wang Ch 8. Cross-Cultural Collaboration: Developing Cross-Cultural Competencies and Yuan-Fen - Li-fei Wang, P. Paul Heppner PART II: THE COUNSELING PROFESSION AROUND THE WORLD Ch 9. The Role of Japanese Culture in Psychological Health: Implications for Counseling and Clinical Psychology - Makiko Kasai Ch 10. Professional Accomplishments and Current Cultural Challenges of Counseling in South Korea - Changdai Kim, Dong Min Kim, Young Seok- Seo, Kay Hyon Kim Ch 11. Counseling in China: Fast Moving, But What Is the Destination? - Zhi-Jin Hou, Seung Ming Alvin Leung, Changming Duan Ch 12. A Shifting Professional Development and Identity in Taiwan: Integrating Western Counseling Psychology With the Spirit and Worldview of Taiwanese Culture - Lifei Wang, Hung Chiao, P. Heppner Ch 13. Counseling in a Multicultural Context: A Singapore Example - Esther Tan Ch 14. Multicultural Approaches of Healing and Counseling in Malaysia - See Ching Mey, Abdul Halim Othman, Suradi Salim, Md. Che Din Ch 15. Counseling in Pakistan: An Eastern Muslim Perspective - Kausar Suhail, M. Asmir Ajmal Ch 16. Tradition and Modernity: The Cultural Preparedness Framework for Counselling in India - Gideon Arulmani Ch 17. Status of Counseling and Psychology in Kyrgyzstan - Elena Molchanova, Elena Kim, Sharon Horne, Gulnara Aitpaeva, Narynbek Ashiraliev, Vladimir Ten, Diana Pohilko Ch 18. "Blowin' in the Wind": Holding on to Values in the Face of Regulation in Britain - Ralph Goldstein Ch 19. Career Counseling: From Placement to Vocational Realization in Italy - Salvatore Soresi, Laura Nota Ch 20. "Our Aspirations are our Possibilities": Growth and Features of Counselling Psychology in Ireland - Eleanor O'Leary, Eoin O'Shea Ch 21. In the Crossing Currents of the United States and Scandinavia: Counseling and Psychology in Iceland - Stefania Aegisdottir, Sif Einarsdottir Ch 22. Applied Psychology in Sweden: A Brief Report on Its Role, Ambitions, and Limitations - Johanna E. Nilsson, Thomas Lindgren Ch 23: Career Counseling in France: A Growing Practice Among Diverse Professional Groups - Valerie Cohen-Scali, Jean Guichard, Jean-Philippe Gaudron Ch 24. Counseling in Countries Experiencing Political, Cultural, and Economic Transition: The Case of the Former USSR - Oksana Yakushko, Tanya Razzhavaikina, Sharon Horne Ch 25. Psychology and Counseling in Greece: Rapid Contemporary Development in the Context of a Glorious Past - Georgios Lampropoulos, Anastassios Stalikas Ch 26. Counseling in the Canadian Mosaic: A Cultural Perspective - Richard A. Young Ch 27. After la Violencia: The Psychology Profession in Colombia - Edward A. Delgado-Romero, Eduardo E. Delgado Pollo, Ruben Ardila, Corey Smetana Ch 28. Psychological Counseling in Venezuela: Culture, Change, and Challenges - Pedro E. Rodriguez, Alcira Teixeira, Emma Mejia Ch 29. Psychology in Argentina: In Search of New Paradigms and Professional Identities - Susana Verdinelli, Carlos M. Diaz-Lazaro Ch 30. Diversity, Hegemony, Poverty, and the Emergence of Counseling Psychology in Ecuador - Maria-Cristina Cruza-Guet, Arnold R. Spokane, Carlos Leon-Andrade, Teresa Borja Ch 31. Counseling From the Subversive: The Development of Psychotherapy in Puerto Rico - Luis Rivas Quinones Ch 32. The Quest for Relevance: Counseling Psychology in South Africa - Anthony V. Naidoo, Ashfar Kagee Ch 33. Cross-Cultural Counseling in Nigeria - Charles Ugwuegbulam, Alicia Homrich, Celestine U.U.U. Kadurumba Ch 34. Context and Diversity in the Provision of Counseling Services in Israel - Moshe Israelashvili, Benny Benjamin Ch 35. Counseling Challenges Within the Cultural Context of the United Arab Emirates - Fatima Al-Darmaki, Mohamed Sayed Ch 36. Counseling in Turkey: A Blend of Western Science and Eastern Tradition - Deniz Cinarbas, Fidan Korkut Owen, Ayse Ciftci Ch 37. At the Crossroads: Counseling Psychology in Australia - Wendy Patton PART III: IMPLICATIONS AND CONCLUSION Ch 38. A Global Vision for the Future of Cross-Cultural Counseling: Theory, Collaboration, Research, and Training - Lawrence H. Gerstein, P. Paul Heppner, Stefania Aegisdottir, Seung Ming Alvin Leung, Kathryn L. Norsworthy Index About the Editors About the Authors

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  • publication date: 24/09/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781412959568
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 576
  • ID: 9781412959568
  • weight: 1021
  • ISBN10: 141295956X

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