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Title Cultural competency training in a global society / edited by Richard H. Dana, James R. Allen
Published New York ; London : Springer, 2008
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Series International and cultural psychology
International and cultural psychology series.
Contents Section I: Problems, Populations, and Resources in a Global Society. The Human Faces of Globalization. Globalization: Psychologicla Problems and Social Needs. National and International Professional Resources -- Section II: Education and Training Perspectives in Transition. Transitions Integrating Research and Practice. Transitions in Psychotherapy, Clinical Diagnosis, Assessment. Transitions in Professional Training -- Section III: Multicultural Education/Cultural Competency Training. Research Foundations of Cultural Competency Training. Striving for Cultural Competence. Cultural Competency Training in Professional Psychology -- Section IV: Using Professional Resources Effectively. Competent Practice with Multicultural Populations
Summary Cultural competence is more than an admirable goal: it is an essential skill set for mental health professionals working in a diverse global society marked by crisis and trauma. It is essential for clinicians to understand the intricate mix of history and self-concept, identity and tradition that are central not only for ameliorating psychological problems but to foster psychological health and well-being. As the definition of culture takes on broader meanings-at once embracing multiple identities and increasing globalization- Cultural Competency Training in a Global Society brings a vital per
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Minorities -- Mental health services.
Transcultural medical care.
Mental health personnel and patient.
Mental health personnel -- Training of.
Clinical competence -- Evaluation.
Clinical Competence.
Form Electronic book
Author Dana, Richard H.
Allen, James R.
LC no. 2008931169
ISBN 0387798226
1281875813
9780387798226
9781281875815
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