Multicultural Counseling

Multicultural Counseling - Multicultural Counseling Terms...

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Multicultural Counseling
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Terms  Multicultural: individual and group differences  due to race and ethnicity Race: grouping of individuals based on skin  color and other physical characteristics and  historical geographic origin  Ethnicity:  identification with a group based on  culture, nationalism,. Citizenship, or and  history
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Diversity: individual and group differences based  on dimensions of difference, such as race,  ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation,  spirituality Culture: characteristic values, behaviors,  products, worldviews of a group of people with a  distinct sociohistorical context Majority, dominant or agent culture Minority, nondominant, underrepresented, target  culture
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Why are diversity issues important Increasing diversity of U.S. population projected to increase to 50% by 2050 Over age 65-almost 13% of population (2000) 20% identified as having disability Gay, lesbian, bisexual orientation- up to 15%
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Use of Counseling Minority populations-underutilize counseling May terminate prematurely May suffer psychological harm when treated  according to traditional models
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Cultural Bias in Counseling Culturally determined definitions of normal  behavior Minimizing or ignoring impact of client’s group  sociopolitical history Underutilizing client support systems and  intervening on systemic level
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Multicultural Counseling  (Sue and Sue, 2003) Relies on both universal and culture-specific 
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