Psychological Intervention and Cultural Diversity

Psychological Intervention and Cultural Diversity
Author: Joseph F. Aponte
Language English
Pages: 320
ISBN10: 020529474X
Genre: Uncategorized
Goodreads Rating: 3.33
ISBN13: 9780205294749
Published: September 12th 1999 by Pearson

The second edition of this outstanding book is valuable for any reader who will be providing mental health services to culturally diverse populations. The client groups covered include African American, Native American, Asian American, and Hispanic. The book examines the range and kinds of problems that these non-traditional clients present to the practitioner, and suggests approaches to solving them.

Psychological Intervention and Cultural Diversity commences with an overview of the demographics, ethnosociopolitical concerns, and clinical issues surrounding minority services. Various modes of intervention individual, group, family psychotherapy, community-based, and traditional indigenous are described in detail, enumerating the benefits of each approach in the next part. Special populations minority women, youth, immigrants and refugees, and substance abusers are the focus of part three, and the final four chapters are devoted to research and training issues. For readers interested in mental health services to culturally diverse populations.