By Rachael D. Goodman,Paul C. Gorski
Multicultural counseling and psychology advanced as a reaction to the Eurocentrism customary within the Western therapeutic professions and has been used to problem the Eurocentric, patriarchal, and heteronormative constructs in most cases embedded in counseling and psychology. mockingly, the various practices and paradigms typically linked to “multiculturalism” strengthen the very hegemonic practices and paradigms that multicultural counseling and psychology techniques have been created to correct.
In Decolonizing "Multicultural" Counseling via Social Justice, counseling and psychology students and practitioners research this paradox via a social justice lens by way of wondering and hard the infrastructure of dominance in society, in addition to via demanding ourselves as practitioners, students, and activists to reconsider our commitments. The authors learn the methods well-meaning clinicians may possibly marginalize consumers and give a contribution to structural inequities regardless of multicultural or cross-cultural education, and supply new frameworks and abilities to interchange the essentializing and stereotyping practices which are common within the box. through addressing the ability imbalances embedded in key parts of multicultural idea and perform, members current leading edge tools for revising examine paradigms, expert schooling, and hands-on perform to mirror a dedication to fairness and social justice. jointly, the chapters during this ebook version transformative perform within the medical institution, the colleges, the group, and the self-discipline. one of the issues covered:
- Rethinking racial id improvement models.
- Queering multicultural competence in counseling.
- Developing a liberatory method of trauma counseling.
- Decolonizing mental perform within the context of poverty.
- Utilizing indigenous paradigms in counseling research.
- Addressing racism via intersectionality.
A mind-opening textual content for multicultural counseling and psychology classes in addition to different foundational classes in counseling and psychology education, Decolonizing "Multicultural" Counseling via Social Justice challenges us to allow cross of simplistic ways, notwithstanding well-intended, and to embody a extra transformative method of counseling and psychology perform and scholarship.
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Decolonizing “Multicultural” Counseling through Social Justice (International and Cultural Psychology) by Rachael D. Goodman,Paul C. Gorski