Counseling Multicultural and Diverse Populations by Nicholas A. Vacc, Susan B. DeVaney

By Nicholas A. Vacc, Susan B. DeVaney

The aim of this ebook is to show scholars of the supporting professions, counselors, academics, collage professors, psychological medical examiners, and social staff to the original features of consultant American subgroups and to successfully support those similar pros as they paintings with consumers and/or scholars from those populations. those are grouped via race, gender, sexuality, age, actual barriers and way of life and so forth. the writer of every bankruptcy is either a proficient aiding expert and a member of the gang in query. This special blend of skills lends either a tutorial and a private standpoint to the certainty of the populations represented.

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6. T F Suicide rates are higher for Native Americans than any other group in the United States. 7. T F Approximately 50% of the Native American population resides in urban areas. 8. T F Native traditionalists worship multiple deities in their tribal spiritual traditions. 9. T F The eagle feather, in many Native traditions, serves as a sacred reminder that many things in this world are separate and opposite, and need to be kept that way. 10. T F Indian people are stoic and seldom laugh. 11. T F In the traditional style of Native communication, silence means that you lack confidence or that you are hiding something.

Who was significant in teaching or transmitting to you your subgroup identity? What impact does your identification with that group have on your present life? 3. Are there other groups that have features similar to those of your group? What are they and in what ways are they similar and different? 4. What is the most satisfying thing about being a member of your chosen subgroup? What is least satisfying? 5. What is the attitude of your subgroup concerning ways to approach personal or emotional problems?

T F The one word that encompasses the essence of a traditional Native worldview is relation. Scoring guide: 1. T; 2. T; 3. T; 4. F; 5. F; 6. T; 7. T; 8. F; 9. F; 10. F; 11. F; 12. T; 13. T DOWN BY THE RIVERSIDE Some of my fondest memories of when I was still a little one go back to times spent with my grandfather, Oscar Rogers, who was Eastern Cherokee. We would spend time sitting on the rocks by the Oconaluftee River in Cherokee, North Carolina. ” he would inquire, as he sat on a rock enjoying the afternoon sun.

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