Culturally responsive practice

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This chapter presents a rationale for culturally responsive practice and interventions. Research on clinical approaches with diverse clients is reviewed. The author discusses the clinical significance of social and cultural factors in terms of distress expression, attribution, and treatment approaches. The influence of contextual factors such as acculturation, discrimination, and culture-related stressors on psychosocial functioning and therapy are examined. The author defines culturally responsive approaches and discusses their clinical significance in meeting the needs of an increasingly diverse population.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCulturally Responsive Interventions
Subtitle of host publicationInnovative Approaches to Working with Diverse Populations
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print)0203486161, 9780203486160
StatePublished - Dec 25 2003
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Psychology


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