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Culturally Responsive Interventions

Innovative Approaches to Working with Diverse Populations

Edited by Julie R. Ancis

© 2004 – Routledge

256 pages

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This book fills the widening gap in multicultural literature by providing specific culture-centered interventions. The first section of the text highlights culturally based interventions. The second section focuses on the treatment of Culture-Bound Syndromes (CBS). Culture-Bound Syndromes are defined as recurrent, locality specific behavior patterns that are observed only in certain cultural environments. The third section, clinical and training implications, includes a chapter describing how training will need to be reconceptualized in order to promote counselors who are effective with a wide range of clients.

Table of Contents

About the Editor and Contributing Authors


Part I: Culturally Responsive Interventions

1. Culturally Responsive Practice - Julie R. Ancis

2. American Indian Constructionalist Family Therapy for Acculturative Stress - Rockey Robbins and Steve Harrist

3. NTU Psychotherapy and African American Youth - Laurence E. Jackson, Henry Gregory, and Maisha Davis

4. Structural Ecosystems Therapy with Hispanic Adolescents Exhibiting Disruptive Behavior Disorders - Michael Robbins, Seth Schwartz, and José Szapocznik

Part II: International Applications

5. Essentials of Good Practice: The Making of a Cultural Psychiatrist in Urban India - Vasudeo Paralikar, Mohan Agashe, and Mitchell G. Weiss

6. Empowering the Spousal Relationship in the Treatment of Japanese Families with School Refusal Children - Kenji Kameguchi

7. Rewriting Stories of Distress: Culture-Sensitive Strategic Therapy with Ultra-Orthodox Jews in Israel - Eliezer Witztum and Yehuda Goodman

8. The Killing and Burning of Witches in South Africa: A Model of Community Rebuilding and Reconciliation - Michele B. Hill and Greg Brack

Part III: Diagnosis and Practice

9. Diagnostic Challenges and the So-Called Culture-Bound Syndromes - Julie R. Ancis, Yuehong Chen, and Doreen Schultz

Part II: Conclusion

10. Culturally Responsive Interventions: Themes and Clinical Implications - Julie R. Ancis

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