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Diversity in College Settings

Directives for Helping Professionals, 1st Edition

Edited by Yvonne M. Jenkins


276 pages

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First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


"The work of Yvonne Jenkins and the contributing authors in Diversity in College Settings is designed to illustrate the intersection between diversity, counseling and mental health issues in institutions of higher education. . .This text is a useful resource for anyone committed to the growth and development of historically underrepresented college students. . . Its progressive qualitative style serves as a model for holistically understanding individual student experience and needs." --Partamin Farzad Nawabi, Univ. of Maryland for the Journal of College Student Development, July/August 2000."

"Diversity in College Settings provides a rich, comprehensive contribution to the area of diversity in mental health practice. Dr. Jenkins and her colleagues deserve special praise for using their insights and experiences to address the complexity and significance of diversity head-on." -- Dr. Herbert M. Joseph, Director of the Center for Multicultural Training in Psychology, Boston University School of Medicine

" Diversity in College Settings is a collection of clinical and counseling case studies of college students from diverse populations. Using a broad definition of diversity that includes race, gender, ethnicity, culture, health concerns, age, and learning challenges, it address the issues of mental health intervention and diversity." -- The Journal of the California Graduate School of Family Psychology

Table of Contents

Chester M. Pierce -- Foreword

Yvonne M. Jenkins -- Preface


1 Yvonne M. Jenkins -- Diversity in College Settings: The Challenge of Helping Professionals

2 Winona F. Simms -- The Native American Indian Client: A Tale of Two Cultures

3 Irving M. Allen -- Therapeutic Considerations for African American Students at Predominantly White Institutions

4 M. Maureen Walker -- Dual Traumatization: A Sociocultural Perspective

5 Jenai Wu -- Engagement of an Asian American Woman: Cultural and Psychological Issues

6 Connie S. Chan -- Culture, Sexuality, and Shame: A Korean American Woman's Experience

7 Suzanne H. Vogel -- Culture Shock and Cross-Cultural Therapy with a Japanese Student

8 Margarita Alvarez -- Diversity Among Latinas: Implications for College Mental Health

9 Diane Hart-Webb -- The Biracial Bind: An Identity Dilemma

10 Brunilda De Leon, Michelle C. Stefanisko and Belinda Lopez Corteza -- College Enrollment and Academic Success Among Puerto Rican Women

11 Doris J. Wright -- Group Services for Students of Color


12 Kenneth T. Dinklage -- The World of the So-Called "Learning Disabled" Student

13 Diane G. Hansen -- Key Factors That Differentiate Nontraditional From Traditional Students

14 SungLim A. Shin -- Contextualizing Career Concerns of Asian American Students

15 Nadja B. Gould -- Psychotherapy in the Shadow of Death: A Graduate Student with AIDS

16 Yvonne M. Jenkins -- Salient Themes and Directives for College Helping Professionals

Thomas A. Parham -- Afterword

About the Editor

Yvonne M. Jenkins is an Associate Psychologist at Harvard University Health Services. She is co-author of Diversity in Psychotherapy: The Politics of Race, Ethnicity, and Gender,(1993) and Community Health Psychology(Routledge, 1998).

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