ERIC Number: EJ581168
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Multicultural Assessment: Reexamination, Reconceptualization, and Practical Application.
Ridley, Charles R.; Li, Lisa C.; Hill, Carrie L.
Counseling Psychologist, v26 n6 p827-910 Nov 1998
Describes a procedure that sensitizes counselors to cultural data in assessment and case conceptualization. The Multicultural Assessment Procedure (MAP) entails identifying cultural data through multiple methods of data collection, interpreting cultural data to formulate a working hypothesis, incorporating cultural data with other relevant clinical information to test the working hypothesis, and arriving at a sound assessment decision. Provides a case example. (Author/MKA)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Beliefs, Bias, Case Studies, Counseling, Counselor Client Relationship, Credibility, Cultural Awareness, Data Analysis, Decision Making, Ethics, Evaluation, Family (Sociological Unit), Health Maintenance Organizations, Integrity, Interpreters, Linguistics, Mexican Americans
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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