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AUTHORS: Diller, Jerry V. - ©2011
Author Jerry Diller's practical text offers students a balance of clinical and theoretical information, focusing on effective methods of providing cross-cultural services. CULTURAL DIVERSITY: A PRIMER FOR THE HUMAN SERVICES covers the general principles of cultural diversity, the process of cross-cultural service delivery, and cultural information on specific client populations. The updated text includes coverage of important concepts such as racial microaggressions, therapeutic interviews with individuals from collective family systems, enforcing professional standards, and culturally sensitive treatment of children. The updated text also provides you with hands-on clinical suggestions and cautions through interviews with professionals from different ethnic backgrounds. CULTURAL DIVERSITY: A PRIMER FOR THE HUMAN SERVICES helps you build a general understanding of what cultural diversity is and why it is important. The text also helps you to better understand your own prejudices so that you can be a more effective counselor when working with clients of different cultures.