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Handbook of Racial and Ethnic Minority Psychology by Guillermo Bernal
  

Handbook of Racial and Ethnic Minority Psychology

Part of the RACIAL ETHNIC MINORITY PSYCHOLOGY Series

Synopsis

Handbook of Racial and Ethnic Minority Psychology by Guillermo Bernal

Developed by a stellar editorial team and containing contributions by leading authorities in the area of racial and ethnic minority psychology, this handbook presents a thorough, scholarly overview of the psychology of racial, ethnic and minority issues in the United States and should prove to be an indispensable resource to both minority and non-minority communities. It focuses on the professional, methodological, social and developmental, clinical, and applied and preventive issues shaping the field today. Highlighting leading research and application in the area of ethnic minority psychology, the handbook will help set the direction of scholarly work in the area for years to come.

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Bernal brings together an impressive cast of multicultural psychology researchers, who discuss the latest issues and research in racial and ethnic minority psychology. . . .Those looking for an authoritative and current overview of the field - be they clinical or counseling psychologists, social workers, clinical practitioners, or mental health and ethnic psychology researchers - will find it here. Summing Up: Essential. * CHOICE *


About the Author

Guillermo Bernal, Ph.D., is a Professor of Psychology and Director of the University Psychological Services and Research Center at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus. He received his doctorate from the University of Massachusetts (Amherst) in 1978. He then joined the faculty at the University of California at San Francisco at San Francisco General Hospital, where he was involved in training, research, and development of mental health services responsive to ethnic minorities. He has published over 60 journal articles and book chapters on marital therapy, Hispanic families, drug abuse, and outcome research. He has served on NIMH, NIDA and Ford Foundation review groups, as well as on several editorial boards. Most recently, Bernal has been involved in training and development of Hispanic psychologists through NIMH-sponsored research and training grants at UPR. Joseph E. Trimble, a distinguished university professor and professor of psychology at Western Washington University, is a president's professor at the Center for Alaska Native Health Research at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. He has written over 140 publications on multicultural topics in psychology, including 19 books. Trimble's excellence in teaching and research awards for his work in the field of multicultural psychology include: the Janet E. Helms Award for Mentoring and Scholarship in Professional Psychology; the Distinguished Elder Award from the National Multicultural Conference and Summit; the Henry Tomes Award for Distinguished Contributions to the Advancement of Ethnic Minority Psychology; the International Lifetime Achievement Award for Multicultural and Diversity Counseling awarded by the University of Toronto's Ontario Institute for Studies in Education; the 2013 Francis J. Bonner, MD Award from the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital; and the 2013 Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award. Ann Kathleen Burlew, Ph.D., is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Cincinnati. She received her Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Michigan in 1974 and later completed postdoctoral training in clinical psychology. Her areas of specialization include health and social behavior, clinical psychology, and program evaluation, especially intervention research. Her current research interests include the efficacy of interventions for at-risk youth, efficacy of family interventions for children of substance abusers, the diagnosis of schizophrenia and other disorders in African American patients, the accuracy of self-report in substance abuse research, and psychosocial correlates of sickle cell disease. She has served as Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Black Psychology and has co-edited and co-authored several book, including African American Psychology: Theory, Research, & Practice (Sage 1992), Reflections on Black Psychology, and Minority Issues in Mental Health. Frederick T. L. Leong, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology (Industrial/Organizational and Clinical Psychology Programs) and Psychiatry. He is also the Director of the Center for Multicultural Psychology Research at Michigan State University. He has authored or co-authored more than 250 journal articles and book chapters. In addition, he has edited or co-edited 12 books. Dr. Leong is a Fellow of the APA (Divisions 1, 2, 5, 12, 17, 29, 45, 52), Association for Psychological Science, Asian American Psychological Association, and the International Academy for Intercultural Research. His major research interests center around culture and mental health, cross-cultural psychotherapy (especially with Asians and Asian Americans), and cultural and personality factors related to career choice and work adjustment. He is past president of APA's Division 45 (Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues), the Asian American Psychological Association, and the Division of Counseling Psychology in the International Association of Applied Psychologists. He has served on the APA Board of Scientific Affairs, the Minority Fellowship Program Advisory Committee, and the Commission on Ethnic Minority Recruitment, Retention, and Training (CEMRRAT2) Task Force. He received the Dalmas Taylor Distinguished Contributions Award from the APA Minority Fellowship Program and the Stanley Sue Award for Distinguished Contributions to Diversity in Clinical Psychology from APA Division 12. He is also the 2007 co-recipient of the APA Award for Distinguished Contributions to the International Advancement of Psychology.

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Book Info

Publication date

18th February 2003

Author

Guillermo Bernal

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Publisher

SAGE Publications Inc

Format

Hardback
720 pages

Categories

Social, group or collective psychology

ISBN

9780761919650

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