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Current Status of Cultural Competence Advocacy in Clinical, School, and Counseling Psychology

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Abstract

The current status of cultural competence advocacy is described within the context of the separate subdisciplines of clinical, school, and counseling psychology. Within each subdiscipline, a brief history of each profession is summarized, followed by a description of the main professional organizations and scholarly outlets that characterize each subdiscipline, a summary of basic roles and functions of practitioners within each subdiscipline, racial/ethnic demographics within each subdiscipline, exposure to racial/ethnic subgroups in practice, and qualitative differences in the nature of cultural competence advocacy within each subdiscipline.

Keywords

  • Cultural competence
  • Clinical psychology
  • School psychology
  • Counseling psychology
  • Psychology roles and functions
  • Psychology journals
  • American Psychological Association
  • Racial/ethnic demographics

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Frisby, C.L., Perez, O.R. (2018). Current Status of Cultural Competence Advocacy in Clinical, School, and Counseling Psychology. In: Frisby, C., O'Donohue, W. (eds) Cultural Competence in Applied Psychology. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-78997-2_2

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