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Counseling Multiracial Families
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Counseling Multiracial Families



July 1999 | 208 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
`Competencies in multicultural counselling are examined for their relevance in counselling individuals from multiracial families along with an examination of some useful strategies, interventions and approaches. There are 5 case studies that illustrate the principals outlined above. The book is thus a very valuable resource for professionals working with these issues' -Transcultural Psychiatry

Multiracial families comprise a rapidly growing population in the United States. This volume addresses this population, so often neglected in the counselling literature.

Following an historical overview, the authors: address both the special needs and special strengths of multiracial families; explore the challenges facing interracially married couples; examine social and cultural issues pertinent to parenting multiracial children; and translate results of biracial identity development research into counselling practice.

 
Historical Overview
Multiracial Individuals, Interracial Couples and Families  
 
Interracial Marriage
Current Conditions and Challenges  
 
Multiracial Individuals
Issues across the Lifespan  
 
Other Multiracial Families
 
Intervention and Treatment of Multiracial Individuals, Couples and Families
 
Case Studies

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Bea Wehrly

Dr. Bea Wehrly is a pioneer. As the first woman to complete a Ph.D. in the Department of Educational Psychology in the College of Education at Texas A&M University, her work has been cited on behalf of women in the counseling profession. As a distinguished professor emeritus of Western Illinois University’s department of counselor education and college student personnel, her scholarly work in the area of cross-cultural counseling and contributions in the areas of multicultural understanding and career development have significantly influenced what is known today as multicultural counseling. She is credited with implementing an elementary... More About Author

Kelley R. Kenney

Mark E. Kenney

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