Providing readers with cutting-edge details on multicultural instrumentation, theories, and research in the social, behavioral, and health-related fields, this Handbook offers extensive coverage of empirically-supported multicultural measurement instruments that span a wide variety of subject areas such as ethnic and racial identity, racism, disability, and gender roles. Readers learn how to differentiate among and identify appropriate research tools for a particular project. This Handbook provides clinical practitioners with a useful starting point in their search for multicultural assessment devices they can use with diverse clients to inform clinical treatment.
- A multicultural framework and case illustration (the Multicultural Assessment-Intervention Process Model) in Chapter 3 serves as a conceptual framework for the rest of the book and also helps in the implementation of multicultural assessment in training and service delivery in counseling centers, community mental health centers, and hospitals.
- Multicultural Overviews of a variety of topics as well as instrument summaries help students and professionals complete original research.
- This Handbook provides an overview of basic psychometric concepts, a practical reference for evaluating the validity, and reliability of measures.
- A conceptual model of evidence-based culturally competent practice where reviewed measures are appropriately used is presented, providing an integrative framework for the rest of the book.