Ethnicity and Family Therapy

The book Ethnicity and Family Therapy is a must have for all therapists and counselors. The book is written by McGoldrick, Giordano, and Garcia-Preto. The book breaks down 9 different family groups which represent 54 different cultures. Each culture is broken down into sections including am overview of the culture, family structures, religious perspectives, critical issues, cultural conflicts, demographics, and therapy issues which are also broken down. This book is about 3 inches thick with small print with almost 800 pages. If you are looking for a book that goes deep into 54 different cultures, this is your book. The 2014 American Counseling Associations Code of Ethics strongly pushing towards implementation of training in multicultural competency as part of the foundation of quality counseling.

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ethnicity frnt1. American Indian and Pacific Islander Families (American Indian Families, Native Hawaiian Families)

2. Families of African Origin (African, British West Indian, Haitian, and African American Muslim)

3. Latino Families (Brazilian, Central American, Colombian, Cuban, Dominican, Mexican, Puerto Rican, and Salvadoran)

4. Asian Families (Cambodian, Chinese, Filipino, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese)

5. Asian Indian and Pakistani Families (Indian Hindu and Pakistani)

6. Middle Eastern Families (Arab, Armenian, Iranian, Lebanese and Syrian, and Palestinian)

7. Families of European Origins (American Families with English Ancestory from the Colonial Era, Dutch,

French Canadian, German, Greek, Hungarian, Irish, Italian, Portuguese, Scandinavian, Scots-Irish)

8. Jewish Families (Jewish, Israeli, Orthodox Jewish, and Russian Jewish)

9. Slavic Families (Czech and Slovak, and Polish)

ISBN #: 978-1-59385-020-3