Asian American Mental Health

Asian American Mental Health

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Asian American Mental Health is a state-of-the-art compendium of the conceptual issues, empirical literature, methodological approaches, and practice guidelines for conducting culturally informed assessments of Asian Americans, and for assessing provider cultural competency within individuals and systems. It is the first of its kind on Asian Americans. This volume draws upon the expertise of many of the leading experts in Asian American and multicultural mental health to provide a much needed resource for students and professionals in a wide range of disciplines including clinical psychology, medical anthropology, psychiatry, cross-cultural psychology, multicultural counseling, ethnic minority psychology, sociology, social work, counselor education, counseling psychology, and more.Inorder foratesttobe reliable and valid, thescorederivation sample (i.e., standardizationsample) must berepresentative ofthe ... Kanko Inkai, 1998) currently availableand new measureslikethe Bilingual Verbal Abilities Test(BVAT ) (Munoz Sandoval, Cummins, Alvarado, aamp; Ruef, 1998). ... According to the instructions, the BVAT a€œ... can provide a more accurate estimate of academic potentialthan assessmentsanbsp;...

Title:Asian American Mental Health
Author:Karen Kurasaki, Sumie Okazaki, Stanley Sue
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-06


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