Ross Cultural Family Values in Mental Health Counseling

Cross Cultural Family Values in mental health counseling
Resources (please stick to these resources):
1) McGoldrick, Monica; Hardy, Kenneth V. Revisioning Family Therapy: Race, Culture and Gender in Clinical Practice, 2nd Edition Guilford Press 2008
2) Bobes, Toby & Bobes,Norman S. The Couple it Telling You What You Need to Know. Norton & Company, 2005
3) AAMFT, Military Families Article
4) Cracking Teenagersa Online Codes a New York Times, Sunday Styles Section, January 22, 2012
5) For Many Latinos, Racial Identity is More Culture Than ColorNew York Times 01/14/2012
(Short and to the point) Please identify post modern interventions that empower clients in addition to modern plus how do you articulate, spot, assess and conduct basic management of:
1) Factors that distinguish the culturally competent therapist.
2) Impact of migration and social disruption on the individual and family sub-systems.
3) Impact of the therapist internalized culture on assessment, diagnosis and treatment.
4) Privilege: what is it, manifestation in the therapist and client and areas it involves.
5) Ethnicity vs. race
6) Definition of culture a language, symbols and ritual and distinction between family rules.
7) Psychological sense of home and its importance.
8) Traditional world view, definition of family, coping styles, role of: male/female, children, religion, hierarchy in the following groups: Native American , African Americans, persons of Hispanic descent, Afro Caribbean, Africans, Asian and Pacific Asians, Welch, Irish, English, German, Italian , Jewish, Muslim , Military, Para military, Armenian ,Bi-racial familyas.
9) Economic stressors and impact on family sub-systems and individuals.
10) Male vs. female basic world view, thinking process and communication style.
11) Blended families including sub-system concerns, losses.
12) LBGT a including stressors and dangers, developmental stages of coming out process, stressors in couples, process for parents after disclosure.
13) Aging couples a dynamics.
14) Illness narratives in families a all ages, dynamics.
15) Spirituality, healing and resilience.
16) Dysfunction vs. internalized culture.