Which one of the following reasons for the underutilization of mental health services by minority groups is NOTtrue ?
Thomas has AIDS and has decided to end his life rather than continue suffering. The counselor he is working with does not condone rational suicide. In this case, the counselor needs to:
The concepts of unintentional racism and microaggressions are related and usually involve:
The word ________, interpreted broadly, is associated with a racial or ethnic group as well as with gender, religion, economic status, nationality, physical capacity or disability, and affectional or sexual orientation.
People who say they are ___________ usually are trying to communicate that they do not discriminate and that they treat others equally; however, in doing so, they are ignoring a vital part of that person’s identity.
A client-defined sense of spirituality:
From a legal perspective, mental health professionals are expected to exercise “reasonable care” in working with clients who are considering abortion. If they fail to do so, clients can take legal action against them for:
Statements such as “Minority groups need to take responsibility for their own predicament” and “In order to succeed, people need to stop complaining and start working” do not take into account environmental factors. These are examples of:
Denise is a Euro-American social worker who is a former welfare client. A divorcee and mother of four, she succeeded in completing her degree and getting off the system in four years. She is now working in a welfare-to-work program and sets similar goals for her multicultural clients. Denise’s attitude and actions indicate that she:
Referring a client for differing religious beliefs, sexual orientation, or cultural background is called:
____________ influences every facet of our existence, so it is essential that culturally responsive practice be central in all that we do.
Marie is working with a lesbian client who is in a dysfunctional relationship with another woman. She is seeking counseling to sort out her options regarding leaving her emotionally abusive partner. Marie can assist her client by:
Mary is seeking abortion counseling from a practitioner who has been actively involved in the pro-life movement. The therapist has extreme discomfort with Mary’s values and doesn’t think he could maintain objectivity. It would be best if he:
Ruth is counseling a woman who describes an extremely unhappy marriage. Ruth suggests she consider leaving her husband; however, the client has a deep spiritual conviction that marriage is for life and is not willing to consider divorce as an option. Ruth attempts to change her client’s viewpoint. In this case, Ruth is:
Counselors practice unintentional racism when they:
According to researchers, counselor’s personal religious values:
___________ is a three-stage developmental sequence, from multicultural awareness to knowledge and comprehension to skills and applications.
Neither the clients’ and therapists’ ____________, nor the interactions between the two, were significantly associated with the clients’ perceptions of their therapists’ level of multicultural competency.