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Handbook of Multicultural Assessment: Clinical, Psychological, and Educational Applications, 3rd Edition

Handbook of Multicultural Assessment: Clinical, Psychological, and Educational Applications, 3rd Edition

Lisa A. Suzuki (Editor) , Joseph G. Ponterotto (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-470-18332-8

Dec 2007, Jossey-Bass

736 pages

$95.99

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Handbook of Multicultural Assessment offers the most comprehensive text on testing of racial and ethnic minorities in the United States. This thoroughly revised and updated edition includes the most current and state-of-the-art assessment information in a variety of psychological and educational domains. The book highlights new and innovative testing practices and expands the populations of interest to include recent immigrants and refugees. It also includes ways to overcome barriers in the assessment process as well as forensic assessment. This important resource offers an instructional text for conducting culturally competent psychological assessment for clinicians, educators, and researchers.

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Preface.

The Editors.

The Contributors.

PART ONE: GENERAL ASSESSMENT ISSUES.

SECTION ONE: GENERAL MULTICULTURAL ASSESSMENT ISSUES.

1. Issues in Culturally Appropriate Psychoeducational Assessment (Amado M. Padilla and Graciela N. Borsato).

2. Multicultural Assessment Validity: The Preeminent Ethical Issue in Psychological Assessment (Charles R. Ridley, Michael L. Tracy, Laura Pruitt-Stephens, Mary K. Wimsatt, and Jacquelyn Beard).

3. Building Community Test Norms: Considerations for Ethnic Minority Populations (Robert G. Malgady and Gerardita Colon-Malgady).

4. Cultural Identity, Racial Identity, and the Multicultural Personality (Alan W. Burkard and Joseph G. Ponterotto).

5. Acculturation and Multicultural Assessment: Issues, Trends, and Practice (Lourdes M. Rivera).

6. Multicultural Issues in Computer-Based Assessment (Muninder K. Ahluwalia).

7. Clinical Diagnosis in Multicultural Populations (Richard H. Dana).

8. A Cultural Assessment Framework and Interview Protocol (Ingrid Grieger).

SECTION TWO: ASSESSING IMMIGRANTS AND REFUGEES.

9. Considerations for the Cross-Cultural Evaluation of Refugees and Asylum Seekers (Judy B. Okawa).

10. Cultural Adaptation and Translation of Assessment Instruments for Diverse Populations: The Use of the Harvard Trauma Questionnaire in Rwanda (Mary Fabri).

11. Delivering Quality Mental Health Services to Immigrants and Refugees Through an Interpreter (Maria Prendes-Lintel and Francisca Peterson).

SECTION THREE: DAILY LIVING ASSESSMENT.

12. Assessment of Diverse Family Systems (Daniel T. Sciarra and George M. Simon).

13. Culturally Competent Vocational Assessment with At-Risk Adolescents in Middle and High School (Margo A. Jackson, Aisha M. B. Holder and Morgan T. Ramage).

14. Cross-Cultural Considerations in Quality-of-Life Assessment (Shawn O. Utsey and Mark A. Bolden).

PART TWO: TESTING ISSUES.

SECTION ONE: PERSONALITY ASSESSMENT.

15. TEMAS: A Multicultural Test and Its Place in an Assessment Battery (Rosemary Flanagan, Giuseppe Costantino, Elsa Cardalda and Erminia Costantino).

16. Multicultural Issues in Projective Assessment (Giselle B. Esquivel, Geraldine V. Oades-Sese and Sarah Littman Olitzky).

17. On the Multicultural Utility of the 16PF and the CPI-434 in the United States (Kristen M. Strack, Marcella H. Dunaway and Stefan E. Schulenberg).

18. Multicultural Applications of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (Mary H. McCaulley and Raymond A. Moody).

19. MMPI-2 and MCMI-III Performances of Non-White People in the United States: What We (Don't) Know and Where We Go from Here (Kwong-Liem Karl Kwan and Michael Lynch Maestas).

SECTION TWO: ASSESSMENT OF COGNITIVE ABILITIES.

20. Ability Testing Across Cultures (Robert J. Sternberg and Elena L. Grigorenko).

21. Educational Assessment of English-Language Learners (Graciela N. Borsato and Amado M. Padilla).

22. Multicultural Issues and the Assessment of Aptitude (Lisa A. Suzuki, Lorelei Prevost and Ellen L. Short).

23. Academic Achievement Testing for Culturally Diverse Groups (Craig L. Frisby).

24. Neuropsychological Assessment in a Multicultural Context: Past, Present and Future (Arthur MacNeill Horton).

25. Family-Oriented, Culturally Sensitive (FOCUS) Assessment of Young Children (Paul J. Meller and Phyllis S. Ohr).

26. Assessment Issues for Working with Diverse Populations of Elderly: Multiculturally Sensitive Perspectives (Amanda L. Baden and Grace Wong).

SECTION 3: FORENSIC ASSESSMENT.

27. Assessing for Child Maltreatment in Culturally Diverse Families (Lisa A. Fontes and Margarita R. O'Neill-Arana).

28. Competency to Stand Trial: A Multicultural Perspective (Sergei V. Tsytsarev and Amanda Landes).

29. Multicultural Assessment: Trends and Future Directions (Lisa A. Suzuki and Joseph G. Ponterotto).

Name Index.

Subject Index.

  • New and innovative testing practices
  • Expands populations of interest to include recent immigrants and refugees
  • New sections will include ways to overcome barriers in the assessment process as well as forensic assessment
  • Includes 15 updated chapters and five brand new chapters
"Designed to be useful for both researchers and clinicians, this reference work brings together a wide variety of authors to examine how multicultural issues affect assessment in general and several specific subsets of assessment in greater depth. The quality of this reference book is excellent. The authors are all highly competent to write about the subject, and their authority is unquestionable. It is highly recommended." (American Reference Books Annual, 2008)