Speaker: DR. COURTLAND LEE received his PhD in counseling from Michigan State University. He is professor and director of the Counselor Education Department at the University of Maryland at College Park. His specialized areas of interest include multicultural counseling and men's issues in counseling. He has written numerous books and journal articles on multicultural counseling. Dr. Lee is past president of the American Counseling Association and the Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development.
Among other things, Rebecca Daniel-Burke asks the following questions:
- What is the difference between the terms "multiculturalism" and "diversity?"
- Why is it so important to emphasize cultural differences in counseling? Isn't counseling…counseling?
- The term "cultural competency" is widely discussed in the multicultural literature. What is it and why is it important?
- Can counselors from one cultural group really hope to be effective with clients from another cultural group?
- Where do you see the discipline of multicultural counseling headed in the next decade?
Running time: 52:51
Date Recorded: 10/27/09
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Books by Courtland Lee:
Multicultural Issues in Counseling, 3rd Edition
Counseling for Social Justice, Second Edition