Essentials of Cross-Cultural Counseling, 1st Edition by Lawrence (Larry) H. Gerstein, P. Paul Heppner, Stefania

By Lawrence (Larry) H. Gerstein, P. Paul Heppner, Stefania Aegisdottir, Seung-Ming A. (Alvin) Leung, Kathryn L. Norsworthy

Essentials of Cross-Cultural Counseling is a quick, supplemental booklet derived from the International instruction manual of Cross-Cultural Counseling. Edited through a high-profile staff with overseas services, the booklet specializes in the background, matters, demanding situations, and possibilities for the counseling career world wide. It comprises 9 chapters discussing subject matters reminiscent of cultural, cross-cultural, and cross-national counseling; the counseling occupation either regionally and the world over; the theoretical and methodological matters while learning tradition; the demanding situations and possibilities of cross-cultural and cross-national collaboration; and the way forward for cross-cultural counseling.

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