Multicultural Therapies

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Multicultural therapies


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  • 1. 
    Multicultural therapy was developed because:
    • A. 

      Therapy was very Euro-centric

    • B. 

      Therapy was not very Euro-centric

    • C. 

      Therapy was very Afrocentric

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Humans are ____ genetically identical
    • A. 

      10.9%

    • B. 

      99.9%

    • C. 

      65.8&

    • D. 

      35.8%

  • 3. 
    As little as ____ of remaining variance is attributable to continents, ___ attributable to large groups within continents, and ____ attributable to differences within local populations
    • A. 

      2.8%; 2.5%; 95%

    • B. 

      5.8%; 3.8%; 98%

    • C. 

      3.8%; 2.8%; 68%

    • D. 

      1.8%; .8%; 48%

  • 4. 
    According to multicultural theory, the expression of psychopathology is often:
    • A. 

      Culturally determined, based upon prejudice, discrimination, racism, and low SES leading to more health problems.

    • B. 

      Societal and political issues including, economic support, housing, and healthcare

    • C. 

      Due to parents lack of nurturing cultural issues within their children

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Therapeutic techniques utilized by multicultural therapists including:
    • A. 

      Consciousness raising, catharsis, choosing, psychoeducation about the effects of racism, facilitation of expressing feelings, so can better approach issues of acculturation.

    • B. 

      Consciousness raising, avoidance of racial issues, strictly focus on social and political issues, so they can better learn to cope with these hardships

    • C. 

      Reprocessing of discriminatory experiences to work through cognitions, affects, and behaviors

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Multicultural theory regards the therapeutic relationship as very important and must include which of the following:
    • A. 

      Encourage the client to join you where you are, consider cultural context of psychological problems and the process of change, only talk about family sporadically

    • B. 

      Join the client where ever he/she is, cultural context of psychological problems and process of change, inclusion of family and soc supp

    • C. 

      Find a midpoint where both you and the client can join together to work through their issues of feeling "less than" as an ethnic/racial minority

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Research about Multicultural therapies indicates:
    • A. 

      That many minorities are underserved, they prefer similar looking therapists, and as a result have superior Tx outcomes

    • B. 

      Many minorities were underserved, but not seek Tx more than ever, regardless of who they work with they feel comfortable and have great outcomes

    • C. 

      Many minorities are underserved in mental health, these individuals prefer to work with therapists that look similar to them, although ethnically similar therapists achieve similar outcoms as their counterparts, and there is little research in this area (no RCTs)

    • D. 

      None of the above