Suicide Counseling and Intervention With Racial/Ethnic Minorities (IN: Suicide, Assessment and Intervention, ed. by C L Hatton and S M Valente)
McIntosh J L~~Santos J F
In an encounter where the client & counsellor differ in cultural & ethnic background, assessment & intervention methods may have to be more carefully chosen, modified & evaluated in keeping with ethnic-relevant knowledge, facts & expectations if they are to be effective, useful & sensitive. Recommendations are offered for more effective health & suicide counselling. The need of Black Americans, American Indians, Hispanics & Asian Americans are discussed & literature reviewed. 70 REF.