Year: 1990 Source: Oklahoma: National Resource Center for Youth Services, 1990. p.355-389 SIEC No: 19911361

This chapter provides a framework in which to begin the evaluation process as it relates to the treatment of American Indian, black & Hispanic American youth. The focus is on sensitizing readers to sociocultural factors that influence minority youth’s psychological development & ethnic socialization. Specific ethnic differences are discussed in terms of their reflection in the expression of symptoms, counselor & youth communication, & the effectiveness of various mental health treatments.