American Indian, Black American, and Hispanic American Youth (IN: Planning to Live: Evaluating and Treating Suicidal Teens in Community Settings, ed. by M J Rotheram-Borus)
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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.