MULTIDIMENSIONAL CONTEXTUAL PRACTICE: DIVERSITY AND TRANSCENDENCE offers a comprehensive perspective on human diversity. It addresses possible cognitive, emotional, behavioral, and social effects of stereotypes as well as the need for conscious change while honoring human complexities. A "Framework for Human Diversity and Transcendence" is introduced as a set of principles for approaching clients' experiences as contextual and multidimensional.
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Part I: FRAMEWORK. 1. Beyond Stereotypes: Honoring Human Complexities. 2. A Framework for Human Diversity and Transcendence. 3. Well-Being and the Multidimensional Client. 4. Practitioner's Professional Competence in Multidimensional Contextual Practice Services. Part II: SPECIAL ISSUES. 5. Language and Multidimensional Contextual Practice. 6. Spirituality and Multidimensional Contextual Practice. Part III: MULTIDIMENSIONAL CONTEXTUAL PRACTICE WITH DIVERSE GROUPS. General Population Groups. 7. Women. 8. Men. 9. Transgender, Bisexual, Lesbians, and Gays. 10. People Living with Disabilities. 11. Aging Persons. Ethnic-Specific Communities of People. 12. First Nations Peoples. 13. White Ethnics. 14. African Americans. 15. Latinos/as Americans. 16. Asian Pacific Islanders. Part IV: CONCLUSION. 17. Conclusion.