Filipino American Psychology: A Handbook of Theory, Research, and Clinical Practice, 2nd Edition compiles the latest and best information about the psychology of Filipino Americans into a single, indispensable volume. Distinguished and celebrated professor and author, Dr. Kevin Nadal, explains in thorough detail the mental health issues facing many Filipino Americans today. It also covers effective techniques and strategies for working with the Filipino American population today.
Filipino American Psychology uses reader-friendly language, along with numerous vignettes and case studies, to make accessible its in-depth treatment of the subject. The book covers a wide range of topics necessary to understand how to provide mental health treatment to Filipino Americans, including: - Filipino and Filipino American Cultural Values - Overcoming the Model Minority: Contemporary experiences of Filipino Americans - Intersections of Gender and Sexual Orientation - Multiracial and Multiethnic Filipino Americans - Mental Health and Psychotherapy in the Filipino American community
The book also includes a brand-new section on the historical traumas that still reverberate through the Filipino American community.
Perfect for mental health practitioners and students who are likely to encounter this large cultural and ethnic group, Filipino American Psychology serves as a foundational volume in any complete mental health library.
Foreword by Invited Author Derald Wing Sue, Ph.D.
Chapter 1: Who are the Filipino Americans?
Chapter 2: Filipino and Filipino American Cultural Values
Chapter 3: Racial and Ethnic Identity Development
Chapter 4: Colonial Mentality
Chapter 5: Historical Trauma*
Chapter 6: Understanding Filipino American Groups and Communities
Chapter 7: Overcoming the Model Minority: Contemporary experiences of Filipino Americans
Chapter 8: Intersections of Gender and Sexual Orientation
Chapter 9: Multiracial and Multiethnic Filipino Americans
Chapter 10: Mental Health and Psychotherapy
*Connotes New Chapter