Counseling People of African Ancestry by Professor Elias Mpofu PhD

By Professor Elias Mpofu PhD

This quantity advances a uniquely Afro-centric, sociocultural knowing of well-being upkeep and danger relief in African cultural history populations. It unites a various crew of top African and Africanist students in an exploration of universal cultural values in African historical past groups and their useful functions in modern counseling. The chapters spotlight the well known well-being matters confronted in Africanist settings at the present time and use real-world reviews to demonstrate center classes for potent neighborhood motion. The technique spans complicated cultural milieus, from range counseling to clash answer. every one bankruptcy comprises field-based experiential projects, dialogue packing containers, learn packing containers, and case reports, which function beneficial assets in either coursework and casework. Counseling humans of African Ancestry is a necessary primer for neighborhood medical experts, counselors, and educators looking a greater knowing of African cultural historical past settings to advertise group health and wellbeing, future health, and improvement.

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