Clinical or Counseling: Select an aspect of psychological intervention (counseling or therapy), psychological testing or assessment, diagnosis, or research on any of these that are of interest to you. Then, select one or more aspects of diversity covered in this course. Remember to stay focused. Describe how to provide the selected service to, or conduct research with, your chosen population in a culturally sensitive manner.
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Running head: MULTICULTURALISM IN PSYCHOLOGY
Multiculturalism in Psychology
MULTICULTURISM IN PSYCHOLOGY
Topic: Challenges facing Africa-Americans in countering mental illness across the culture
Brief description of the topic
The above topic is an exploration of underlying cultural problems that have significantly
contributed to the prevalence of mental illness among African-Americans in comparison to
majority ethnic groups in the United States. According to research, only about 20 percent of the
African-American population suffering from mental illness compared to approximately 40
percent of the white population can access mental health services; this is an indicator of cultural
factors being central to the wh...