Poster

A Critique of American Psychological Association Guidelines on Multicultural Policy

Time and Location
Poster Session IX - Board: IX-143
Sunday May 25, 2008, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Exhibit Hall

Key Sun
Central Washington University

Abstract
The American Psychological Association (APA) guidelines on multicultural education, training, research, practice, and organizational change for psychologists (2003) represent an important attempt to formulate a culture-centered policy. However, the weaknesses include an overemphasis of differences between the dominant culture and other cultures and an inconsistency between the research review and recommendations.

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Laura L. Carstensen