Please read, “introduction: multiculturalism in psychology and mental

 

Please read, “Introduction: Multiculturalism in psychology and mental health services,” by Smith & Trimble, 2016. Take some notes to get the basic points of the article. After completing the article, answer the following questions using the article, your textbook, and other sources (including personal experience):

  1. After reading Smith & Trimble (2016), what is your definition of multiculturalism in psychology/mental health services?
  2. Are evidence-based treatments appropriate for diverse clients?
  3. In what scenarios might such treatments be appropriate? In what scenarios might such treatments be inappropriate? If inappropriate, in what ways could such interventions prove harmful to clients? 
  4. Also, do you think popular culture stigmatizes mental illness(es)?  Why or why not?

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