Learning Objectives

  1. Explain what it means to describe multiculturalism as the “fourth force” in clinical psychology.
  2. List professional efforts in clinical psychology that demonstrate the field’s current focus on multiculturalism.
  3. Speculate how cultural competence could be demonstrated with psychotherapy clients of various backgrounds.
  4. Compare major perspectives on the similarities and differences among people.
  5. Define “culture” in the context of clinical psychology.
  6. Describe methods for training clinical psychologists in cultural issues.