Cognitive Theory & Multicultural Counseling Research Paper by The Research Group

Cognitive Theory & Multicultural Counseling
Critiques the utility of this theory in therapy for ethnic groups, women, elderly, bereaved & HIV patients.
# 13478 | 3,375 words | 13 sources | 1999 | US
Published on Feb 13, 2003 in Psychology (Therapies) , Sociology (Multiculturalism)

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This research paper presents a critique of cognitive theory in terms of its utility for multicultural therapy. Cognitive theory is described. The cultural contexts discussed include African Americans, Latinos, Asians, women and elderly, bereaved, disadvantaged medical, and HIV-preventive populations. A critical analysis of readings with an integration of themes is offered.

Cognitive Theory
Cognitive theory is based on the notion that an organism must process information in an adaptive manner in order to survive. The theory states that data is accumulated, coded, categorized, and evaluated by schemas. Schemata are defined as.."

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