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Cultural Competency


Evans, A.C., Delphin, M., Simmons, R.D., Omar, G., & Tebes, J.  (2005).  Developing a Framework for Culturally-Competent Systems of Care.  In Robert Carter (Ed.), The Handbook of Racial-Cultural Psychology and Counseling: Practice and Training, Volume Two (pp 492-513).  John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: Hoboken, New Jersey.

Fernandez, Ronald. (2000). America's banquet of cultures: Harnessing ethnicity, race, and immigration in the twenty-first century.  Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers.



Fernandez, Ronald. (2007). America beyond black and white: How immigrants and fusions are helping us overcome the racial divide. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

US Beyond B&W


Simmons, R. & Vaughn, G.C. (2010). Engaging African-Americans in outpatient mental health interventions. In T.P. Gullotta, R. Hampton, & R. Crowell (Eds.), Handbook of African-American Health (pp. 154-176). New York: Guilford Press.

Handbook of African American Health


Simmons, R., & Vaughn, G.  (2010, June).  Engaging African-Americans in outpatient mental health intervention.  Workshop conducted at the Inaugural Conference of The Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues:  Division 45 of the American Psychological Association.  Ann Arbor, Michigan.