The Alverno Library is a gateway to information on the mental health beliefs and practices for cultures and countries worldwide.
The resources in this LibGuide are especially useful for completing MCP627 Culturally Engaged Counseling assignments.
Tip: Search with synonyms
For example, if you are investigating a cultural group AND family relationships you could try searching with any of the following terms: parent child relations, family relations, family attitudes, parenting,
Need more synonyms? Use the Database Search Strategy Worksheet for MCP 627.
Not sure where to start? Try these:
|Google Scholar is an excellent tool for finding scholarly journal articles. Click here to access Google Scholar or use the link on the Alverno Library homepage to find articles available on the "free" web or in the library's subscription databases.|
|The World Health Organization (WHO) is the premier resource for global health information. The WHO website provides detailed information on many aspects of healthcare for countries worldwide. It includes information on health topics, data and statistics, and numerous publications on important healthcare issues.|
|PsycINFO provides access to citations, abstracts, and fulltext articles from the professional Psychology literature as well as from other related disciplines. It is found on the Alverno Library's Databases page via the A to Z List or Databases by subject under Psychology & Social Work. Try searching multiple databases at once.
Click here to learn how.
Use PsycBooks to find relevant reference book articles, whole books and book chapters.
PsycBooks is found on the library's Databases by Subject - Psychology & Social Work page. Here is a direct link to PsycBOOKS
Here is a sample of some results from a search done on multicultural competence:
Some Web Sources