Literature Review
Prior  to beginning work on this assignment, read the Ryder, Ban, &  Chentsova-Dutton (2011) “Towards a Cultural-Clinical Psychology,”  American Psychological Association (2014) “Guidelines for Prevention in  Psychology,” Hage, et al. (2007) “Walking the Talk: Implementing the  Prevention Guidelines and Transforming the Profession of Psychology,”  and Rivera-Mosquera, et al. (2007) “Prevention Activities in  Professional Psychology: A Reaction to the Prevention Guidelines”  articles.
Clinical  and counseling psychology is a dynamic field that is constantly  evolving and striving toward better treatment options and modalities. In  this literature review, you will explore and integrate psychological  research into a literature review, addressing current trends in three  major areas of clinical and counseling psychology: assessment, clinical  work, and prevention.

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In your review, include the following headings, and address the required content.
AssessmentSupport  this section with information from the Ryder et al. (2011) article  “Towards a Cultural-Clinical Psychology” and at least one additional  peer-reviewed article from the Ashford University Library.

Compare the assessments currently in use by clinical and counseling psychologists.
Explain the trend towards cultural-clinical psychology and the suitability of clinical assessments with diverse clients.

Clinical workSupport  this section using a minimum of three peer-reviewed articles from the  Ashford University Library. The recommended articles for this week may  be useful in generating your response.

Compare and contrast technical eclecticism, assimilative integration and theoretical integration.
Provide a historical context and identify the major theorists for each perspective.
Assess the trends in psychotherapy integration.
List three pros and cons for each perspective, sharing which perspective most closely aligns with your own.
Analyze  the major trends in psychology and explain the connection between  evidenced-based practices and psychotherapy integration.

PreventionReview  the “Guidelines for Prevention in Psychology” (American Psychological  Association, 2014), and support this section with information from the  Hage, et al. (2007) “Walking the Talk: Implementing the Prevention  Guidelines and Transforming the Profession of Psychology,” and  Rivera-Mosquera, et al. (2007) “Prevention Activities in Professional  Psychology: A Reaction to the Prevention Guidelines” articles.

Describe  general prevention strategies implemented by clinical and counseling  psychologists at the micro, meso, exo, and macro levels.

The Literature Review
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