The Concerns about Counseling Racial Minority Clients Scale

The Concerns about Counseling Racial Minority Clients Scale
Wei M‚ Chao RC‚ Tsai PC‚ Botello-Zamarron R. (2011)
 
1.    I may not be aware of my own biases.
2.    I do not know how to handle my clients’ feelings if issues of racism are addressed in a session.
3.    My clients think that I have stereotypes about their culture.
4.    I am not ready to see racially diverse clients.
5.    My clients have a bias about my cultural group.
6.    My clients may not feel comfortable about opening themselves up to me.
7.    I may impose my own values on the presenting issues of my clients.
8.    My clients have a bias about me.
9.    I may underestimate how issues of diversity are linked to my client’s presenting problems.
10.I may impose my own stereotypes on the presenting problems of my clients.
11.My positive intentions may be taken differently by my minority clients.
12.I do not know how to address cultural differences in a session.
13.I may unknowingly offend my minority clients.
14.I do not know how to handle the situation when diversity issues are addressed in a session.
15.I may unintentionally hurt my clients for reasons I do not know.
16.I am not aware of assumptions which prevent me from accurately understanding my clients.
17.I may unintentionally hurt my clients due to my lack of knowledge.
18.My clients perceive me negatively.
19.I do not know how to let my clients know that I have limited knowledge of their group.
20.I may say/do something that would be seen as ignorant by my clients.
 
Cultural Differences‚ Offending or Hurting Clients‚ Biased Thoughts and Behaviors‚ and Client Perceptions
 
 
1= strongly disagree‚ 2 = disagree‚ 3 = neutral‚ 4= agree‚ and 5 = strongly agree
Cultural Differences items: 2‚ 4‚ 12‚ 14‚ and 19
Offending or Hurting Clients items: 11‚ 13‚ 15‚ 17‚ and 20
Biased Thoughts and Behaviors items: 1‚ 7‚ 9‚ 10‚ and 16
Client Perceptions items: 3‚ 5‚ 6‚ 8‚ and 18
 

Wei M1‚ Chao RC‚ Tsai PC‚ Botello-Zamarron R. (2011).The Concerns about Counseling Racial Minority Clients Scale. Journal of Counseling Psychology; 59(1):107-119