ERIC Number: ED328840
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Challenges of Cultural and Racial Diversity to Counseling: Volume 1. Great Britain and the United States. London Conference Proceedings (June 25-29, 1989).
Herr, Edwin L., Ed.; McFadden, John, Ed.
This document presents the proceedings of the first international conference sponsored by the American Association for Counseling and Development (AACD) and the British Association for Counselling (BAC). The document contains a foreword by Robert Nejedlo; a preface by Edwin Herr and John McFadden; an overview of the language of counseling in the United States and Britain by Colin Lago, Joyce Thompson, and Courtland Lee; and the following plenary and workshop papers: (1) "Ecological Challenges to Counseling in a World of Cultural and Racial Diversity" (Edwin Herr); (2) "Ecological Interrelatedness: A Global Counseling Perspective" (John McFadden); (3) "Cross-Cultural Counseling Issues and the Education of Minorities in the United States" (Sara Melendez); (4) "The Application of Some Ideas From Anthropology to Counseling, Therapy, and Cross-Cultural Counseling" (Ian Owen); (5) "An International Model of Counseling: The Authentic Counseling Model" (C. Scully Stikes); (6) "The Role of Counseling in a Multiracial, Multicultural Society in an Economic Context" (Paul Boateng); (7) "Change: A Blessing or a Curse?" (Roma Drevets); (8) "Counseling in Relation to Unemployment and Underemployment of Minorities With Disabilities" (William Stewart and Charles VanderKolk); (9) "Understanding and Counseling the Plateaued" (David Whitfield); (10) "Social Issues of Counseling for Cultural and Racial Diversity in Britain and the United States" (Omar Daniels); (11) "The Role of Counselors in Combating the 'New Racism' at Predominantly White Universities" (Donelda Cook and Janet Helms); (12) "Cultural Bias in Alcoholism Counseling" (Robert Jacque Chapman); (13) "Intergroup Contact Theory: White Counselors and Black Students" (Margery Neely); (14) "Ethnic Diversity: Threat or Opportunity?" (Mabel Smythe-Haith); (15) "Group Counseling, Guidance, and Support Needed for Mexican Immigrants Convicted of Wife Battering" (Albert Roark and Jorge Velasco); and (16) "A Culture in Peril: Russian Old Believers" (Patricia Chitty). The document concludes with recommendations for action and biographical notes on plenary speakers and officials of the American Association for Counseling and Development and the British Association for Counselling. (NB)
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Battered Women, Blacks, College Environment, Counseling Techniques, Counselor Role, Cultural Influences, Disabilities, Economic Factors, Employment Problems, Ethnic Groups, Mexican Americans, Minority Group Influences, Minority Groups, Racial Discrimination, Racial Factors, Underemployment, Unemployment
American Association for Counseling and Development, 5999 Stevenson Ave., Alexandria, VA 22304 (Order No. 72103; $8.95).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association for Counseling and Development, Alexandria, VA.
Identifiers: Career Plateaus; United Kingdom; United States