ERIC Number: ED122202
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Transcultural Counseling: Needs, Programs, and Techniques.
Benjamin, Libby, Ed.; Pratt, Richard, Ed.
This extensive monograph, multiply-authored by subject experts, speaks to the special needs of four major minority groups in the United States: American Indians, blacks, Chicanos, and Mexican Americans. Special counselor training programs are described which help provide awareness of cultural differences and tools for working with minority populations, particularly in the schools. Chapters speak to: (1) "Issues in the Counseling of Spanish Speaking/Surname Clients;" (2) "Counseling Alaskan Natives;" (3) "Black Perspectives on Counseling;" (4) "Planning and Implementing Transcultural Training Experiences;" (5) "Planning and Leading Transcultural Groups;" (6) "Cross Cultural Group Counseling and Its Effect on Reducing Tension in a Racially Mixed School;" and (7) "Exemplary Programs, Practices and Policies." (Author)
Descriptors: American Indians, Asian Americans, Black Students, Counseling Services, Counseling Techniques, Counselor Training, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups, Higher Education, Mexican Americans, Minority Groups, Program Descriptions, Puerto Ricans, Spanish Americans
Hard copy availability will be announced at a future date by the publisher, Human Sciences Press, Behavioral Publications, Inc., 72 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10011 (Spring 1977)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Counseling and Personnel Services, Ann Arbor, MI.