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ERIC Number: ED528898
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 55
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Developing Cross Cultural Competence: Applying Development and Prevention Ideals to Counseling Young Children
Wolfgang, Jeff; Frazier, Kimberly; West-Olatunji, Cirecie; Barrett, Joe
Online Submission, Paper presented at the annual convention of the Association for Counselor Educators and Supervisors (ACES) (Nashville, TN, Oct 26-30, 2011)
As counselors turn their attention to child-based counseling, there is a need to apply the core tenets of the discipline of counseling to young children and incorporate cross-cultural issues into clinical competence. Using Multicultural Counseling Theory (MCT), the authors discuss conventional approaches to providing clinical interventions for young children (ages 0-5yrs) and offer pedagogical suggestions for advancing the profession of counseling with this population. The authors articulate new roles for counselors and provide a framework for foundational counseling research in this area.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A