ERIC Number: EJ1066997
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jul
Abstractor: As Provided
Cultural Competence and School Counselor Training: A Collective Case Study
Nelson, Judith A.; Bustamante, Rebecca; Sawyer, Cheryl; Sloan, Eva D.
Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, v43 n3 p221-235 Jul 2015
This collective case study investigated the experiences of bilingual counselors-in-training who assessed school-wide cultural competence in public schools. Analysis and interpretation of data resulted in the identification of 5 themes: eye-opening experiences, recognition of strengths, the role of school leaders, road maps for change, and empowering marginalized groups. Implications and recommendations are discussed.
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Empowerment, Disadvantaged, Case Studies, Bilingualism, Student Attitudes, Counselor Training, Public Schools, Learning Experience, Leadership Role, Educational Change, School Counselors, School Counseling
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Sponsor: Office of English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement and Academic Achievement for Limited English Proficient Students (ED)
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