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ERIC Number: EJ1137825
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Jun
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 65
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0165-0653
Narrative Career Counselling for People with Refugee Backgrounds
Abkhezr, Peyman; McMahon, Mary
International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling, v39 n2 p99-111 Jun 2017
For people with refugee backgrounds, pursuing a meaningful career in their country of resettlement is important for their successful integration. However, for many, achieving this is a challenging process. Career counsellors may have a role to play in facilitating the transition and integration of people with refugee backgrounds, and narrative career counselling has much to offer. This article discusses the impact of prolonged transition under difficult circumstances on people with refugee backgrounds, and the potential contribution of narrative career counselling in assisting them. In particular, it identifies cultural considerations for narrative career counsellors who work with people with refugee backgrounds.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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