ERIC Number: EJ722214
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Mar
Reference Count: 34
Teaching Multicultural Group Counseling: Perspectives for New Era
Bemak, Fred; Chung, Rita Chi-Ying
Journal for Specialists in Group Work, v29 n1 p31-41 Mar 2004
The demographics in the United States are rapidly changing. Despite these well-documented shifts in ethnicity and race, there remain gaps in the research, practice, and training that address relevant multicultural issues in group counseling. This article addresses the challenges in incorporating multicultural issues in training group counselors, and discusses socio-ecological and cross-cultural considerations in teaching multicultural group work. The article also provides recommendations for teaching multicultural group counseling.
Descriptors: Group Counseling, Multicultural Education, Counselor Training, Counseling Techniques, Cultural Awareness
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Identifiers - Location: United States