ERIC Number: EJ779525
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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A Proposal for Internationalizing Counseling Psychology in the United States: Rationale, Recommendations, and Challenges
Leong, Frederick T. L.; Ponterotto, Joseph G.
Counseling Psychologist, v31 n4 p381-395 2003
This article, written by the coeditors of "The Counseling Psychologist's" ("TCP") International Forum section, reviews the status of counseling psychology from an international perspective and presents a rational and modest proposal for promoting counseling psychology's commitment to global perspectives. The brief history of "TCP's" International Forum section is reviewed and specific recommendations for internationalizing counseling psychology are put forth. These recommendations are organized along (a) methods of psychological science, (b) profession-based initiatives, (c) Division 17 (counseling psychology) initiatives, and (d) program-specific activities. The marked challenges to internationalizing counseling psychology are also addressed.
Descriptors: Counseling Psychology, International Cooperation, Global Approach, World Views, Cultural Pluralism, Ethnocentrism, Justice, Professional Education
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Location: United States