ERIC Number: EJ781242
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
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Assessing Multicultural Competence in Counselor Trainees: A Review of Instrumentation and Future Directions
Hays, Danica G.
Journal of Counseling & Development, v86 n1 p95-101 Win 2008
As the diversity within the U.S. population continues to increase, multicultural counseling competency (MCC) remains a central focus in counselor education and research. Accordingly, assessment of competencies is necessary to ensure culturally appropriate counseling services to an increasingly diverse clientele. This article discusses available tools for evaluating counselors' awareness, knowledge, and skills for working with culturally diverse clients, as well as new directions and trends in MCC assessment.
Descriptors: Counseling Services, Cross Cultural Training, Counselor Training, Counseling, Cultural Differences, Counseling Effectiveness, Evaluation
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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