ERIC Number: EJ804919
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Mar
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 19
Achieving Cultural Competency: Assessment of US-Based Counselor Educators Instructing Internationally
Malott, Krista M.
International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling, v30 n1 p67-77 Mar 2008
This article presents the outcomes of a qualitative investigation addressing the global exchange of counselor education. Findings delineate key traits and behaviors applied by counselor educators and counseling psychologists in cross-cultural exchanges. Personal traits noted by educators as essential for international exchanges included flexibility, respect, openness to learning, and passion for the experiences provided by international travel. Factors that increased cultural competency were cited as communication skills, increased comprehension of the context, and understanding of the counseling profession within the culture.
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Counseling Psychology, Counseling, Counselors, Communication Skills, Counselor Educators, Competence, Global Approach, International Educational Exchange
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: United States