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ERIC Number: EJ883965
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 46
ISSN: ISSN-0894-8453
A Cultural Formulation Approach to Career Counseling with International Students
Arthur, Nancy; Popadiuk, Natalee
Journal of Career Development, v37 n1 p423-440 2010
Career counselors are challenged to consider the cultural validity of the theories and models that guide their practice. The cultural formulation approach is proposed as an organizing framework for career counselors to consider cultural influences on their clients' career issues, related interventions, and the working alliance. The discussion illustrates the application of cultural formulation for career counseling with international students. A case study details common transition issues faced by international students, while exploring unique aspects of cultural identity. The case study illustrates how the cultural-formulation approach may be strengthened by incorporating a relational theoretical orientation as seen through a feminist lens to examine a client's multiple identities, such as the intersections of gender, ethnicity, and social class. (Contains 1 note.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: Counselors
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A