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ERIC Number: EJ901152
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 29
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 66
ISSN: ISSN-1554-2998
Overrepresentation of African American Males in Special Education Programs: Implications and Advocacy Strategies for School Counselors
Adkison-Bradley, Carla; Johnson, Phillip D.; Rawls, Glinda; Plunkett, Darryl
Journal of School Counseling, v4 n16 2006
Overrepresentation of African Americans in special education programs has engendered much concern within the education community. However, little information is available on how the counseling profession can advocate for this particular population. The purpose of this article is to illuminate information pertaining to the overrepresentation of African American males in special education. Strategies for school counselors to intervene and advocate for African American males and their families will also be discussed.
Journal of School Counseling. Montana State University, College of Education, Health and Human Development, P.O. Box 172940, Bozeman, MT 59717. Tel: 406-994-4133; Fax: 406-994-1854; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Counselors
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A