ERIC Number: EJ932210
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jul
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 37
Development of Translation Materials to Assess International Students' Mental Health Concerns
Chalungsooth, Pornthip; Schneller, Gregory R.
Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, v39 n3 p180-191 Jul 2011
International college students in the United States often face adjustment difficulties; therefore, cultural sensitivity is necessary to help them express their concerns. This article describes the development of translations of international students' common mental health concerns into 7 languages. Suggestions for the use of translated materials with distressed international students are provided.
Descriptors: Translation, Mental Health, College Students, Foreign Students, Cultural Awareness, Student Adjustment, Second Languages, Information Sources, Help Seeking
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