ERIC Number: EJ699219
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Oct-1
Hmong History, Culture, and Acculturation: Implications for Counseling the Hmong
Tatman, Anthony W.
Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, v32 n4 p222 Oct 2004
The Hmong in the U.S., a refugee population from Southeast Asia, brought a rich culture with them. To maximize therapeutic success with Hmong clients, counselors must acknowledge and understand Hmong history, culture, and acculturation and the value placed on family and community. This article provides background information and suggestions for counselors working with Hmong clients.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Minority Groups, Acculturation, Hmong People, Cultural Awareness, Counseling Techniques, Refugees, Cultural Background, Counselor Client Relationship
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Asia; United States