ERIC Number: EJ1175428
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Apr
Abstractor: As Provided
African American College Students, the Black Church, and Counseling
Avent Harris, Janeé R.; Wong, Christine D.
Journal of College Counseling, v21 n1 p15-28 Apr 2018
African American undergraduate students face numerous challenges during college; however, they are less likely to seek help from college counseling services. Often, African Americans seek support from spiritual resources. In the current phenomenological study, participants shared in a focus group interview. Overall, participants seemed to value the Black Church as an integral part of their lives and as an influence on their perceptions of counseling and proclivity to seek counseling services.
Descriptors: African American Students, Churches, Undergraduate Students, Counseling Services, Phenomenology, Focus Groups, Interviews, African American Culture, African American Influences
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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