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ERIC Number: EJ952167
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jun
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1096-2409
Use of Group Counseling to Address Ethnic Identity Development: Application with Adolescents of Mexican Descent
Malott, Krista M.; Paone, Tina R.; Humphreys, Kourtney; Martinez, Triana
Professional School Counseling, v13 n5 p257-267 Jun 2010
This article provides qualitative outcomes from a group counseling intervention whose goal was to facilitate the ethnic identity development of Mexican-origin youth. Outcomes revealed that participants perceived group participation as meaningful. Themes that emerged from the data included the importance of the relationship to engender change, growth in several aspects of ethnic identity (knowledge of culture, traits, and ethnic pride), and increased relational skills.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A