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Clauss-Ehlers, Caroline S.; Parham, William D. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2016
Dr. Terrence Roberts is our second guest for the Hearing Our Elders series. Dr. Roberts is one of the Little Rock Nine, the first group of African American students to attend Little Rock Central High School in 1957. Interview segments are woven into the article, providing a historical and political context from which to understand the current…
Descriptors: Interviews, African American Students, School Desegregation, Educational History
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Hansen, James T. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2010
Arguably, the defining feature of the counseling profession is an appreciation for human diversity. Early counseling movements emphasized individual diversity, while multiculturalism and social justice highlighted cultural diversity. The author maintains that contemporary psychoanalytic thought can supply a needed intraindividual diversity…
Descriptors: Psychiatry, Counseling, Cultural Pluralism, Social Justice
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Fier, Elizabeth Boyer; Ramsey, MaryLou – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2005
The authors explore the ethical issues and challenges frequently encountered by counselor educators of multicultural course work. Existing ethics codes are examined, and the need for greater specificity with regard to teaching courses of multicultural content is addressed. Options for revising existing codes to better address the challenges of…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Ethics, Counselor Educators, Counselor Training
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Tatman, Anthony W. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 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…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Minority Groups, Acculturation, Hmong People
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Bitter, James Robert; Robertson, Patricia E.; Roig, Grace; Disqueact, J. Graham – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2004
Definitional Ceremonies are used as a forum for integrating members of diverse cultures into multicultural counseling sessions. The authors provide a philosophical foundation, implementation process, and excerpts from a typescript of a recent definitional ceremony involving a women and her mother, both recently in the United States from Panama.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Pluralism, Family Counseling, Counseling Techniques
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Vandiver, Beverly J. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2001
Presents an overview of W. E. Cross's original (1971) and revised (1991) nigrescence theory in the context of developing a scale to measure the revised model. Also highlighted is the purpose of the other articles in this special issue of the "Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development." (Contains 28 references and 1 table.) (GCP)
Descriptors: Models, Racial Identification, Self Concept, Theory Practice Relationship
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Worrell, Frank C.; Cross, William E., Jr.; Vandiver, Beverly J. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2001
Raises a number of critical questions for scale development and theorizing in the field of Black racial identity. In particular, the authors suggest that research on Black racial identity would benefit from longitudinal studies and the examination of the existence of overarching racial identity constructs. (Contains 35 references, 1 table, and an…
Descriptors: Blacks, Models, Racial Identification, Research Needs
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Constantine, Madonna G. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 1999
States that because of the importance of spiritual and religious issues in the lives of many racial and ethnic minorities, this issue highlights salient considerations and themes when counseling such populations. Recommends that understanding these spiritual and religious issues may allow counselors to help identify a broader range of available…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Counseling Effectiveness, Counselor Training, Cultural Awareness
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Davidson, Jeanette R. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 1992
Directs attention to a number of theories about African-American-white interracial marriage found in the literature of the social sciences. Notes that theories suggest that couples who marry interracially generally have ulterior motives for doing so. Soundness of these theories is refuted, and suggestions are presented for clinicians working with…
Descriptors: Bias, Cultural Differences, Intermarriage, Negative Attitudes
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Okocha, Aneneosa A. G. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 1994
Examines important factors that impede ethnic minorities' career development. Discusses relevant and practical career intervention strategies for persons of color to increase their active and meaningful participation in the national work force 2000. Culturally appropriate career intervention strategies for fostering career development in this…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Development, Counseling Techniques, Counselor Role
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Evans, Kathy M.; Herr, Edwin L. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 1991
Combined effects of racism and sexism in the workplace subject African-American woman to more discrimination than either Black men or White women. Examines racism and sexism in employment practices and in the career development and aspirations of African-American women. Identifies coping system of African-American women who avoid career fields in…
Descriptors: Blacks, Career Development, Employed Women, Occupational Aspiration
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Harper, Frederick D. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 1994
Proposes new term, Afrinesians, to describe persons of African descent who reside in North America, South America, Central America, and the Caribbean and who primarily have mixed ethnic backgrounds--African plus Indian and/or Caucasian. Contends that healthy ethnic identity must encompass acceptance of one's whole ethnic heritage and eventual…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Labeling (of Persons), Racial Identification
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Hayes, Richard L.; Lin, Heng-Rue – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 1994
Notes that increasing numbers of international students are coming to America to pursue their education, causing new challenges for college counselors to be more culturally sensitive to the unique experience of these students in developing satisfying social relationships. Looks at social loss, patterns of social response, strategies for coping…
Descriptors: College Students, Counselor Role, Cultural Awareness, Foreign Students
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Midgette, Thomas E.; Glenn, Eddie – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 1993
Encourages African-American male academies to promote the positive academic and holistic development of what is referred to as an endangered segment of society--the young African-American male. Asserts there is a need for African-American male academies and lists 10 depressing statistics about the young African-American man that support this…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Blacks
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McCormick, Theresa E. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 1990
Focuses on equity issues pertaining to women, their career development, and interface between counselors and teachers in addressing these issues. Points out the inconsistency between the ideal of equity and actual practice based on differences between male and female achievement. Offers suggestions to teachers and counselors for initiating and…
Descriptors: Achievement, Career Counseling, Career Development, Computer Literacy
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