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Figueroa, Chantal; Zheng, Yi; Adams, Joshua – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2020
This mixed-methods study identified the help-seeking attitudes of Guatemalan college students. A random sample of 248 students across 2 universities responded to a cultural adaptation of the Beliefs About Psychological Services (BAPS; AEgisdóttir & Gerstein, 2009) survey. The directors of both universities and a subsample of participants were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Help Seeking, Mental Health
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Yee, Terence; Ceballos, Peggy; Lawless, Alexis – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2020
In this study, the authors examined the relationship between age, gender, self-stigma, and help-seeking attitudes of Chinese Americans and Chinese immigrants, hypothesizing that self-stigma would mediate the relationship between demographic variables (age and gender) and help-seeking attitude. Utilizing a path analysis, the authors found that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Chinese Americans, Social Bias
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Buckley, Tamara R.; Awais, Yasmine J. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2019
Black women are disproportionately affected by HIV. Limited research has examined race and gender as psychological variables of influence. In this National Institute of Mental Health pilot study, the authors used semistructured interviews to explore the heterogeneity of identity within race and gender and possible interactions with sexual risk…
Descriptors: African Americans, Females, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Disproportionate Representation
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Aga Mohd Jaladin, Rafidah – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2017
This study investigated the nature and extent of perceived multicultural counseling competence (MCC) of 508 professional counselors in Malaysia using a national survey approach. Differences in counselors' perceived MCC pertaining to gender, ethnicity, highest education, and multicultural training were examined. Results revealed 5 factors as…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Pluralism, Foreign Countries, Counselor Training
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Baggerly, Jennifer; Tan, Tony Xing; Pichotta, David; Warner, Aisha – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2017
This study examined changes in race, ethnicity, and gender of faculty members in APA- and CACREP-accredited counseling programs over 5 decades based on the year of their degree. Of those faculty members working in accredited programs who graduated in the 1960s/1970s, 26.7% were female, 5.6% were racially diverse, and 1.7% were Latina/o. Of those…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Gender Differences, Counselor Training, Accreditation (Institutions)
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Arora, Prerna G.; Metz, Kristina; Carlson, Cindy I. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2016
This study examined (a) the roles of perceived and personal stigma on attitudes toward professional psychological help seeking and (b) the effects of these constructs across gender in South Asians. Personal stigma and being male was negatively associated with attitudes toward professional psychological help seeking; no difference in the…
Descriptors: Help Seeking, Social Bias, Attitude Measures, Mental Health
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Vera, Elizabeth M.; Moallem, B. Isabel; Vacek, Kimberly R.; Blackmon, Sha'kema; Coyle, Laura D.; Gomez, Kenia L.; Lamp, Kristen; Langrehr, Kimberly J.; Luginbuhl, Paula; Mull, Megan K.; Telander, Kyle J.; Steele, J. Corey – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2012
Gender differences in predicting subjective well-being (SWB) were examined in 168 urban adolescents. School satisfaction predicted life satisfaction for boys; for girls, family satisfaction predicted life satisfaction and neighborhood satisfaction predicted negative affect. Self-esteem predicted positive affect for both genders, but friends…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Life Satisfaction, Adolescents, Gender Differences
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Sullivan, Tia N.; Scott, David A.; Nocks, Elaine C. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2011
Research on implicit prejudice suggests that target person judgments may be affected by unintentional, but well-learned, cognitive associations. Ethnicity, gender, and smiling or nonsmiling expression were varied as cues in White college students' perception tasks. The results of a factorial experiment are included as well as a discussion of the…
Descriptors: Cues, Student Attitudes, White Students, Ethnic Groups
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Castillo, Linda G.; Lopez-Arenas, Araceli; Saldivar, Isaac M. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2010
This study examined the influence of acculturation, enculturation, parental education level, financial concerns, and gender on 106 Mexican American high school students' decisions to apply to college. Results indicated that acculturation and female gender were significant predictors. Implications for interventions with Latino high school students…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Mexican Americans, High School Students, Hispanic American Students
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Vacek, Kimberly R.; Coyle, Laura D.; Vera, Elizabeth M. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2010
This study examined hope, optimism, self-esteem, social support, stress, and indices of subjective well-being (SWB) in 137 low-income, urban, ethnic minority adolescents. Hope, optimism, and self-esteem were significant predictors of SWB indices, but stress predicted only 1 SWB index: negative affect. No moderators of stress and negative affect…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Ethnic Groups, Minority Groups, Low Income Groups
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Castillo, Linda G.; Conoley, Collie W.; King, Jennifer; Rollins, Dahl; Rivera, Saori; Veve, Mia – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2006
This study extends the research on racial prejudice by combining previously identified predictors into 1 study to determine their relative importance in contributing to racial prejudice. Results revealed that White racial identity significantly predicted racial prejudice when demographic variables were controlled. Implications of reducing racial…
Descriptors: Racial Identification, Racial Bias, Predictor Variables, Graduate Students
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Flores, Lisa Y.; Obasi, Ezemenari M. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2005
Effects of mentoring on Mexican American high school students' career aspirations were examined. Results indicated most students had a mentor, and mentors were most helpful through role modeling, verbal encouragement, personal support, and providing career guidance. Gender differences were found on several outcome variables but were not detected…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Mexican Americans, Gender Differences, Career Guidance