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MacLeod, Bailey P. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2013
Social justice is considered the 5th force in counseling and has largely been aimed toward advocating for oppressed individuals and groups by creating change in the societal structures that maintain oppression. However, there is a lack of information for counselors who work with clients who oppress others. This article addresses assessment,…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Counseling Techniques, Ethics, Whites
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Yeh, Christine J.; Borrero, Noah E.; Tito, Patsy – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2013
This study investigated family intergenerational conflict and collective self-esteem as predictors of depression in a sample of 128 Samoan middle and high school students. Simultaneous regression analyses revealed that each independent variable significantly contributed to an overall model that accounted for 13% of the variance in depression.…
Descriptors: Samoan Americans, Depression (Psychology), Self Esteem, Predictor Variables
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Rust, Jonathan P.; Jackson, Margo A.; Ponterotto, Joseph G.; Blumberg, Fran C. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2011
Biculturalism was examined as a factor that may positively affect the academic achievement of African American high school students, beyond cultural identity and self-esteem. Hierarchical regression analyses determined that cultural identity and academic self-esteem were important factors for academic achievement, but not biculturalism.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Biculturalism, High School Students, African 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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Torres, Lucas; Rollock, David – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2009
Among 96 Latino adults, active coping accounted for variance in global self-esteem beyond that of biculturalism and sociodemographic indicators. The findings highlight the importance of accounting for the way Latino adults approach negotiating multiple cultural contexts. Extending acculturation research to integrate competence-based formulations…
Descriptors: Coping, Biculturalism, Hispanic Americans, Spanish Speaking
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Omizo, Michael M.; Kim, Bryan S. K.; Abel, Nicholas R. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2008
The authors examined the extent to which Asian American adolescents who were living in Hawaii adhered to Asian and European American cultural values in relation to mental health variables including collective self-esteem (membership, private, public, importance to identity), cognitive flexibility, general self-efficacy, and attitudes toward…
Descriptors: Help Seeking, Self Efficacy, Adolescents, Values
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Mahalik, James R.; Pierre, Martin R.; Wan, Samuel S. C. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2006
Data presented for 124 young adult Black men indicate that self-esteem was positively related to participants' Internalization racial identity attitudes, and negatively related to conformity to traditional masculine norms in the dominant culture in the United States. Psychological distress was positively related to Pre-Encounter and…
Descriptors: Social Behavior, Psychology, Young Adults, Norms
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Worrell, Frank C.; Cross, William E., Jr. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2004
This article describes a study that examined the reliability and validity of scores on the Big Five Inventory (BFI; O. P. John, E. M. Donahue, & R. L. Kentle, 1991) in a sample of 336 African American college students. Results from the study indicated moderate reliability and structural validity for BFI scores. Additionally, BFI subscales had few…
Descriptors: Test Validity, African American Students, College Students, Social Desirability
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Utsey, Shawn O.; McCarthy, Eileen; Eubanks, Robin; Adrian, Genaro – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2002
This study examined causal relationships between anxiety, racism, and self-esteem in a sample of White graduate and undergraduate students (N=169). Results indicated that level of anxiety had a direct effect on anti-Black attitudes, which, in turn, had a direct effect on self-esteem. Implications for counseling interventions aimed at preventing…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Blacks, Causal Models, College Students
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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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Holloman, Lillian O. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 1989
Examined relationship between self-esteem and selected clothing attitudes among Black adults (N=80). Results revealed that both men and women showed positive correlations between self-esteem and clothing attitude statements on aesthetics and practicality. For males, there was negative correlation between self-esteem and attitudes on attracting…
Descriptors: Adults, Aesthetic Values, Attitudes, Blacks
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Hoffman, Pamela Hayling; Hale-Benson, Janice – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 1987
Tried to determine whether the self-esteem of black women who worked outside the home was higher than that of black women who were homemakers exclusively. Investigated the population of black college-educated wives of professional men and found that those who worked outside the home had higher self-esteem than those who remained at home.…
Descriptors: Blacks, Employed Women, Females, Homemakers
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Sanders, Danielle – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 1987
Consolidates literature in which the clash of values confronted by American Indian students in predominantly white classrooms has been examined, describes how that conflict contributes to the development of a negative self image and examines how the failure to achieve academically is a function of this negative self concept. (Author/ABB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Failure, American Indian Education, American Indians
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Omizo, Michael M.; Omizo, Sharon A.; Kitaoka, Sean K. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 1998
Investigates the efficacy of guided affective and cognitive imagery in enhancing self-esteem among children of Hawaiian ancestry. Children (N=60) who participated in 10 weekly group sessions had significantly higher post-test scores on two self-esteem measures when compared to the control group. (EMK)
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Cultural Awareness, Hawaiians, Intermediate Grades
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Woodard, Samuel L. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 1995
The author worked with 10 students at an inner-city elementary school. This case study illuminates the interplay between theory, practice, and values by describing effective techniques of intervention in a situation that reflects social pathology. Traditional African values are incorporated in counseling interventions with disruptive male…
Descriptors: Afrocentrism, Antisocial Behavior, Behavior Problems, Blacks
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