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Roysircar, Gargi; Pignatiello, Vincent – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2011
A multicultural-ecological (M-Eco) method assesses multiple levels of a client's presentation, such as individual, micro-, meso-, exo-, macro-, and chronosystems. An M-Eco method is a culturally sensitive practice of Bronfenbrenner's (1995) ecological perspective that focuses on behavior's contextual and interactional nature and an individual's…
Descriptors: Indians, Immigrants, Females, Cultural Awareness
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Smith, Megan L.; Roysircar, Gargi – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2010
Interviews with 5 African American male past presidents of the Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development provided insights into minority leadership. Among observed themes, a communal worldview permeated actions, historical events affected development, personal traits and external resources promoted resilience, and skin color…
Descriptors: Minority Groups, Presidents, Males, Counseling
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Roysircar, Gargi – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2009
The author discusses the adherence of culturally sensitive treatment (CST) to evidence-based practice. CST is distinguished from empirically supported treatment. Therapists are advancing CST by designing and evaluating interventions and evolving their understanding of what makes CST work. (Contains 2 tables.)
Descriptors: Mental Health, Counseling Techniques, Cultural Relevance, Ethnic Diversity
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Frey, Lisa L.; Roysircar, Gargi – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2006
Relationships of perceived prejudice and acculturation with frequency of help resource utilization were examined for South Asian and East Asian international students (N = 110). All predictors, including interactions, were significant but showed different relationships for the 2 groups. The mean frequency of help resource utilization was…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Foreign Students, Racial Bias, Foreign Student Advisers
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Roysircar, Gargi; Gard, Gregory; Hubbell, Robert; Ortega, Marilyn – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2005
This study reports the development of trainee multicultural awareness through a content analysis of reflections on mentoring English as a second language students. Identified themes show relationships with the Multicultural Counseling Inventory (G. R. Sodowsky, 1996) and White Racial Identity Attitudes Scale (J. E. Helms, 1990). Results suggest…
Descriptors: Mentors, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Cultural Awareness
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Kuo, Ben C. H.; Roysircar, Gargi – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2004
In a sample of 506 Chinese adolescents living in Canada from 3 cohort groups, age at the time of arrival in Canada, length of stay in Canada, socioeconomic status, and English reading ability predicted acculturation. The results of the study discussed in this article showed English reading ability and socioeconomic status predicted acculturative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Acculturation, Social Class, Socioeconomic Status
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Roysircar, Gargi – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2004
This article examines the history of a Bosnian survivor of war living in the U.S. using the extended case method. Clinical issues related to acculturative stress, posttraumatic stress disorder, and identity are analyzed. Suggested treatment includes existential therapy and its cognitive--behavioral applications, didactic education on trauma,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Counseling Techniques, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder