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Henry, Lynette M.; Bryan, Julia; Zalaquett, Carlos P. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2017
School counselors play critical roles in partnerships with faith-based organizations that provide valuable programs for students with economic challenges. This study evaluated the effects of a counselor-led, faith-based, school-family-community partnership on student reading achievement in a high-poverty elementary school. Results indicated…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, School Counselors, Counselor Role, Partnerships in Education
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Shin, Richard Q. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2011
This exploratory study examined the relationships between Africentric values, racial/ethnic identity, neighborhood satisfaction, and academic self-efficacy beliefs among 88 African American elementary school children. Results indicated that Africentric values and neighborhood satisfaction were both predictive of academic self-efficacy beliefs.…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Neighborhoods, Ethnicity, Self Efficacy
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Goodman, Rachael D.; West-Olatunji, Cirecie A. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2010
The authors use traumatic stress theory to develop an ecosystemic understanding of hegemony and systemic barriers to educational success for culturally diverse students. Scholarship on trauma and systemic oppression are applied to students' academic experiences, and recommendations for improving educational outcomes include assessing for and…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Outcomes of Education, Emotional Disturbances, African Americans
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Baggerly, Jennifer; Abugideiri, Salma Elkadi – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2010
This article describes Sunni Muslims' view of death, mourning and burial rituals, and accepted healing practices. Interventions for addressing death with Muslim children, group counseling, play therapy, and community outreach are discussed. A case study of interventions for coping with a preschool Muslim boy's death is provided.
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Preschool Children, Grief, Muslims
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Kim, Bryan S. K.; Green, Jennifer L. Greif; Klein, Eileen F. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2006
The authors discuss the use of storybooks to promote multicultural sensitivity among elementary school children. The increasing diversity in the United States dictates that children are sensitive to cultural differences of individuals from varied backgrounds. Because they are in a formative stage of life, children are an ideal population with…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Cultural Pluralism, Cultural Awareness, Childrens Literature
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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