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Bashir, Huma A.; Tang, Mei – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2018
This qualitative study explores the experiences of 3 generations of Pakistani Americans with an aim to understand the contributing factors to their cultural identity and the meaning of their experiences. The sample consists of 1st-, 1.5-, and 2nd-generation Pakistani Americans. Data were collected via semistructured interviews and a focus group…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Cultural Influences, Identification (Psychology), Religion
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Alamilla, Saul G.; Kim, Bryan S. K.; Walker, Tamisha; Sisson, Frederick Riley – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2017
This study examined the potential moderating influences of behavioral and values acculturation and enculturation in a sample of 113 Asian Americans. Findings from regression analyses revealed that acculturation to European American cultural values, alone and in interaction with perceived racism, was related to less psychological symptoms, whereas…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Acculturation, Regression (Statistics), Cultural Influences
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Choi, Gahee; Mallinckrodt, Brent; Richardson, John D. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2015
Undergraduates (N = 135) evaluated 1 of 4 simulated 1st counseling sessions. Two international counselors (Canadian and Korean) alternated between making or not making broaching statements about their language and cultural differences. Significant main effects for counselor nationality and interaction effects between counselor nationality and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Counselors, Self Disclosure (Individuals)
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Li, Ming-hui; Eschenauer, Robert; Yang, Yan – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2013
This study explores factors that influence problem-solving coping style across cultures. There was no significant difference in applying problem solving across U.S., Taiwanese, and Chinese samples. The effective predictors of problem solving in the U.S. and Chinese samples were self-efficacy and trait resilience, respectively. In the Taiwanese…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Problem Solving, Resilience (Psychology), Predictor Variables
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Nilsson, Johanna E.; Barazanji, Danah M.; Heintzelman, Ashley; Siddiqi, Mubeena; Shilla, Yasmine – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2012
Somali women were interviewed regarding their children's adjustment. Qualitative analysis revealed 5 themes: cultural comparisons, concerns about children, parents' loss of disciplinary authority, available support, and the future. The women discussed changes in their children, such as loss of respect and threats to use law enforcement against…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Females, Refugees, Law Enforcement
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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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McDonald, K. Elizabeth – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2011
This study explored differences in wellness scores between a transcultural sample and the normative sample of the Five Factor Wellness Inventory (5F-Wel; Myers & Sweeney, 2005c). Differences between the two groups were found on all scales of the 5F-Wel, with transculturals scoring higher than the normative sample. Implications for…
Descriptors: Wellness, Counseling Techniques, Cultural Differences, Comparative Analysis
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Tomlinson-Clarke, Saundra M.; Clarke, Darren – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2010
An immersion training model is described that incorporates culturally focused community-centered service in South Africa as an experiential learning approach. Recommendations for developing international cultural immersion training with a goal of developing cultural competencies are suggested.
Descriptors: Service Learning, Foreign Countries, Models, Counselor Training
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Caldwell, Leon D.; Tarver, Dolores D.; Iwamoto, Derek K.; Herzberg, Sarah E.; Cerda-Lizarraga, Patricia; Mack, Tabethah – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2008
In this qualitative study, the authors explored definitions of multicultural competence given by 99 frontline human service providers. The providers had no formal training in counseling but served in a helping role. Seven thematic definitions emerged: color blindness, client focused, acknowledgment of cultural differences, textbook consistent,…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Cross Cultural Training, Qualitative Research, Cultural Awareness
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Xie, Dong; Leong, Frederick T. L. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2008
This study investigated the cross-cultural differences on state, trait, and social anxiety between Chinese and Caucasian American university students. Chinese students reported higher levels of social anxiety than did Caucasian American students. Correlations between trait and state anxiety were compared in light of the trait model of…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Anxiety, Cross Cultural Studies, Anglo Americans
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Popadiuk, Natalee E. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2008
Five female international students studying at a western Canadian university were interviewed about their experiences of being in a difficult intimate heterosexual relationship. An in-depth interpretive analysis revealed that, according to the participants, these relational struggles influenced their adjustment to the host culture. Implications…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Intimacy, Foreign Countries, Sexuality
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Goh, Michael; Wahl, Kay Herting; McDonald, Julie Koch; Brissett, Annette A.; Yoon, Eunju – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2007
School counselors are poised to play a significant role within comprehensive school counseling programs in addressing the needs of immigrant children in schools. The authors describe how school counselors can have a positive impact on the adjustment of immigrant students by building cross-cultural bridges through the use of cross-cultural…
Descriptors: School Counselors, Immigrants, School Counseling, Counselor Role
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Diemer, Matthew A. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2007
Negotiating 2 worlds, a predominantly White opportunity structure and one's community of origin, often produces distress among persons of color. In this qualitative study, the author examines the perspectives and competencies of African American men who negotiate 2 worlds and suggests that bicultural competence may facilitate participation in the…
Descriptors: Males, African Americans, Whites, Racial Factors
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Cokley, Kevin; Helm, Katherine – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2007
This study investigated how predictive the Cross Racial Identity Scale (CRIS; B. J. Vandiver, W. E. Cross, F. C. Worrell, & P. Fhagen-Smith, 2002), a measure of Black racial identity, was of African American cultural practices, beliefs, and attitudes (i.e., enculturation) as measured by the African American Acculturation Scale-33 (H. Landrine & E.…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), African American Culture, Racial Identification, Ethnicity
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Wihak, Christine; Merali, Noorfarah – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2007
Eight non-Native counselors who temporarily relocated to the Native Canadian community of Nunavut were interviewed upon their return about experiences working with Inuit clients that challenged their professional training. Analysis of the counselors' narratives suggested that they used a social constructivism approach to manage confidentiality,…
Descriptors: Counselors, Ethics, Counselor Client Relationship, Canada Natives
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