Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development

A scholarly and professional journal publishing articles pertinent to multicultural and ethnic minority interests in all areas of counseling and human development. Coverage includes state-of-the-art multicultural research and reports on the application of

Articles from Vol. 31, No. 1, January

Becoming Racially and Culturally Competent: The Racial-Cultural Counseling Laboratory. (Special Section: Diversity Challenge)
In this article, a component of the Racial-Cultural Counseling Competence model, introduced by R. T. Carter (1995), is described. The Racial-Cultural Counseling Laboratory course is presented to provide readers with an understanding of a cognitive,...
Christian Privilege: Breaking a Sacred Taboo. (Articles)
The author discusses the concept of privilege in terms of the benefits enjoyed by Whites and men (P. McIntosh, 1998). This article presents a new theoretical perspective focusing on religious privilege and includes a list of privileges that are enjoyed...
Critical Issues in Cross-Cultural Counseling Research: Case Example of an Ongoing Project. (Articles)
Cross-cultural counseling practice is characterized by a proliferation of opinions without empirical substantiation. Most research in this area is based on survey or analog studies that do not address practice issues in terms of outcome or actual clinical...
First Annual Diversity Challenge: "How to Survive Teaching Courses on Race and Culture". (Special Section: Diversity Challenge)
The authors discuss the highlights of the 1st annual Diversity Challenge held October 11-12, 2001, at Boston College, Boston, MA. The Challenge's general focus was preparing educators to cope with the resistances encountered when they teach about race...
Interactive Drama: A Method for Experiential Multicultural Training. (Articles)
The authors present interactive drama as a medium to create learning about multicultural and diversity issues on the basis of cognitive-experiential self-theory. Results of exploratory qualitative research suggest 2 interactive dramas had an impact...
Reaction Papers and Journal Writing as Techniques for Assessing Resistance in Multicultural Courses. (Special Section: Diversity Challenge)
Writing reaction papers and journal entries has been a common assignment for multicultural courses (P. E. Priester, 2001). However, few individuals have discussed this technique in the literature in order to provide a model for those developing multicultural...
Talking Circles: A Native American Approach to Experiential Learning. (Articles)
Talking circles, as a unique instructional approach, can be used to stimulate multicultural awareness while fostering respect for individual differences and facilitating group cohesion. A brief history of the talking circle is followed by detailed...
"Talking Race" in the College Classroom: The Role of Social Structures and Social Factors in Race Pedagogy. (Special Section: Diversity Challenge)
This article examines the role of race in the college classroom. Two types of college institutions in which the author has had personal teaching experience are examined. It is argued that educators should tailor a particular pedagogy on the basis of...