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. 2, April

Beyond Knowledge and Awareness: Enhancing Counselor Skills for Work with Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Clients
Whereas multicultural advances in the area of gay, lesbian, and bisexual issues have been made for increased knowledge and awareness, little development has been made regarding counselor skill building. This article outlines a model of training using...
Contributions of Multicultural Counseling to Counselor Competence with Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Clients
This article outlines the contributions of multicultural counseling to 3 areas of counselor competence with lesbian, gay male, and bisexual male and female (LGB) clients: conceptualization of competence, counselor education, and assessment of counselor...
Counselors as Advocates for Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Youth: A Call for Equity and Action
Legal support for advocacy on behalf of gay male, lesbian, and bisexual male and female students was determined in a May 1999 Supreme Court ruling. This ruling, coupled with recent interpretations of the Title IX statute, strengthens the position for...
Introduction to the Special Issue. (Introduction)
I am very pleased to see this special issue of the Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development (JMCD) come to fruition because I believe it is much needed. The focus is a population that seldom has been included in the multicultural counseling...
Lesbian Women of Color: Therapeutic Issues and Challenges
Lesbian women of color may seek professional help to find their way through the challenges of being a triple minority. The authors discuss specific issues faced by African American, Asian American, Latina American, and Native American lesbian women,...
Two Spirit: Counseling Native American Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual People
The cultural world of the Two Spirit, the traditional role of Native individuals believed to possess both male and female spirit, is explored in both "old ways" and current-day experiences. Cultural beliefs and meanings around sexual identity are discussed...