What Does It Mean to Be a Culturally-Competent Counselor?

  • Shamshad Ahmed Marywood University
  • Keith B. Wilson The Pennyslvania State University
  • Richard C. Henrikson Jr. Sam Houston State University
  • Janet Windwalker Jones Center of Health and Whole Healing, INC
Keywords: Multicultural competence, Social justice, Diversity, Cross-cultural, Counselors

Abstract

Changing demographics require human service workers to become more multiculturally competent. Using the multicultural counseling competencies as a foundation, the presenters outlined strategies to develop competencies within the awareness, knowledge and skill domains of multicultural competence. The authors propose implications for improving advocacy for multicultural social justice.
Published
2011-04-01
How to Cite
Ahmed, S., Wilson, K. B., Henrikson Jr., R. C., & Jones, J. W. (2011). What Does It Mean to Be a Culturally-Competent Counselor?. Journal for Social Action in Counseling & Psychology, 3(1), 17-28. https://doi.org/10.33043/JSACP.3.1.17-28