international immersion, study abroad, cultural competence, international counseling
Cultural immersion experiences can have a lifelong impact on counseling students’ development and identity. The authors describe the connection between cultural immersion experiences and multicultural competence. The authors also offer their professional experiences with international cultural immersion, provide a framework for counselor educators to create these experiences for counseling students, and include practical examples of how to intentionally structure each component of the trip to enhance student growth and development.
Lorelle, S., Atkins, K., & Michel, R. (2021). Enhancing Social Justice and Multicultural Counseling Competence through Cultural Immersion: A Guide for Faculty. Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision, 14(1). Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.sacredheart.edu/jcps/vol14/iss1/4
Adult and Continuing Education Commons, Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education Commons, Counselor Education Commons, Educational Methods Commons, International and Comparative Education Commons