Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision

Document Type



APA 7th edition changes, language, multicultural, culturally inclusive, counselor educator

Subject Area

Counselor Education, Higher Education Counseling


The use of culturally sensitive, bias-free language is a key aspect of research and practice for counselor educators. This article discusses the recent changes to the 7th Edition of the American Psychological Association Publication Manual regarding bias-free language and its impact on counselor education and supervision. In addition, we provide several case study scenarios to assist counselor educators in their work with specific student groups impacted by the 7th edition changes.



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