The affective process of multicultural competency development was studied through an examination of the experiences of nine doctoral-level counseling students using consensual qualitative research. The findings determined that the main contributing factors to a change in thoughts and feelings toward culturally different persons were experiential activities and narrative reading materials that evoked internal emotional responses and led to increased self-awareness, consciousness of others, and increased cultural sensitivity. According to these findings, recommendations to enhance online and traditional classroom teaching strategies were provided in addition to suggestions for future research.The outcome of this research may positively contribute to the design of multicultural counseling curricula within online, CACREP- accredited, doctoral level counseling programs. The Consensual Qualitative Research methodology will be usedanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Affective Process of Multicultural Competency Development: An Exploratory Study|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2009|