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A Brief Mindfulness Intervention: Effects on Counselor Trainees’ Multicultural Counseling Competence and Ethnocultural Empathy

Abstract Increasing counselor trainees’ self-efficacy for multicultural counseling competence (MCC) is an essential part of their professional development to serve racially and ethnically diverse clients effectively. The present study examined the impact of multicultural training and the effects of a brief mindfulness intervention, compared to a control condition, on counselor trainees’ self-reported ethnocultural empathy and MCC. Data obtained from a sample of masters (n = 63) and doctoral (n = 23) counselor trainees were analyzed through a series of linear multiple hierarchical regression analyses. Consistent with previous research, results revealed that multicultural training significantly predicted scores of self-reported multicultural counselin... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Smith, Bethany (Author) / Spanierman, Lisa B (Advisor) / Tran, Alisia G. T. (Committee member) / Arredondo, Patricia (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Multicultural education / counselor education / counselor trainee / ethnocultural empathy / mindfulness / multicultural counseling competence
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 80 pages
Language English
Note Masters Thesis Counseling 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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