Spanish-Speaking Immigrant Parents and Their Children: Reflections on the Path to College

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
L. DiAnne Borders, Burlington Industries Excellence Professor (Creator)
Laura McLaughlin Gonzalez, Associate Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: Immigrant parents in a new cultural setting may experience both structural and individual barriers, which complicate the process of helping their children plan for college. Focus group interviews were conducted with 15 Spanish-speaking immigrant parents to highlight their perceptions and experiences. Critical humanism frames a counseling response to these concerns.

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Journal of Humanistic Counseling
Language: English
Date: 2015
Immigrant parents, Supports, Barriers, Education

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