An experimental investigation of white counselors broaching race and racism

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L. DiAnne Borders, Burlington Industries Excellence Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: Broaching involves actively addressing culture and power in session, a counseling skill that is underused despite its promising track record. In an experimental analogue design, the authors studied potential clients’ evaluation of an initial broaching statement. Results provide evidence of the therapeutic benefits of broaching, preference for broaching that addresses the counseling relationship, and the role of positionality in evaluating counselors’ cultural responsiveness. Implications for broaching with minoritized clients are discussed.

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Journal of Counseling & Development, 97(4), 341-351
Language: English
Date: 2019
broaching, race, racism, minoritized clients, multicultural counseling skills

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