Person-centered educational practices in an urban alternative high school: the Black male perspective

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Carrie A. Wachter Morris, Associate Professor & School Counseling Coordinator (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: This study used phenomenology/consensual qualitative research to investigate the experiences of six Black male students in an urban alternative high school that focused on person-centered and culturally relevant educational practices. Findings reveal the importance of student and staff relationships, the development of student self-awareness, and culturally sensitive pedagogy. Results add to the support of person-centered educational practices paired with culturally relevant curriculum in the education of impoverished Black male youth. Implications for counselors are discussed.

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Person-Centered & Experiential Psychotherapies
Language: English
Date: 2016
Learner-centered education, person-centered education, black youth, alternative education, culturally-relevant pedagogy, consensual qualitative research

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