VISTAS Multicultural Issues in Counseling

VISTAS Online is an innovative publication produced for ACA by Dr. Garry R. Walz and Dr. Jeanne C. Bleuer of Counseling Outfitters, LLC. Its purpose is to provide a means of capturing the ideas, information and experiences generated by the annual ACA Conference and selected ACA Division Conferences. Papers on a program or practice that has been validated through research or experience may also be submitted. This digital collection of peer-reviewed articles is authored by counselors, for counselors. VISTAS Online contains the full text of over 900 proprietary counseling articles published from 2004 to 2017.



Counseling Asian-American Indians from India - Implications for Training Multicultural Counselors

Kananur V. Chandras, Sunil V. Chandras, and David A. DeLambo

2013

Studies continue to reveal that Asian-Americans from India are being ignored and treated differently in American society. There is a widespread belief that Asian-American Indians are a model minority who are not in need of any special consideration and that they underuse or terminate counseling prematurely. This paper deals with socio-cultural differences and the implications for training multicultural counselors to counsel Asian-Americans from India.

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