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Elements of a Bilingual School Counselor Training Program for Spanish Speakers
Cheryl B. Sawyer, Judith A. Nelson, Judith A. Marquez, and Laurie Weaver
The goal of this project was to prepare Spanish-speaking bilingual educators in Southeast Texas to become bilingual school counselors by reducing barriers to higher education, providing financial assistance, academic tutorial support, and personal support. This article presents those elements found to be essential in training of bilingual school counselors.