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Creative Interventions to Facilitate Appalachian Career Choices
Kathryn A. Russ
Career counselors rarely consider Appalachian culture when designing interventions, yet these values should be taken into consideration in many areas of the country other than the original Appalachia. Appalachians, both Black and White, migrated into Midwestern urban areas after World War II and still form large subcultures in such cities as Detroit and Cincinnati, as well as being scattered throughout the country (Berry, 2000; Wilson, 1983).