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Acknowledging and exploring clients’ racial, ethnic and cultural concerns may help engage them in the counseling process. Yet, many counselors lack the skills and strategies needed to broach these topics with clients. In the July issue of the Journal of Counseling & Development, Norma L. Day-Vines and colleagues review two helpful models of broaching behavior, describe a four-phase process for implementing the models, and present suggested broaching strategies using fictionalized case examples that reflect real-world observations. A crosswalk from the broaching stages to the corresponding Multicultural and Social Justice Counseling Competencies is included.

FEATURED ARTICLE: Volume 99 ■ Number 3 ■ July 2021

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Strategies for Broaching the Subjects of Race, Ethnicity, and Culture
Norma L. Day-Vines, Fallon Cluxton-Keller, Courtney Agorsor, and Sarah Gubara


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Unsupported Causal Inferences in the Professional Counseling Literature Base
A. Corinne Huggins-Manley, Eric A. Wright, M. Kristina DePue, and S. Tyler Oberheim

Effects of Imbalance of Self- and Other-Care on Counselors’ Burnout

Hyeyun Ko and Sang Min Lee

A Metastudy of Journal of Counseling & Development: An Analysis of Publication Characteristics From 2000 to 2019
Billie Anderson, Samantha Barstack, and Bradley T. Erford

Mental Health Care Experiences of Trans Service Members and Veterans: A Mixed-Methods Study
Megan J. Doughty Shaine, Deanna N. Cor, Andrew J. Campbell, and Abbey L. McAlister

The Effects of Job Demands and Resources on School Counselor Burnout: Self-Efficacy as a Mediator 
Gerta Bardhoshi and Byeolbee Um

Cost Borne by the Counselor: Comparing Burnout Between Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Counselors and Non-DBT Counselors 
Craig A. Warlick, Nicole M. Farmer, Bruce B. Frey, Kaylee Vigil, Abigail Armstrong, Thomas S. Krieshok, and Juliet Nelson

Assessment & Diagnosis
Evaluation of Trauma, Forgiveness, and Well-Being Among African Americans
Richard S. Balkin, Samantha M. Mendoza, LaVelle Hendricks, Nephaterria A. Harris, Serena Flores, Carolina Casillas, and Alyssa Wood

Psychometric Synthesis of the Parent-Child Relationship Inventory
Michelle Nagy, Alison Kleppin, Bradley T. Erford, Billie M. Anderson, and Heather L. Smith

Alcohol and Substance Use Symptom Differences Between Classes of Perfectionists
Randall M. Moate, Philip B. Gnilka, and Jessica M. Holm

Theory & Practice
Strategies for Broaching the Subjects of Race, Ethnicity, and Culture
Norma L. Day-Vines, Fallon Cluxton-Keller, Courtney Agorsor, and Sarah Gubara 

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