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Counseling International Students: Clients from Around the World
     

Counseling International Students: Clients from Around the World

by Nancy Arthur
 
For 15 years Arthur counseled and taught international students at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, Calgary, Alberta; for the past seven years she has been a counselor educator at the U. of Calgary, where she continues to interact with international students through instructional and research roles. Her text introduces counselors and other mental health

Overview

For 15 years Arthur counseled and taught international students at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, Calgary, Alberta; for the past seven years she has been a counselor educator at the U. of Calgary, where she continues to interact with international students through instructional and research roles. Her text introduces counselors and other mental health professionals to the issues faced by international students during the transition to living and learning in another country, and addresses the role of counseling in providing support services to international learners. The text includes seven case examples and provides practical suggestions for counseling international students. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781461347200
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
12/31/2012
Series:
International and Cultural Psychology Series
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2004
Pages:
149
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.01(d)

Meet the Author

Nancy Arthur, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Division of Applied Psychology, Faculty of Education, at the University of Calgary. In her role as a counselor educator, Nancy instructs courses on theories of career development, career counseling, and cultural influences on professional practices. She is particularly interested in how models and processes of counseling can be adapted to support culturally diverse populations.

Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Calgary, Dr. Arthur gained 15 years of experience counseling international students as a counselor at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology. There she worked with diverse groups of adult learners through career and personal counseling, and the delivering psycho-educational workshops to students and faculty.

With 20 years of experience in post-secondary education and career development, Dr. Arthur is particularly interested in helping people manage cross-cultural transitions. This includes consulting with organizations, training staff to develop competencies for working with culturally diverse clients, developing training and educational materials, and helping organizations design and implement internationalization strategies.

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