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Definitional Ceremonies: Integrating Community into Multicultural Counseling Sessions
Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development
  • James R. Bitter, East Tennessee State Univerity
  • P. E. Robertson
  • J. Graham Disque, East Tennessee State Univerity
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-2004
Description

Definitional Ceremonies are used as a forum for integrating members of diverse cultures into multicultural counseling sessions. The authors provide a philosophical foundation, implementation process, and excerpts from a typescript of a recent definitional ceremony involving a women and her mother, both recently in the United States from Panama.

Citation Information
James R. Bitter, P. E. Robertson and J. Graham Disque. "Definitional Ceremonies: Integrating Community into Multicultural Counseling Sessions" Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development Vol. 32 (2004) p. 272 - 282 ISSN: 2161-1912
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/j-graham-disque/30/