Assisting diverse female rape victims: A multi-cultural model for school counselors

Janet Hicks, Charles Crews

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Abstract

Sexual assault is a prevalent form of violence perpetrated against young girls. Despite the widespread nature of this crime, very little information is available regarding specific multicultural considerations let alone specific information enabling school counselors to assist these young women. To be effective, it is necessary for multi-culturally competent school counselors to become knowledgeable of the social and cultural considerations in working with young girls affected by rape. This article discusses implications of helping these young women including efforts to identify more effective helping and coping methods with regard to culture.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)20-26
JournalNew York State Counseling Journal
StatePublished - Apr 2010

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