Document Type

Article

Language

eng

Format of Original

5 p.

Publication Date

8-2005

Publisher

American Psychological Association

Source Publication

Professional Psychology: Research and Practice

Source ISSN

0735-7028

Abstract

Multicultural training at internship sites is a critical component in the preparation of doctoral-level psychologists, so the quality of this training is of the utmost importance. In the following study, the authors examine multicultural training from the perspective of predoctoral interns and training directors at counseling center sites that offer a major or minor rotation in multicultural therapy. Results suggest that perspectives vary between interns and training directors and that there is a great difference in the type of criteria used by each site as evidence of a major or minor rotation. The need for more standardized criteria to define major and minor rotations and suggestions for the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers, internship training directors, and prospective interns are discussed.

Comments

Accepted version. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, Vol. 36, No. 4 (August 2005): 446-450. DOI. This article may not exactly replicate the final version published in the APA journal. It is not the copy of record.

Lisa M. Edwards was affiliated with the University of Notre Dame at time of publication.

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