Discussion Questions


Discussion Questions (Critical Incident p. 262)

  1. What are at least three significant factors that affect the achievement of culturally diverse students in schools? Discuss the impacts of these factors on overall student development and wellness.
  2. What is the difference between equality and equity? Why may some people disagree with an “equity” perspective in school counseling?
  3. What does taking a social justice approach to counseling mean to you? What are some possible challenges to using a social justice-based approach in schools?
  4. List skills that you need to be an effective, culturally competent school counselor. Are these skills that you have mastered, need to improve, or do not possess?
  5. Discuss your strengths and your needs for improvement in multicultural school counseling.