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This study evaluated the impact of service-learning infused courses on multicultural competence and social justice advocacy skills among counseling students. The project, in which students acted as job-coaches for refugee families, was integrated into a first year and second year counseling course. Results indicated an increase in multicultural knowledge and advocacy skills, with greater changes reported among first year students. Implications for counselor training including placement of service-learning projects within the counseling curriculum are discussed.


The published title is "Evaluation of Service-Learning-Infused Courses with Refugee Families".

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This is an author-produced, peer-reviewed version of this article. The final, definitive version of this document can be found online at Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, published by Wiley on behalf of the American Counseling Association. Copyright restrictions may apply. doi: 10.1002/jmcd.12041