L. Marinn Pierce is now at the Department of Counselor Education and Rehabilitation, California State University.
An Ever-Changing Meaning: A Career Constructivist Application to Working With African Refugees
Article first published online: 11 APR 2012
© 2012 by the American Counseling Association. All rights reserved.
The Journal of Humanistic Counseling
Volume 51, Issue 1, pages 114–127, April 2012
How to Cite
PIERCE, L. M. and GIBBONS, M. M. (2012), An Ever-Changing Meaning: A Career Constructivist Application to Working With African Refugees. Jrnl Humanistic Counseling, 51: 114–127. doi: 10.1002/j.2161-1939.2012.00009.x
- Issue published online: 11 APR 2012
- Article first published online: 11 APR 2012
- Received 06/25/09; Revised 08/24/10; Accepted 01/18/11
Refugees are expected to determine how to integrate past experiences into their lives in a new culture. Constructivist approaches to counseling allow refugees opportunities to determine how to integrate these experiences into their future career choices. Refugee experiences throughout the resettlement process and a constructivist career counseling approach following resettlement are reviewed.