Moore, J. L., Henfield, M. S., & Owens, D. (2008). African American Males in Special Education Their Attitudes and Perceptions Toward High School Counselors and School Counseling Services. American Behavioral Scientist,51(7), 907-927.
Drawing on a larger study, this article is based on the findings of individual interviews and biographical questionnaires conducted with 10 African American males in special education. These students attended two low-performing, urban high schools located in the midwestern part of the United States. Using critical race theory as thetheoretical framework, this article focuses on these students’ perceptions of school counselors and their attitudes toward school counseling services. Implications, based on the findings, are given to school counselors.
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