Document Type

Dissertation

Publication Date

Fall 8-11-1967

Abstract

This report presents a proposal for developmental group counseling of Negro undergraduate students within a Human Relations Program and the recognition of Human Relations goals as a counseling function. Differential developmental needs of minority students are explored. The manifestations of alienation and isolation within this segment of the student population are delineated. The objectives of Human Relations programs within the personnel field and research recommendations are discussed. The proposed group counseling of minority students, as part of the innovation of Human Relations as a counseling function, offers a broadened counseling perspective; recognizing the impact of culture upon personality development and offers an opportunity to apply counseling methods and techniques in effecting planned social change. It is recommended that these students be involved in counseling to maximize their development during their university experience.

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