Definitional Ceremonies: Integrating Community into Multicultural Counseling Sessions
Definitional Ceremonies are used as a forum for integrating members of diverse cultures into multicultural counseling sessions. The authors provide a philosophical foundation, implementation process, and excerpts from a typescript of a recent definitional ceremony involving a women and her mother, both recently in the United States from Panama.
Bitter, James R.; Robertson, P. E.; and Disque, J. Graham. 2004. Definitional Ceremonies: Integrating Community into Multicultural Counseling Sessions. Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development. Vol.32 272-282. ISSN: 2161-1912