This study is the first systematic examination of how school counselor multicultural counseling competence (MCC) is addressed in state licensure examinations of school counselors. Results offer preliminary support to the notion that state licensure examinations indeed address some important aspects of MCC as identified by Holcomb-McCoy (2004). Yet considerable variability exists across examinations in the percentage of content devoted to these commonly addressed areas. Quantitative content analysis shows there are several important aspects of school counselor MCC are not being tested in state examinations. Discussions and implications are provided.
Shi, Q., & Carey, J. (2021). School Counselor Multicultural Counseling Competence Assessed by State School Counselor Licensure Examinations. Journal of School-Based Counseling Policy and Evaluation, 3(2), 79-90. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.25774/p54c-j855