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Educational Psychology

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Loyola University Chicago

2017

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An Examination Of Multicultural Competence And Racial Colorblindness Among School Psychologists, Sandy D. Flores Jan 2017

An Examination Of Multicultural Competence And Racial Colorblindness Among School Psychologists, Sandy D. Flores

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The field of school psychology has developed a strong commitment to culturally competent practice. However, there is a lack of literature examining multicultural competence among school psychologists. The present study sought to address this need using a two-pronged approach. First, the study expanded the research base for a self-report multicultural competence scale by administering the measure to a sample of practicing school psychologists. Second, the study investigated the relationship between racial colorblindness and self-perceived multicultural competence among school psychologists by administering an additional racial colorblindness measure. Given that similar fields have identified the negative impact of racial colorblindness on multicultural ...