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2015

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Edward Cannon

LGBT

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Addressing Heterosexist Privilege During Orientation: One Program's Experience, Edward Cannon, Marsha Wiggins, Shruti Poulsen, Diane Estrada Oct 2015

Addressing Heterosexist Privilege During Orientation: One Program's Experience, Edward Cannon, Marsha Wiggins, Shruti Poulsen, Diane Estrada

Edward Cannon

New counseling students often have strong reactions when confronted with the concept of heterosexist privilege, and when expected to address issues of multiculturalism and diversity, personally and professionally. In this program evaluation article, the authors describe a model of new student orientation that focuses on inviting master's-level counseling students to embrace difference, especially regarding sexual orientation and gender identity/expression. Aggregate data regarding students’ evaluation of the program are included.