Crash: Using a Popular Film as an Experiential Learning Activity in a Multicultural Counseling Course

@article{Villalba2008CrashUA,
  title={Crash: Using a Popular Film as an Experiential Learning Activity in a Multicultural Counseling Course},
  author={Jos{\'e} A. Villalba and Rachelle E. Redmond},
  journal={Counselor Education and Supervision},
  year={2008},
  volume={47},
  pages={264-276}
}
Crash (P. Haggis, 2004) depicts the intersection of race, ethnicity, religion, and social class in a culturally and politically charged environment. The result is a film that places the viewer in situations that are void of simple right and wrong solutions. The authors describe an experiential learning activity that is based on using Crash to stimulate student awareness and reflection as a part of their affective development. Reactions from students to the use of Crash as a teaching tool… Expand
Using Popular Film to Teach Multicultural Counseling: A Constructivist Approach
ABSTRACT The use of popular film as an experiential teaching tool in multicultural counselor education has been well documented. However, existing research has been limited. The purpose of this studyExpand
Teaching Racism: Using Experiential Learning to Challenge the Status Quo
Teaching about racism creates challenging issues for educators and students alike. Using experiential learning and a public-access curriculum to teach about racism and social inequality, graduate andExpand
Using Films to Increase Cultural Competence in Working With LGBTQ Clients
There is a dearth of research on effective strategies for teaching counselors-in-training how to work more effectively with LGBTQ clients. Experiential learning activities, such as watching films,Expand
A multicultural personal growth group as a pedagogical strategy with graduate counseling students
The present study investigated a six-week multicultural personal growth group as a pedagogical strategy to support first-year graduate counseling students' (N = 20) levels of ethnic identityExpand
Using Film in Multicultural and Social Justice Faculty Development: Scenes from Crash
TLDR
A faculty development workshop integrating scene excerpts from the Academy Award‐winning movie Crash and active learning methods to encourage faculty participation and generate participant dialogue that helps participants reflect on their own attitudes toward race and diversity and felt better prepared to effectively facilitate classroom discussions on similar issues. Expand
The influence of film and experiential pedagogy on multicultural counseling self-efficacy and multicultural counseling competence
Scholarly discourse has emphasized the need for culturally competent practices. Additionally, multicultural self-efficacy has been found to be critical in working with clients from diverseExpand
Use of Contemporary Film as a Medium for Teaching an Online Death and Grief Course
  • B. Head, Lisa Smith
  • Medicine
  • Journal of social work in end-of-life & palliative care
  • 2016
TLDR
This article describes how film was successfully used as the primary medium to teach a graduate online Social Work course, Death and Grief, and how instructors redesign courses and use contemporary teaching modalities. Expand
Cultivating Multiculturally Competent Counselors Through Movies
Confined by monocultural geographic features or encapsulated life experience, many counselor-training programs or trainees suffer from the lack of a multicultural environment, which could benefitExpand
Enhancing Case Conceptualization Through Film: The Addiction Web
Self-reflection, creativity, and experiential education are effective teaching strategies for counselor educators. Understanding and conceptualizing client cases can feel overwhelming forExpand
Reflections of a Multicultural Counseling Course: A Qualitative Study with Counseling Students and Counselors.
influence over the last decades. The reflections of these influences in the area of counseling have been observed mainly in the provision of counseling services. Providing counseling services toExpand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 18 REFERENCES
Multicultural Counseling Competencies as Tools to Address Oppression and Racism
The Multicultural Counseling Competencies (Arredondo et al., 1996; Sue, Arredondo, & McDavis, 1992) provide developmental and evaluative guidelines for enhancing counselor education and practice. AExpand
Using Film to Increase Counselor Empathic Experiences
The early stages of empathy in counseling—emotional reaction, role-taking, and cognitive suspension—have all been largely ignored in the counselor education/psychological literature. This articleExpand
Using a Popular Film in Counselor Education: Good Will Hunting as a Teaching Tool
The popular film Good Will Hunting, which portrays a counseling relationship, is discussed as an effective tool for facilitating the teaching of counseling theories. This article describes theExpand
Transformative Pedagogy for Democracy and Social Justice
The authors propose a theoretical model of engaged learning for democracy and justice that draws from multicultural education and critical pedagogy, Freireian dialogic education, and Kolb's active,Expand
Using Media To Create Experiential Learning in Multicultural and Diversity Issues.
The authors present a framework for using media to create experiential learning in multicultural and diversity issues based on cognitive-experiential self-theory. They offer several lessons and aExpand
Developing Multicultural Counseling Competencies Through Experiential Learning
Counselor educators are challenged to prepare students for working with culturally diverse clients. The recent attention paid to multicultural counseling competencies has defined domains of learning;Expand
Reimagining Counselor Education With Diversity as a Core Value
To move diversity from the periphery of counselor preparation to its core requires effort beyond the 1 or 2 “special” courses that have been the mainstay of multicultural counselor education (T. E.Expand
Videotapes for Use in Teaching Psychopathology.
Incorporating films in abnormal psychology courses often helps to enliven the class and engage students in the diagnostic process. This summary of films that have been effectively incorporated byExpand
Addressing Privilege and Oppression in Counselor Training and Practice: A Qualitative Analysis
This qualitative study explored how 16 counselors conceptualize and address issues of privilege and oppression in the counseling session as well as how they perceive their training with respect toExpand
An Analysis of Multicultural Education in the United States.
The phrase "multicultural education" is used by a wide variety of educators and researchers in an equally wide variety of ways. In this article, Christine Sleeter and Carl Grant review literature w...
...
1
2
...