Interest in the teaching alliance and its associations with multicultural counseling education among a sample of students in the United States

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Using a scenario-based analogue experiment embedded within an online survey, 174 masters-level counseling students located at a university on the Southwest Coast of the United States provided data to test the notion that the teaching alliance—a framework for enhancing the quality of the student-instructor relationship—is (a) important in multicultural counseling course education, and (b) linked to relevant outcomes. Results offer preliminary evidence of pedagogical utility for the alliance model within a multicultural course context.


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Estrada, F., Rigali-Oiler, M. Interest in the Teaching Alliance and its Associations with Multicultural Counseling Education among a Sample of Students in the United States. Int J Adv Counselling 38, 204–217 (2016).