Next, we will be looking at case studies of Asian American college students and their outlook on mental health. Han and Pong (2015) looked at a previously published literature to draw conclusion on whether cultural factors like stigma, acculturation, and preference for racially/ethnically concordant counselors influences the Asian American community college students’ help-seeking behaviors. The controlled variable in the experiment was participants’ self-identified generation and subethnicity and the dependent variable was their mental health-help-seeking behavior. The research design was quantitative cross-section survey, with a survey pool of 76 students total but ten did not fit the inclusion conditions. Three classes from the community college were selected, where 50% of the participants were female and the majority subethnicities are Vietnamese, Filipino, and Chinese.
They found that 65.2% of the Asian American students at the community college (among those that they surveyed) are willing to seek help, while those who are not willing to seek…show more content… Personal stigma is when the person is perceiving the stigma, whereas societal stigma is the outside force shaming these people for having mental illnesses. Not only are these negative stereotypes impeding the Asian American community from growing into a healthy, supportive community, but leads to exacerbating the people’s illnesses because they are not seeking for help to avoid shame and stigma. Additionally, culture norms between the two hemispheres must be expressed in the caring, because by ignoring these differences, it will only worsen the problems on how to property treat mentally ill patients. It is not just the patients that the providers have to care for, but the patients’ families as well. By helping their families understand the diagnoses, treatments, the treatment process, etc. it will help with the patients’ recovery
Asian Americans, one of the fastest growing populations today, are believed to have successfully overcome discrimination and achieve the American dream. However, this concoction has led to the cultural expectation that Asian Americans are more economically, academically, and socially successful than other minorities--aka, the model minority stereotype. The problems of the Asian American community are seldomly glossed over by living under the image of perfection. In recent discussions of the model…
Chinese and European American Adolescents shows that Chinese immigrants is the largest part of the total Asian immigrants. “On average, more than 220,000 Asian immigrants were admitted every year, accounting for 35% of total immigrants to the United Stated. Chinese immigrants represent one of the largest sub-groups, constituting about 23.5% of all Asian Americans” (qto, Qin 1). As the immigration population became larger and larger the number of Chinese international students also has been growing…
paper analyzes the case study at Lincoln Valley Community College (LVCC), an institution where education is considered the top priority of a diverse student population. The institution offers a comprehensive academic environment to approximately 20,000 students. Its student population consists of 35% Hispanic and Latino, 20% Asian American, 22% White, 15% African American, 6% international, and 2% Native American. The students appreciate the quality personal service that the college offers through…
Affirmative Action is defined as “An action or policy favoring those who tend to suffer from discrimination, especially in relation to employment or education; positive discrimination”. In 1961, President John F. Kennedy helped create the Committee of Equal Employment Opportunity which helped Minorities and women get jobs (Race 1). In the beginning, Affirmative Action had good intentions trying to right the wrongs done to minorities, but today it is not doing anything but harming the non-minorities…
I am an international student here in this country. I have successfully completed my nursing school here but around the time I was graduating and would have been able to apply for job eligibility called OPT, they put me out of status due to my international adviser's fault. Then they made me pay for a process called reinstatement that will bring me back to status and lets me go to school again. I went through the process and got my reinstatement after a long wait of four and half months. Now because…
years there has been a strong interest on the gender differences of boys and girls as it relates to the sciences. The purpose of this study was to determine whether there are gender differences in the way adolescent boys and girls perceive their math abilities and what aspects affect those abilities. Participants were children of adults who completed the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID). A large national investigation of households in the U.S. the children in the current investigation completed…
and services from country to country communication has become an essential element in conducting business. In the following case study Elizabeth’s Visit, we read how important communication is when dealing with other cultures when it comes to business, by her having to visit the French subsidiary, in a short amount of time, with less culture training.
In Elizabeth’s case, in her visit to the French subsidiary, dealing with verbal and nonverbal ques are quintessential to her assessment and the company…
cultures of Arabic people are provided in this article.
Cacho, L. M. (2001). Asian Americans. University of Hawaii Press
The article discusses the relationships between Asian Americans and their families. The author explains how they have to deal with certain stereotypes in order to succeed in a place where they are Americans, but still considered to be foreigners. The article is a good resource for understanding how Asian Americans feel in a country where so many barriers are placed upon them.
Effectively Teaching Disadvantaged Students
Claremont Graduate University
Effectively Teaching Disadvantaged Students
Twenty-nine years ago, the department of education released A Nation at Risk; a report that pointed out the academic underachievement of the nation’s youth. Several outlined problems still exist today. Many argue that bullying, budget cuts, violence, and lazy teachers are preventing the nation from getting back “to the good old days.” However, it is important…