Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students Experiences With Acculturative Stress (PO188)

  • PMD: 8
  • Skill Level: Introduction
  • Session 3: Promoting Diversity and Multicultural Competence in School Psychology
  • Live Chat:
    Tuesday, February 23, 2021
    5:30 PM–6:15 PM
    (Posters available on demand at any time during the convention week and for sixty days thereafter.)

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. learn about specific examples of how CLD students struggle internally to process their personal identity.
  2. learn how this stress affects their success in school, both academically and socially.
  3. learn how to help this particular population of students who struggle with stress.

Description

Culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) students experience stress related to acculturation experiences, specifically in balancing the tension between conforming to mainstream cultural pressures and maintaining the values and traditions of their culture of origin. This presentation will share results from a qualitative focus group design of first- and second-generation American students regarding experiences of acculturative stress. Included in this exploration was a discussion of effective strategies students employ to manage acculturative stress at home and in school.

_____________________________

Presenter(s)

Farah Alkhafaf, Fairborn City Schools
Elana R. Bernstein, University of Dayton

Letter to Supervisor

Looking for a concise way to pitch the convention to your employer? This letter and the corresponding talking points are here to help!

Preliminary Brochure

Share our NASP 2021 preliminary brochure with your supervisor along with the above letter.