CTC Course Resources

Counseling Across Cultures

Web Resources:

International Model for School Counseling Programs Download

Link to The International Model for School Counseling Programs


Intercultural Sensitivity

Article link for an introduction to the Developmental Model of Intercultural Sensitivity (DMIS)

Link to the Developmental Developmental Research InstituteResources, articles, and videos are organized by Foundations of Intercultural Communications, Cultural Identity, Intercultural Research, Intercultural Ethics, Intercultural Training, International/Intercultural Education & Organization Development

Recent research on the Intercultural Sensitivity of School Counselors in International Schools


Culture General Information

Link to Joseph's Shaules Website "Deep Culture"

Link to the 10 Deep Cultural Dilemmas Reading (click on "Class materials. Deep Culture Difference Handout")


Personal Leadership, Cultural Detective and MashUp Information

Link to Personal Leadership

Link to Cultural Detective Website


Strengths and Positive Psychology Information

Link to TEDTalk by Martin Seligman What is Positive Psychology?

UPenn's Authentic Happiness website

The VIA Institute website and VIA Strengths assessment

Strengths Finder website


Further Reading:

Hofstede, Pedersen, & Hofstede (2002). "Exploring Culture: Exercises, Stories and Synthetic Cultures" Nicholas Brealey Publishing.

Moodian, Dr M. (2009). "Contemporary Leadership in Intercultural Competence: Exploring the Cross-Cultural Dynamics within Organizations" SAGE Publications.
Pedersen, Paul and Ivey, Allen E. (1993). "Culture-Centered Counseling and Interviewing Skills" Praeger.

Seligman, Martin (2012). "Flourish" Atria Books.

Shaules, J. PhD (2010). "A Beginner's Guide to the Deep Culture Experience" Intercultural Press.

Ting-Toomey, S. PhD (1999). "Communicating Across Cultures" Guilford Press.