Counselors need to understand the unique needs of rural Appalachian residents and other diverse groups. Then, they can build on strengths while addressing regional challenges to promote career development. We present a theoretically grounded model that builds on community strengths to create culturally relevant career development programming for rural Appalachians and other diverse cultural groups.
Understand the strengths and challenges related to career development for rural Appalachian residents.
Learn how to create culturally relevant career development interventions for rural Appalachian clients and students.
Consider how to apply the theoretical model to other culturally unique groups.