Demonstration of Meeting the 2014 Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs Core and the Student Affairs/College Counseling Specialty Standards via a Major Artifacts

The purpose of core 2 major artifact is to argue the need for counseling outreach programs for international students. Many international students come to the United States to have access to a better quality of higher education and more job opportunities. However, they often experience language difficulties, lack of social support, homesickness, and difficulties with cultural adjustment. Even though international students may encounter these challenges, many of them do not seek counseling services. Therefore, universities need to provide alternative strategies to assist international students to enhance their help-seeking behaviors and their adjustment at the university.