Towards an understanding of muslim american adolescent high school experiences

Derek X. Seward, Shaza Khan

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The researchers conducted a grounded theory study to explore the experiences of Muslim American adolescents in high school. Findings indicate that students had to navigate unique challenges because of their religious faith, but those obstacles presented opportunities to confront bias and discrimination. Recommendations for how school counselors can support the development of Muslim American adolescents are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-11
Number of pages11
JournalInternational Journal for the Advancement of Counselling
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 2016


  • Adolescent development
  • Muslim American students
  • School counseling

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Applied Psychology
  • Psychology (miscellaneous)


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