Year: 1991 Source: Journal of Counseling & Development, v.70, no.1, (September-October 1991), p.225-234 SIEC No: 19911530

American Indians exhibit health-related problems at younger ages, as compared with the general population. The suicide rate for adults is more than twice that of the general population. This article discusses specific strategies to successfully recruit & retain American Indians in counselor training programs, proposes a curriculum for training counselors to provide services to American Indians with disabilities, & discusses the responsibility of educators to help graduates with job placement.