It is the mission of NJAMC to increase counselor self-awareness regarding the diversity present in our communities, and to use this awareness to aid the development of cultural competenciese within the counseling profession.
We attempt to support our mission through professional discourse and training. Our current membership has identified the following goals:
- To enhance the probability of success in counseling encounters by providing NJCA members, NJAMC members and counselors at large with a better understanding of individual and group diversity.
- To create opportunities for enhancing cultural competence and multicultural counseling skills development.
- To improve the quality of life for counselors, clients and our community by providing access to information regarding issues of diversity and multiculturalism.
- To advocate, support and empower individuals, organizations and institutions to overcome existing cultural barriers.