Profile of Cultural Humility in College Students


This study aims to describe the profile of cultural humility in the students. The scope of this study includes the positive characteristic characteristics, and negative characteristic reflecting superiority and making assumptions. The results of the study indicate that the profile of cultural humility in each student can not be separated from activities or activities in everyday life. This shows that cultural humility is an ability that is not automatically owned by individuals. A special development program is required for cultural humility to be mastered well by potential counselors. One of these is the personal humility development guidance program. Through the guidance program is expected to grow cultural humility which eventually can be obtained endpoint of cultural humility in the form of the character of flexibility or humility of the individual when interacting with others.


Cultural Humility; Guidance and Counseling

Full Text:



Barbarino, M. L., & Strmer, S. (2016). Different origins of xenophile and xenophobic orientations in human personality structure: A theoretical perspective and some preliminary findings. Journal of Social Issues, 72(3), 432-449. doi: 10.1111/josi.12175

Borkan, J. M., & Culhane-Pera, K. A. (2008). Towards cultural humility in healthcare for culturally diverse Rhode Island. Rhode Island Medical Journal, 91(12), 361-364.

Davis, D. E., DeBlaere, C., Brubaker, K., Owen, J., Jordan, T. A., Hook, J. N., & Van Tongeren, D. R. (2016). Microaggressions and perceptions of cultural humility in counseling. Journal of Counseling & Development, 94(4), 483-493.

Hook, J. N., Davis, D. E., Owen, J., Worthington Jr, E. L., & Utsey, S. O. (2013). Cultural humility: Measuring openness to culturally diverse clients. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 60(3), 353-366. doi:10.1037/a0032595

Hook, J. N., Farrell, J. E., Davis, D. E., DeBlaere, C., Van Tongeren, D. R., & Utsey, S. O. (2016). Cultural humility and racial microaggressions in counseling. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 63(3), 269-277.

Levi, A. (2009). The ethics of nursing student international clinical experiences. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing, 38(1), 94-99.

Marsella, A. J. (2011). The United States of America:A culture of war. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 35(6), 714-728. doi: 10.1016/j.ijintrel.2011.09.007

Miller, S. (2009). Cultural humility is the first step to becoming global care providers. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing, 38(1), 92-93.

Mufrihah, A. (2014). Implikasi prinsip bimbingan dan konseling terhadap kompetensi multikultural konselor. Jurnal Pelopor Pendidikan, 7(1), 73-85.

Owen, J. (2013). Early career perspectives on psychotherapy research and practice: Psychotherapist effects, multicultural orientation, and couple interventions. Psychotherapy, 50(4), 496-502. doi: 10.1037/a0034617

Owen, J., Tao, K. W., Drinane, J. M., Hook, J., Davis, D. E., & Kune, N. F. (2016). Client perceptions of therapists multicultural orientation: Cultural (missed) opportunities and cultural humility. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 47(1), 30-37. doi: 10.1037/pro0000046.

Pinto, A. D., & Upshur, R. E. (2009). Global health ethics for students. Developing World Bioethics, 9(1), 1-10.

Ross, L. (2010). Notes from the field: Learning cultural humility through critical incidents and central challenges in community-based participatory research. Journal of Community Practice, 18(2-3), 315-335. doi: 10.1080/10705422.2010.490161.

Sanyata, S. (2013). Paradigma bimbingan dan konseling: pergeseran orientasi dari terapeutik-Klinis ke preventifperkembangan. Paradigma, 8(15), 95-114.

Setyaputri, N. Y. (2017). Karakter ideal konselor multibudaya berdasarkan nilai luhur semar. Jurnal Kajian Bimbingan dan Konseling, 2(2), 58-65.

Supriatna, M. (2014). Konteks budaya dalam bimbingan dan konseling. In M. Supriatna (Ed.), Bimbingan dan Konseling Berbasis Kompetensi: Orientasi Dasar Pengembangan Profesi Konselor. Jakarta: Rajawali Pers.

Tangney, J. P. (2000). Humility: Theoretical perspectives, empirical findings and directions for future research. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 19(1), 70-82.

Tervalon, M., & Murray-Garcia, J. (1998). Cultural humility versus cultural competence: A critical distinction in defining physician training outcomes in multicultural education. Journal of Health Care for The Poor and Underserved, 9(2), 117-125.

Tinkler, A. S., & Tinkler, B. (2016). Enhancing cultural humility through critical service-learning in teacher preparation. Multicultural Perspectives, 18(4), 192-201. doi: 10.1080/15210960.2016.1222282.

Vesely, C. K., Brown, E. L., & Mehta, S. (2017). Developing cultural humility through experiential learning: How home visits transform early childhood preservice educators attitudes for engaging families. Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 38(3), 242-258. doi: 10.1080/10901027.2017.1345805.

Wear, D. (2008). On outcomes and humility. Academic Medicine, 83(7), 625-626.

Yeager, K. A., & Bauer-Wu, S. (2013). Cultural humility: Essential foundation for clinical researchers. Applied Nursing Research, 26(4), 251-256. doi:10.1016/j.apnr.2013.06.008.



  • There are currently no refbacks.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

View My Stats