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Po przybyciu do Kanady młodzież musi poradzić sobie z wieloma istotnymi zmianami zachodzącymi w krytycznym okresie rozwoju. Stosując model opisowej fenomenologii psychologicznej, przeprowadzono analizę doświadczania tranzycji kulturowej młodzieży emigrującej do Kanady w okresie adolescencji. Dziesięcioro uczestników w wieku od 15 do 17 lat, wywodzących się z sześciu różnych narodowości, wzięło udział w trwających półtorej godziny częściowo ustrukturyzowanych pogłębionych wywiadach jakościowych. Analiza zebranych danych ujawniła osiem głównych tematów: a) doświadczenia przedemigracyjne; b) wrażenia poemigracyjne; c) edukacja; d) przyjaźń; e) zaangażowanie w życie społeczności; f) rodzina; g) język oraz h) przeżycia wewnętrzne. Omówione są wiążące się z tym implikacje ważne dla praktyki poradniczej, szkolnej i życia w społeczności.

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