Cross Cultural Workers

Mental Health Resources for People Living and Working in Cross-Cultural Settings

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Welcome

ron and bonnie koteskeyHaving completed a career in teaching psychology at Asbury University, Dr. Ron Koteskey and his wife Bonnie are volunteering their time to provide mental health resources for cross-cultural workers around the world. As part of this service they have developed a series of brochures / articles, and written a series of e-books including: "Coming Home": The Re-entry Transition, We're Going Home: Reentry for Elementary School Children (with a guide for parents), What Cross-Cultural Workers Ought to Know, one for parents titled Understanding Adolescence, and one for TCKs titled Third Culture Kids and Adolescence, Cultural Creations.

Three recent additions to the e-book library include Cross Cultural Workers Marriage Issues, Cross Cultural Workers Singles Issues, and Before You Come "Home": Preparing for Reentry.

Ron and Bonnie Koteskey

What Cross Cultural Workers Ought to Know

Written for cross-cultural workers, these articles contain practical information about various topics related to mental health. They are written in short, simple, question-answer format and may be downloaded and distributed free of charge.

New Articles Added!

  • "What Cross Cultural Workers Ought to Know" articles
  • Articles on "Stewardship of Self for Cross Cultural Workers"
  • Download the entire "What Cross-Cultural Workers Ought to Know" series as an e-book.

E-Books for Download

Written for those living and working in cultures other than their passport one, the following books are relevant to the life and work of cross-cultural workers anywhere in the world. All may be downloaded and distributed free of charge.

  • What Cross-Cultural Workers Ought to Know
  • Cross-Cultural Workers Marriage Issues
  • Cross-Cultural Singles Issues (new in September 2011) New Series!
  • "Coming Home:" The Reentry Transition
  • Before You Come "Home": Preparing for Reentry
  • We're Going Home: Reentry for Elementary Children
  • I Don't Want to Go Home: Parent's Guide for Reentry for Elementary Children
  • Understanding Adolescence
  • Third Culture Kids and Adolescence: Cultural Creations
  • Reentry After Short-Term Cross-Cultural Service

Note: The e-Book "What Cross Cultural Workers Ought to Know" has been expanded in 2013 with three additional chapters (for a total of 60).

We are also happy to refer you to other web sites containing information relevant to life as cross-cultural workers.