ERIC Number: EJ1083107
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
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Assessing Infusion of Social Justice in Rehabilitation Counselor Education Curriculum
Dong, Shengli; Ethridge, Glacia; Rodgers-Bonaccorsy, Roe; Oire, Spalatin N.
Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, v29 n4 p406-420 2015
Purpose: To examine the extent to which rehabilitation counselor educators understand and are committed to infusing social justice in the rehabilitation counseling curricula. Method: The authors used a quantitative descriptive research design to examine the level and extent of integrating social justice into rehabilitation counseling curricular. The participants were 59 rehabilitation counselor educators recruited during the eighth Annual Rehabilitation Educators Conference hosted by the National Council on Rehabilitation Education. Results: The study found that most participants perceived it important to integrate social justice into rehabilitation counseling curricula. The level and extent of integration varied by academic rank and years of teaching. Conclusion: To ensure future rehabilitation counselors gain social justice competency, it is of great significance that rehabilitation counseling educators infuse the concepts of social justice into the curricula through knowledge and fieldwork domains.
Descriptors: Social Justice, Rehabilitation Counseling, Counselor Training, Counselor Educators, Curriculum, Statistical Analysis, Research Design, Counselor Attitudes, Teaching Experience, Academic Rank (Professional)
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