ERIC Number: EJ770557
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Mar
Reference Count: 21
Empowering Students for Social Justice (ES[squared]J): A Structured Group Approach
Portman, Tarrell Awe Agahe; Portman, Gerald L.
Journal for Specialists in Group Work, v27 n1 p16-31 Mar 2002
This article presents a structured psychoeducational group intervention for increasing social justice awareness, knowledge, and advocacy skills with upper elementary, middle school, or junior high aged students. The empowering students for social justice model is presented. A general framework that includes goals and activities for an eight-session group is described. Issues processed in the group revolved around the social justice themes of oppression, prejudice, and racism. Implications for school counselors are also provided.
Descriptors: Justice, Intervention, Group Counseling, Psychoeducational Methods, Elementary School Students, Middle School Students, Junior High School Students, Student Empowerment, School Counselors, Models, Group Activities, Counseling Techniques, Advocacy
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Junior High Schools; Middle Schools
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