ERIC Number: EJ779515
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Social Justice: A Long-Term Challenge for Counseling Psychology
Ivey, Allen E.; Collins, Noah M.
Counseling Psychologist, v31 n3 p290-298 2003
Counseling psychology has a long history of interest and commitment to social justice and multicultural issues. This article discusses some of that history and, in addition, speaks to specifics of implementing a liberation psychology frame of reference into clinical practice along with the issues of implementation and challenges faced by those of a social justice orientation. The authors support the position of Vera and Speight (2003) but point to (a) the need to avoid ahistoricism as practitioners work with social justice and (b) the need for awareness that the multicultural competencies themselves represent a major social justice organizational intervention.
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Justice, Counseling Psychology, Cultural Pluralism, Intervention, Cultural Awareness, Counseling Techniques, Counselor Training, Clinical Experience
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