ERIC Number: EJ949381
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 41
Counseling People Living in Poverty: The CARE Model
Foss, Louisa L.; Generali, Margaret M.; Kress, Victoria E.
Journal of Humanistic Counseling, v50 n2 p161-171 Fall 2011
Counselors frequently counsel clients who live in poverty. The authors describe the new CARE model that addresses the influence of multiple systems on poor clients' experiences. A social justice, humanistic intervention, the CARE model emphasizes cultivating a positive counseling relationship with poor clients, empathizing with their unique realities, and working to remove barriers to future success and well-being by building on their strengths.
Descriptors: Social Justice, Counseling Techniques, Poverty, Economically Disadvantaged, Counselor Client Relationship, Models, Poverty Programs, Caseworker Approach, Humanistic Education, Humanism, Mental Health, Program Descriptions, Counseling Services, Influences
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
Authoring Institution: N/A