ERIC Number: EJ949382
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 34
Entering Communities: Social Justice Oriented Disaster Response Counseling
West-Olatunji, Cirecie; Goodman, Rachael D.
Journal of Humanistic Counseling, v50 n2 p172-182 Fall 2011
Counselors need to learn how to effectively and respectfully enter into communities hit by disasters and create collaborative partnerships with community members. Using critical consciousness theory, the authors describe a humanistic, culturally responsive approach to disaster response counseling for marginalized individuals and communities and discuss empowering clients through culture-centered interventions and providing social justice advocacy.
Descriptors: Social Justice, Service Learning, Counseling Techniques, Counseling Services, Counseling Objectives, Counselor Client Relationship, Humanistic Education, Natural Disasters, Cultural Relevance, Disadvantaged, Intervention, Advocacy, Counselor Training, Change Strategies, Crisis Management, Crisis Intervention, Humanism
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
Authoring Institution: N/A