Social Justice Counseling develops a new frontier in multicultural social justice work and is the next step toward alleviating the injustices faced by individuals in society. Addressing issues of social class, race and ethnicity, and more, this book reflects the shift in recent years towards social justice counseling for all mental health professionals. It offers new and unique perspectives supplementing important social justice issues and enhancing the content taught in multicultural courses. The authors are leading authorities on multicultural and social justice counseling and have led the way to create a specialization with a nationally recognized program in multicultural social justice counseling.
Chapter 12: The Myths and Realities of Empowerment
The Myths and Realities of Empowerment
You may never know what results come of your actions, but if you do nothing there will be no result.
We become successful by helping others become successful.
Social justice, social change, and empowerment cannot be separated. An outcome of social justice and human rights within the context of mental health is a shift of power, with clients and stakeholders gaining more say and influence over their lives and the lives of others. To be effective in ...