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The Handbook for Social Justice in Counseling Psychology: Leadership, Vision, and Action provides counseling psychology students, educators, researchers, and practitioners with a conceptual “road map” of social justice and social action that they can integrate into their professional identity, role, and function. It presents historical, theoretical, and ethical foundations followed by exemplary models of social justice and action work performed by counseling psychologists from interdisciplinary collaborations. The examples in this Handbook explore a wide range of settings with diverse issues and reflect a variety of actions.

Individual, Programmatic, and Entrepreneurial Approaches to Social Justice: Counseling Psychologists in Vocational and Career Counseling
Individual, programmatic, and entrepreneurial approaches to social justice: Counseling psychologists in vocational and career counseling

Over the past 50 years, the U.S. economy has seen a dramatic change from manufacturing to service and technology, resulting in a gradual loss in the incomeproducing power of the people who have been titled “working class” (Leach & Chakiris, 1985). Globalization of manufacturing and service occupations, as well as the off shoring of many other jobs identified as working class, will continue to have an impact on the workforce (Niles, Herr, & Hartung, 2002; Peterson & Gonzalez, 2000). Economic and employment disparities have been exacerbated by the creation of a digital divide where some workers ...

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