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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.

Community Health Promotion Curriculum: A Case Study on Southeast Asian Refugees
Community health promotion curriculum: A case study on southeast asian refugees

There are many barriers to the health and health care of American racial and ethnic minorities. These include poverty, low education, immigrants' limited use of English, value differences, prejudice and discrimination, and lack of a culturally sensitive health care system. In response to pervasive health disparities, and in envisioning “one America,” President Clinton set forth the goal of eliminating racial and ethnic (henceforth called “minority”) disparities in health as part of his Initiative on Race (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services [USD-HHS], 1998). The USDHHS's Healthy People 2000 initiative report (USDHHS, 2001b) aimed at promoting health or preventing disease and provided data on ...

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