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.
Chapter 28: Couples Helping Couples: Consultation and Training in Peñalolén, Chile
Couples Helping Couples: Consultation and Training in Peñalolén, Chile
As this book attests, counseling psychologists and counseling professionals of all varieties have a renewed attention to social justice during the past decade in a manner that is reflective of past emphases on prevention and amelioration of social ills (e.g., Blustein, 2001; Herr & Niles, 1998; Lee & Walz, 1998; Lewis, Lewis, Daniels, & D'Andrea, 1998; O'Brien, 2001; see also The Counseling Psychologist, vol. 31). Yet individuals committed to carrying out principles of social justice and advocacy in a systematic fashion have been in the minority within the profession, in part because of a continued focus on the individual in mental health practice, adherence to a belief that ...