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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.

Counseling Psychology and Nonviolent Activism: Independence for Tibet!
Counseling psychology and nonviolent activism: Independence for Tibet!

Throughout the world, the call for nonviolent solutions to various community, ethnic, religious, and nationalistic conflicts, for example, has steadily grown. Perhaps this increased interest in nonviolent solutions has materialized, in part, because of the rise in extensive media coverage of violence and its traumatic effects around the world; the actual increase in different forms of violence; and/or the greater number of individuals, communities, and nations experiencing the firsthand and secondary devastating consequences of the aftermath of violence. Regardless of the explanation, since the 1960s there has been a concerted effort led by politicians, diplomats, human rights activists, religious leaders, professionals affiliated with a host of disciplines, various nongovernmental organizations, ...

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