Professional Counseling Excellence through Leadership and Advocacy
This text will be a valuable resource for counseling students and educators to assist in the incorporation of leadership and advocacy training into the counseling curriculum, based on the new standards set forth by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Readers will acquire a broad scope and vision of leadership and advocacy which includes client advocacy, advocacy for the counseling profession, and social justice. It identifies the historical context of leadership and advocacy, provides a framework from which to understand these concepts, and provides concrete examples of leadership and advocacy happening in the field today. Chapters describe the design of an effective counselor education curriculum, supervision of counselors, and leadership and advocacy practice in various counseling settings. Edited by leaders in the field of counselor education and endorsed by Chi Sigma Iota, this text will provide students with the knowledge, skills, and qualities to succeed as leaders and advocates throughout their counseling careers.