•  
  •  
 

Document Type

Article

Keywords

School counselor education, social justice, conceptual frameworks, curricular frameworks, achievement/opportunity gaps

Abstract

Conceptual and curricular frameworks are needed for school counseling education programs seeking to promote social justice in urban settings by eliminating achievement and opportunity gaps that exist for some student groups. Key areas for the application of social justice in school counseling education include: program goals, admission criteria, coursework, cultural diversity, urban experience, community engagement, and service learning. These conceptual and curricular frameworks will assist school counselor educators to infuse social justice in their program’s philosophy and practices. A sample school counselor education program is presented that focuses on developing future counselors’ competencies in urban settings that incorporates social justice throughout integral facets of the curriculum.

Share

COinS
 

To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.