At community clinics, private practices, and universities around the country mental health professionals and service providers are working with increased awareness of the toxic effects of social inequities in the lives of people they aim to help. Quietly, by acting out their beliefs on justice and equality, clinicians are redressing the balance between professing our craft as clinicians and professing our humanity as citizens. Advancing Social Justice Through Clinical Practice is a comprehensive volume that bridges the gap between the psychosocial realities of clients and the dominant clinical practices.
It offers an array of conceptual and practical innovations to address both individual suffering and social inequities fueling this suffering. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. May 06, Jose rated it it was amazing.
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The accessible writing style also makes it ideal for teachers and students in the field. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. In doing so, Etiony Aldarondo and his colleagues chart the hopeful trajectory of liberation psychology. Liberating Visions Of Clinical Practice. Ships from and sold by Amazon. Refresh and try again. Read more Read less.
Parts II and III present conceptual frameworks, strategies, and techniques used by social justice oriented practitioners. The final section discusses various ways to develop the skills and competencies required of mental health professionals aspiring to be both agents of individual and social transformation.
Filled with hope, critical analysis, and uncommon clinical wisdom, this is a book like no other in the field.