Child Maltreatment and the Advocacy Role of Professional School Counselors

  • Kathleen Marie Barrett Saint Joseph College
  • Susan V. Lester Saint Joseph College
  • Judith C. Durham Saint Joseph College
Keywords: Advocacy, Child maltreatment, School counselor, Abuse, Social justice

Abstract

Recent focus in counseling has been on the expansion of advocacy to disadvantaged and marginalized populations. Utilizing advocacy dispositions and competencies, this article details the school counselor's role in working with maltreated children. Examples are cited for advocacy work at the individual child, school, and broader social levels.
Published
2011-10-01
How to Cite
Barrett, K. M., Lester, S. V., & Durham, J. C. (2011). Child Maltreatment and the Advocacy Role of Professional School Counselors. Journal for Social Action in Counseling & Psychology, 3(2), 86-103. https://doi.org/10.33043/JSACP.3.2.86-103