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COUN 8660 Social Change, Leadership, and Advocacy for Counseling Professionals: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

COUN Required Course Readings

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Arredondo, P., & Perez, P. (2003). Expanding multicultural competence through social justice leadership. The Counseling Psychologist, 31(3), 282–289.

Avolio, B. J., Walumbwa, F. O., & Weber, T. J. (2009). Leadership: Current theories, research, and future directions. Annual Review of Psychology, 60, 421–449.

Bobby, C. L., & Urofsky, R. I. (2008). CACREP creates international registry. Counseling Today, 51(5), 60.

Bost, E. (2009). Innovative human service lessons for—and learned from—South Africa. Policy and Practice of Public Human Services, 67(2), 33.

Carey, M. (2007). Some ethical dilemmas for agency social workers. Ethics & Social Welfare, 1(3), 342–347.

Constantine, M. G., Hage, S. M., Kindaichi, M. M., & Bryant, R. M. (2007). Social justice and multicultural issues: Implications for the practice and training of counselors and counseling psychologists. Journal of Counseling and Development, 85(1), 24–29.

Cronshaw, S. F., & McCulloch, A. N. (2008). Reinstating the Lewinian vision: From force field analysis to organization field assessment. Organization Development Journal, 26(4), 89–103.

Dirkx, J. M., Gilley, J. W., & Gilley, A. M. (2004). Change theory in CPE and HRD: Toward a holistic view of learning and change in work. Advances in Developing Human Resources, 6(1), 35–51.

Ensminger, D. C., & Surry, D. W. (2008). Relative ranking of conditions that facilitate innovation implementation in the USA. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 24(5), 611–626.

Epple, D. M. (2007). Inter and intra professional social work differences: Social work’s challenge. Clinical Social Work Journal, 35(4), 67–276.

Epstein, W. (2003). McSocial work—Professional decadence in the United States. Hong Kong Journal of Social Work, 37(2), 139–156.

Eriksen, K. P. (1999). Counselor advocacy: A qualitative analysis of leaders’ perceptions, organizational activities, and advocacy documents. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 21(1), 33–49.

Eriksen, K. (2008). "Interpersonal" clients, students, and supervisees: Translating Robert Kegan. Counselor Education and Supervision, 47(4), 233–248.

Gerstein, L. H., & Egisdottir, S. (2007). Training international social change agents: Transcending a U.S. counseling paradigm. Counselor Education and Supervision, 47(2), 123–139.

Gray, M. (2005). Dilemmas of international social work: Paradoxical processes in indigenisation, unversalism and imperialism. International Journal of Social Welfare, 14(3), 231–238.

Grogan, C. M., & Gusmano, M. K. (2007). The voice of advocates in health care policymaking for the poor. Social Work in Public Health, 23(4), 127–156.

Healy, K., & Meagher, G. (2004). The reprofessionalization of social work: Collaborative approaches for achieving professional recognition. British Journal of Social Work, 34(2), 243–260.

Ivey, A. E., & Collins, N. M. (2003). Social justice: A long-term challenge for counseling psychology. The Counseling Psychologist, 31(3), 290–298.

Jenson, J. M. (2008). Enhancing research capacity and knowledge through social work doctoral education. Social Work Research, 32(1), 3–5.

Kiselica, M. S., & Robinson, M. (2001). Bringing advocacy counseling to life: The history, issues, and human dramas of social justice work in counseling. Journal of Counseling and Development, 79(4), 387–398.

Kotter, J. P. (2007). Leading change—Why transformation efforts fail. Harvard Business Review, 85(1), 96–103.

Kuhnert, K. W., & Lewis, P. (1987). Transactional and transformational leadership: A constructive/developmental analysis. Academy of Management Review, 12(4), 648–657.

Lee, C. C., & Walz, G. R. (Eds.). (1998). Social action: A mandate for counselors. Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.

Leong, F. T. L., & Savickas, M. L. (Eds.). (2007). International perspectives on counseling psychology [Special issue]. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 56(1).

Lonne, B. (2009). Social justice and high-quality human services: Visioning the place of a contemporary professional association. Australian Social Work, 62(1), 1–9.

Lynch, R. S., & Mitchell, J. (1995). Justice system advocacy: A must for NASW and the social work community. Social Work, 40(1), 9–12.

Myers, J. E., Sweeney, T. J., & White, V. E. (2002). Advocacy for counseling and counselors: A professional imperative. Journal of Counseling and Development, 80(4), 394–403.

Myers, J. E., & Sweeney, T. J. (2004). Advocacy for the counseling profession: Results of a national survey. Journal of Counseling and Development, 82(4), 466–471.

Nilsson, J. E., & Schmidt, C. K. (2005). Social justice advocacy among graduate students in counseling: An initial exploration. Journal of College Student Development, 46(3), 267–279.

Ohmer, M. L., Warner, B. D., & Beck, E. (2010). Preventing violence in low-income communities: Facilitating residents’ ability to intervene in neighborhood problems. Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, 37(2), 161–181.

Osborne, J. L., Collison, B. B., House, R. M., Gray, L. A., Firth, J., & Lou, M. (1998). Developing a social advocacy model for counselor education. Counselor Education and Supervision, 37(3), 190–203.

Osher, D. M. (2002). Creating comprehensive and collaborative systems. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 11(1), 91–99.

Ratts, M. J. (2008). A pragmatic view of social justice advocacy: Infusing microlevel social justice advocacy strategies into counseling practices. Counseling and Human Development, 41(1), 1–8.

Rutherford, C. (2009). Planning to change: Strategic planning and comprehensive school reform. Educational Planning, 18(1), 1–10.

Schmidt, J. A., & Davison, M. L. (1983). Helping students think. Personnel and Guidance Journal, 61(9), 563–569.

Snyder, C. V., Wormer, K., Chadha, J, & Jaggers, J. W. (2009). Older adult inmates: The challenge for social work. Social Work, 54(2), 117–124.

Stephenson, M. (2005). Making humanitarian relief networks more effective: operational coordination, trust and sense making. Disasters, 29(4), 337–350.

Sudbrack, B., & Trombley, S. (2007). Lost: A survival guide to leadership theory. Advances in Developing Human Resources, 9(2), 251–268.

Tesolowski, D. G., Rosenberg, H., & Stein, S. J. (1983). Advocacy intervention: A responsibility of human services professionals. Journal of Rehabilitation, 49(3), 35–38.

Toporek, R. L., Lewis, J. A., & Crethar, H. C. (2009). Promoting systemic change through the ACA advocacy competencies. Journal of Counseling and Development, 87(3), 260–268.

Toporek, R. L. (2006). Progress toward creating a common language and framework for understanding advocacy in counseling. Counseling and Human Development, 38(9), 1–6.

Vera, E. M., & Speight, S. L. (2003). Multicultural competence, social justice, and counseling psychology: Expanding our roles. The Counseling Psychologist, 31(3), 253–272.

West, J. D., Bubenzer, D. L., Osborn, C. J., Paez, S. B., & Desmond, K. J. (2006). Leadership and the profession of counseling: Beliefs and practices. Counselor Education and Supervision, 46(1), 2–16.

Other Readings

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