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Association for Counselor Education and Supervision 2013 Conference -  October 17 - 20, 2013 Denver, CO
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Saturday, October 19 • 1:30pm - 2:20pm
No Lip Service! Advocacy in Action: 50 Ways to Serve as a Social Justice Advocate

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This session will explore social justice (SJ) and the mandated role of advocate of mental health practitioners. Benefits and challenges of the advocate role will be reviewed. Recommendations will be provided to incorporate in practice, community collaboration, and supervision. The needs of the disenfranchised individuals will also be discussed with recommendations on how to identify SJ issues, collaborate with powerbrokers, and implications for practice. Participants will engage in discussion, brainstorming, and activities to include case studies from recent media stories.

Saturday October 19, 2013 1:30pm - 2:20pm MDT
Agate B