Title

Using Group Work Strategies to Continue the National Discussion on Race, Justice, and Peace

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2010

Abstract

There is increasing empirical evidence demonstrating the negative impact of racism and other social injustices on individuals' mental and emotional health. Those findings challenge counselor educators and practitioners to address social injustices in professional training programs and communities across the country. This article illustrates a national advocacy project, whereby a group approach is applied to address social injustices. Application of the model is presented, along with a description of the specific group constructs and skills that were used in the intervention.