Counseling Psychologists' Engagement in Advocacy (2 CE)

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1240CE

Number of Credits: 2

This course is for:  Clinical Psychologists, Counselors, and Social Workers

Course By: Tracey Thomas, PsyD

Content By: Kozan, S., & Blustein, D. L. (2018). Implementing social change: A qualitative analysis of counseling psychologists’ engagement in advocacy. The Counseling Psychologist, 46(2), 154-189. https://doi.org/10.1177/0011000018756882

Course Description: Counseling psychology training programs have adopted many social justice principles. Previous research has neglected the advocacy work of practitioners. This study aimed to extend the body of research by exploring the advocacy experiences of counseling psychologists who graduated from social justice-oriented doctoral programs. Overall, findings depicted resources and challenges concerning integrating advocacy into practice, indicating that counseling psychologists continue to struggle with systemic barriers that limit their advocacy actions.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify the 1 aim of the study and the methods related to advocacy experiences of counseling psychologists in practice
  2. Analyze the data by exploring the 3 domain clusters identified in the findings
  3. Integrate the 7 study limitations with the identified areas of future research
  4. Generalize the plausibility of applying the 5 implications for practice and the 4 implications for training coupled with the idea of implementing social change

Course Outline:

  • Read and understand the article, Implementing Social Change: A Qualitative Analysis of Counseling Psychologists’ Engagement in Advocacy
  • Review the Course Description and Learning Objectives
  • Consider the factors related to advocacy experiences paired with the statistical findings from the accompanying article
  • Work through the post-test questions; keep in mind that answer selections should be derived from the respective article
  • Return to the article for clarification regarding systemic barriers to advocacy actions, or for any missed questions

Approvals:

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.

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Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences, provider #1085, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. AATBS maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 06/19/2021 – 06/19/2024.

Social workers completing this course receive 2 clinical continuing education credits.

Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling - #50-11015

Florida Board of Psychology #50-5452

NYSED:

Social Workers: Association for the Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0112.

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Board ApprovalsAmerican Psychological Association (APA), Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), NBCC, Florida Board - Social Work, MFT, Counseling, and Psychology, NYSED - Social Work, MFT and Counseling Only, American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders
CE FormatOnline, Text-Based