Promoting counseling students' advocacy competencies through service-learning: An action research evaluation.

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Christine E. Murray, Associate Professor (Creator)
Amber Leighann Pope (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: This article describes an action research evaluation of a service-learning advocacy project implemented in doctoral-level and masters-level classes in a CACREP-accredited counseling program. The project involved students working together (a) to develop public policy guides related to the 2008 Presidential election and (b) to plan and implement an event designed to inform the public about policies relevant to sexuality, career issues, and mental health. The qualitative action research evaluation of the project focused on students’ perceptions of the project throughout its implementation.

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Publication
Language: English
Date: 2010
Keywords
counseling education, student advocacy, service learning, counseling students

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