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Counselors as Social Advocates
Counseling Faculty Publications
  • Diane Estrada, School of Education and Human Development at the University of Colorado Denver
  • Philip A. Rutter
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-2006
Abstract

The authors discuss the importance of social advocacy and empowerment models in working with lesbian clients. They also explore the multiple contexts that impact lesbian clients and their families. A case illustration involving a lesbian client facing issues of internalized homophobia, heterosexism, sexism, and legal issues is presented. Suggestions for applying a feminist and social advocacy approach are offered.

Citation Information
Diane Estrada and Philip A. Rutter. "Counselors as Social Advocates" (2006)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/diane-estrada/11/