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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
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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.
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Diane Estrada and Philip A. Rutter. "Counselors as Social Advocates" (2006)
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