Counselor educators must examine the quality and intentionality of coursework and field experiences offered to their students as the role of school counselors continues to transform. The emphasis in the field on school counselors as social justice agents and advocates should be reflected in school counselor training programs. The authors present a two-course sequence using pre-practicum service learning as a valuable program component for assisting school counseling students to develop a social justice orientation.
Ockerman, M. S. & Mason, E. C. M. (2012). Developing school counseling students’ social justice orientation through service learning. Journal of School Counseling, 10(5).