I’m studying for my Psychology class and need an explanation.
Topic: Counselors & Social Justice
Question/Prompt: Your textbook points out that counselors have an obligation to advocate for the profession and for fair and equal access to mental health care for the consumer. Examine the issues that you have noticed in the profession of counseling and school counseling—as well as your local community or even your own life—in regards to current issues in the profession of counseling and school counseling, particularly, access to services. What issues do you see and why?
Reply: Read over your classmates’ threads. What is 1 action you can suggest as a step toward addressing a professional issue or equal and fair access to counseling services in professional counseling and in school counseling?