Despite the importance of professional advocacy in moving the profession Social Justice: A Moral Imperative for Counselors PDF, 190.38 KB The Art and Science of Group Work: The Continuing Challenge to Integrate Group Process, Counseling Theory, and Evidence-Based Practices Advocacy for the Counseling Profession: Results of a National Survey Jane E. Myers and Thomas J. Sweeney Seventy-one leaders in state, regional, and national professional and credentialing associations in counseling responded to a survey concerning professional advocacy … Advocacy for Counseling and Counselors: A Professional Imperative Advocacy for Counseling and Counselors: A Professional Imperative Myers, Jane E.; Sweeney, Thomas J.; White, Victoria E. 2002-10-01 00:00:00 Although advocacy both for clients and for the profession is essential for the future of counseling and counselors, advocacy for the profession has received little systematic … View Advocacy for counseling and counselors%2c a professional imperative.pdf from OUN 6423 at Southern Arkansas University. Considering that some school counselors’ positions are in jeopardy, professional advocacy for the profession has become a pressing imperative. - Advocacy is a core component of the identity of the professional counselor. Journal of Counseling & Development, 79, 387-397. (1981). counselors are finding themselves with pink slips and without jobs, especially in California (Hurwitz & Howell, 2014). This article is part of our response to that charge. Created Date: 11/25/2002 10:37:25 PM Bringing advocacy counseling to life: The history, issues, and human dramas of social justice work in counseling. Myers, Jane E.; Sweeney, Thomas J.; White, Victoria E. // Journal of Counseling & Development;Fall2002, Vol. T his past year, American Counseling Association President Heather Trepal commissioned a task force to focus on the topic of professional advocacy. Kolb, D. A. Title: Advocacy for Counseling and Counselors: A Professional Imperative. Advocacy for Counseling and Counselors: A Professional Imperative.