Advocacy and empowerment in parent consultation: Implications for theory and practice

Cheryl Holcomb-Mccoy, Julia A. Bryan

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Abstract

In this article, the authors expand the view of parental consultation to include advocacy and empowerment as important contextual considerations. A brief review of existing approaches to parent consultation is provided. Selected advances in multicultural parent consultation are also presented. An advocacy- and empowerment-focused perspective is offered that describes the power of consultation with parents from marginalized backgrounds. A case vignette is provided to illustrate the implications for practice.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)259-268
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Counseling and Development
Volume88
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Applied Psychology

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