Running head: ISSUES OF ADVOCACY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE
Issues of Advocacy and Social Justice
ISSUES OF ADVOCACY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE
Initially, counseling psychologists concentrated on offering their service to the clients.
Clinical psychology was the field which focused on defining how the client's function both in
their personal and their relationship at all ages. According to Cohen, Lee, & McIlwraith, (2012),
clinical psychology focused on helping people on how to gain control over their feelings.
Currently, the field of counseling psychology has incorporated another aspect in its dimension.
In other words, it has incorporated social responsibility and advocacy (Lewis, Ratts, Paladino, &
Toporek, 2011). Nowadays, clinical psychologists have incorporated the role of social
responsibility to their client, and more is expected from them.
Systemic Barriers, Sociopolitical Factors, And Multicultural Issues Impacting the Client at
The Micro, Meso, Exo, And/or Macro Levels
In the chosen case, Fred is a patient who has been diagnosed with a major neurocognitive
disorder which is said to be Alzheimer disease. As Fred’s counseling psychologists it’s my roles
to assume the Advocacy role for him as my client. It’s my role to...