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Ratts and Pedersen (2014)
"This book builds on the expertise of the authors by successfully merging multiculturalism and social justice so that readers can better understand the importance of bringing both counseling forces into their practices. Congratulations to Drs. Ratts and Pedersen for taking the counseling profession to a new level with this important text."
- Judith A. Lewis, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Governors State University.
"The authors urge counseling professionals to prioritize integrating the influences of culture, context, and oppression into all professional endeavors. This text is an important addition to the ongoing development of effective and ethical counseling."
- Hugh C. Crethar, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Oklahoma State University
Ratts, Toporek, and Lewis (2011)
"ACA Advocacy Competencies is a book that will modernize and make counseling more relevant to multiple populations. Regardless of our specialization, we can all learn more effective practice and teaching by reading and using this book in our daily work."
-Allen E. Ivey, Ed.D., A.B.P.P. Distinguished University Professor (Emeritus) University of Massachusetts, Amherst and Courtesy Professor, University of South Florida, Tampa
"Examples of implementing microlevel and macrolevel advocacy strategies in a range of settings and for varied purposes with individuals and groups are the strength of this very timely text. Each chapter brings to life real-world issues faced by clients, institutions, and counselors, as well as possible solutions through the principles of social-justice-based advocacy strategies."
-Patricia Arredondo, Ed.D. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
"This book represents the best examination of more than 30 years of thinking about counseling on a systemic level. Its ideas will help take the counseling process beyond individual intervention to intervention into challenging environments as well."