Humanitarianism, Colonization, and/or Collaboration? Working Together in Uganda and the United States

  • Teresa McDowellEmail author
  • Paschal Kabura
Part of the AFTA SpringerBriefs in Family Therapy book series (BRIEFSFAT)


This chapter centers on the question of how we can engage in counseling-based humanitarianism across contexts shaped by unjust global power dynamics without compromising equity, fairness, and justice. Authors draw from the work across Uganda and the United States to offer a set of guidelines for engaging in what they term “collaborative humanitarianism.”


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and CounselingPortlandUSA
  2. 2.Bishop Magambo Counsellor Training InstituteFort PortalUganda

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