Ethical and Social Justice Foundations of Policy and Policy Research Related to School-Based Counseling

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Abstract

This chapter presents a paradigm that examines and integrates the ethical and social justice underpinnings of policy research for school-based counseling. The paradigm positions school-based counseling as a contributor to the well-being of children as global citizens as part of the Sustainable Development Goals and more specifically Education 2030. The paradigm examines ethical and social justice perspectives relative to the practices and belief system of the researcher and evaluator, the cultural competence needed to effectively engage diverse global contexts, international perspectives on research ethics that impact children, methods of entering the policy process, and directions for the future of school-based counseling that support the well-being of children as global citizens in peaceful and sustainable societies.

Notes

Acknowledgement

The author wishes to thank and acknowledge George Davy Vera for his contributions.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Counseling and Human Development ProgramJohns Hopkins UniversityBaltimoreUSA

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