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Journal Article: Advocacy--Professional School Counselors Closing the Achievement Gap Through Empowerment: A Response to Hipolito-Delgado and Lee

Journal Article » Advocacy--Professional School Counselors Closing the Achievement Gap Through Empowerment: A Response to Hipolito-Delgado and Lee


Education, Student counselors/Duties, Empowerment, At risk students


Mitcham-Smith, Michelle


2007, April


A commentary on an article by Hipolito-Delgado and Lee that appeared in this issue of Professional School Counseling is provided. In the article, Hipolito-Delgado and Lee proposed that school counselors draw on empowerment theory to help marginalized and oppressed students. The writer discusses the potential of this empowerment framework for developing a multicultural, comprehensive school counseling program.