Case management is often a taboo word and concept within counseling, yet this seemingly humble tool is an essential component of clinical practice in nearly all counseling settings. Despite its ubiquity in the field, many counselors overlook it or are unprepared to do it based on its absence from their counselor training. Focusing on the daily practice of this necessary service, this session will explore case management as an essential principle for advocacy and the social justice equity need of clients.
To teach basic principles of case management from an advocacy and equity perspective as they relate to helping diverse clients succeed.
To explore barriers to teaching about and practicing case management for counselors and counselors-in-training.
To explore ways to teach case management as an essential component of counseling for educators and supervisors.
Assistant Professor of Counselor Education,