Interprofessional Collaboration for Children and Families: Opportunities for Counseling Psychology in the 21st Century

Mary Brabeck, Mary E. Walsh, Maureen Kenny, Kelurah Comilang

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Abstract

As societal forces affect the well-being of children, youth, and families, professionals are changing the ways they practice and the settings in which they work In this article, the authors point toward interprofessional collaborations and integrated service systems as promising reform efforts that present opportunities and challenges for counseling psychologists. The authors describe the history and commitments of counseling psychology that position the profession to meet these challenges and the changes in focus and roles necessary to do so. Finally, efforts underway at Boston College are described as one exanlple of counseling psychologists engaged in interprofessional collaboration within schools.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)615-636
Number of pages22
JournalThe Counseling Psychologist
Volume25
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Applied Psychology

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