By supporting others and promoting change, helping professionalsalso enjoy the benefit of personal growth. Changing People'sLives While Transforming Your Own is filled with narrativesfrom individuals from social work, psychology, counseling, andallied health fields. Inspiring and stirring, this book vividlyillustrates how to promote social justice and foster global humanrights. Its accompanying DVD features stories from a social justicemission to Nepal reaching out to neglected children. Students andprofessionals will find this book a profound reminder of howtargeted social justice efforts have resulted in transformativeexperiences.
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About the Author
Jeffrey A. Kottler is author of On Being a Therapist,and The Mummy at the Dining Room Table (both from Wiley),among many other books. He is Professor and Chair of the CounselingDepartment at California State University, Fullerton. He alsoestablished the Madhav Ghimire Foundation, which is devoted tohelping the most neglected children of Nepal.
Mike Marriner is the cofounder of Roadtrip Nation andcoauthor of Roadtrip Nation: A Guide to Discovering Your Path inLife. He has also coproduced the annual Roadtrip Nationtelevision series that airs nationally on PBS, and has beenfeatured on NBC's Today show, CNN, CBS News, BBC World News, andNPR.
Table of Contents
PART I: BIRTH OF A MOVEMENT.
CHAPTER 1: Paths to Social Justice.
CHAPTER 2: The Dance of Hope.
CHAPTER 3: Children Disappearing.
CHAPTER 4: Stories of Despair and Resilience.
PART II: STORIES OF IMPACT.
CHAPTER 5: Road Trip.
CHAPTER 6: Being Lost.
CHAPTER 7: Student Transformations.
CHAPTER 8: Making Universal Connections.
CHAPTER 9: Lessons and Major Themes.
PART III: TAKING ACTION.
CHAPTER 10: Relationship Skills for Promoting ConstructiveAction.
CHAPTER 11: Travel That Can Change Your Life.
CHAPTER 12: International Jetsetters.
CHAPTER 13: Local Community Activists.
CHAPTER 14: Thinking Globally, Acting Locally.
CHAPTER 15: Going Small.
References and Resources.
About the Authors.
About the DVD.