ACA-ACES Syllabus Clearinghouse

The ACA Syllabus Clearinghouse is a joint project of ACA and The Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES). We will maintain syllabi on many topics from may different learning institutions. Our database will be updated continually with new and exciting courses and will provide a valuable resource to all counselors. If you have questions or need assistance please contact the ACA librarian at 800-347-6647 ext. 281 or

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Education for Liberation

The perspective of this course is to begin to explore the cultural shifts that will be necessary in moving from traditional educational models towards liberating educational models. Systemic change will need to address a variety of situations and look at the basic questions of: Who educates? On whose behalf? Towards what end? The techniques to be explored shall include community organizing, coalition building, lobbying and change issues in an educational bureaucracy. Students will look at social, political, and economic dynamics which propel or impede advocacy efforts.
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