The World of the Counselor: An Introduction to the Counseling Profession / Edition 3

The World of the Counselor: An Introduction to the Counseling Profession / Edition 3

by Edward S. Neukrug
     
 

ISBN-10: 0495007803

ISBN-13: 9780495007807

Pub. Date: 07/20/2006

Publisher: Cengage Learning

THE WORLD OF THE COUNSELOR gives readers an unparalleled look into the practicalities of the counseling profession by providing a broad overview of the field, including a firm foundation in the skills, theories, and day-to-day realities of the job. Thorough and research-based, the book presents the key concepts and material about the counseling profession with

Overview

THE WORLD OF THE COUNSELOR gives readers an unparalleled look into the practicalities of the counseling profession by providing a broad overview of the field, including a firm foundation in the skills, theories, and day-to-day realities of the job. Thorough and research-based, the book presents the key concepts and material about the counseling profession with clarity and insight, while keeping readers engaged through illustrative case examples and personal narratives. To ensure that readers are thoroughly prepared to further their studies and careers, the author has structured the material around the eight core CACREP curriculum areas, while enhancing his discussion with coverage of salient topics such as specializations within counseling, finding a counseling job, and future trends in counseling.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495007807
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/20/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

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Table of Contents

Section I: PROFESSIONAL ORIENTATION. 1. The Counselor's Identity: What, Who, and How? 2. The Counseling Professions Past, Present, and Future. 3. Standards in the Profession: Ethics, Accreditation, Credentialing, and Multicultural/Social Justice Competencies. Section II: THE HELPING RELATIONSHIP I: THEORIES AND SKILLS. 4. Individual Approaches to Counseling. 5. Counseling Skills. Section III: THE HELPING RELATIONSHIP II: THE COUNSELOR WORKING IN SYSTEMS. 6. Couples and Family Counseling. 7. Group Work. 8. Consultation and Supervision. Section IV: THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE PERSON. 9. Development Across the Lifespan. 10. Abnormal Development, Diagnosis, and Psychopharmacology. 11. Career Development: The Counselor and the World of Work. Section V: RESEARCH, PROGRAM EVALUATION, AND ASSESSMENT. 12. Testing and Assessment. 13. Research and Evaluation. Section VI: SOCIAL AND CULTURAL FOUNDATIONS IN COUNSELING. 14. Theory and Concepts of Multicultural Counseling. 15. Knowledge and Skills of Multicultural Counseling. Section VII: SELECT SPECIALITY AREAS IN COUNSELING. 16. School Counseling. 17. Clinical Mental Health Counseling. 18. Student Affairs and College Counseling (Post-Secondary Counseling). Afterword: A LOOK TOWARD YOUR FUTURE: APPLYING FOR GRADUATE PROGRAMS AND FINDING A JOB.

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