ERIC Number: ED307527
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Counseling Software Guide: A Resource for the Guidance and Human Development Professions.
Walz, Garry R.; Bleuer, Jeanne C.
This document is a guide to counseling software. It presents overviews on the state of development of counseling and human services software in five major topic areas including personal counseling, career counseling, academic advising, testing and administration. It provides factual and up-to-date descriptions of over 500 counseling-relevant software programs as well as 93 software reviews. It illustrates how far the field has come in the use of computers in counseling and what paths and options the future holds. Strategies on how to use the guide are presented which describe how to find out about the use of computers in counseling, what to look for in software, an overview of trends and developments in the availability and use of software, an overview of the range of software programs available, and information on specific software programs. The first section discusses trends and developments in counseling software. The second section provides software descriptions in the areas of personal counseling, career counseling, academic advising, testing, and administration. The third section provides software reviews in the same areas. (ABL)
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Administration, Career Counseling, Computer Assisted Testing, Computer Software, Counseling, Individual Counseling
ERIC/CAPS, University of Michigan, School of Education, Room 2108, Ann Arbor, MI 48109; or American Association for Counseling and Development, 5999 Stevenson Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22304 ($47.00 for AACD members; $52.00 for non-members).
Publication Type: Guides - General; Book/Product Reviews
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: American Association for Counseling and Development, Alexandria, VA.