ERIC Number: ED415482
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Directions in Rehabilitation Counseling. Volume 9.
Directions in Rehabilitation Counseling, v9 n1-12 1998
Rehabilitation counselors must stay apprised of numerous issues in their field. To help them remain current, this volume features 12 lessons which can count as continuing education credits. Lesson 1 explores issues surrounding Latino clients, focusing on cultural considerations, ethnic identity, and the counselor-client relationship. Sexuality issues in clients with physical disabilities are discussed in lesson 2, with a focus on developmental issues and psychological considerations. Counseling women in mid-life, which features an integrative approach to menopause, and ways to utilize community resources in rehabilitative counseling are covered in lessons 3 and 4. Lesson 5 provides counseling strategies when working with Native Americans, whereas lesson 6 explores ways to provide vocational services to clients in substance abuse rehabilitation. The treatment of comorbid posttraumatic stress disorder and substance abuse is addressed in lesson 7 and lesson 8 features tips on program evaluation and assessment of outcomes. Lesson 9 describes issues surrounding mood disorders following traumatic brain injury and lesson 10 discusses interventions and rehabilitation counseling for autistic clients and their families. The last two lessons center on life care planning and how to prepare for cross-examination as an expert witness. Each lesson contains references and questions. (RJM)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Hatherleigh Co., Ltd., New York, NY.