ERIC Number: ED439303
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Federal Information Resources for Professional Counselors. A Sourcebook of Free and Low-Cost Resources To Support and Enrich Your Work as a Professional Counselor.
This publication is a sourcebook of free and low-cost resources to support the work of professional counselors. The information includes: (1) synthesis of current research, statistics, and research reports; (2) background material about current and emerging policy issues; (3) information about model programs and policies; (4) materials and resources that may be used in school guidance and counseling programs; and (5) educational pamphlets and brochures for office waiting rooms. Resource topics include: "Adoption"; "Aging"; "AIDS/HIV"; "Child Abuse and Family Violence"; "Crime and Violence"; "Disabilities"; "Education"; "Employment and Career Development"; "Health"; "Mental Health"; "Smoking"; "Substance Abuse"; and "Youth & Families". Most resources listed are supported by the Federal government; a few non-profit organizations are included. (JDM)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Adoption, Career Development, Counseling, Family Violence, Federal Government, Government Publications, Mental Health, Public Education, Substance Abuse
American Counseling Association, Office of Public Policy and Legislation, 5999 Stevenson Ave., Alexandria, VA 22304-3300. Tel: 800-347-6647 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Counseling Association, Alexandria, VA. Office of Public Policy and Information.