ERIC Number: ED474112
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003-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.
The federal government supports many information clearinghouses and research institutions that produce free and low-cost publications and materials that can support and enrich the work of a professional counselor. This sourcebook is designed to help tap into and take greater advantage of these resources. The sourcebook provides syntheses of current research, statistics, and research reports; background material about current and emerging policy issues; information about model programs and policies; materials and resources that may be used in school guidance and counseling programs; and educational pamphlets and brochures for the office waiting room. Topics covered include adoption; aging; AIDS/HIV; child abuse/family violence; crime; disabilities; education; employment and career development; health; mental health; smoking; substance abuse; and youth and families. For each resource, contact information and a description of the service are included. (GCP)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adoption, Aging (Individuals), Career Guidance, Child Abuse, Counseling, Counselor Training, Counselors, Family Violence, Government Publications, Health Promotion, Mental Health, Professional Development, Substance Abuse, Youth Problems
American Counseling Association, Office of Public Policy and Legislation, 5999 Stevenson Ave., Alexandria, VA 22304-3300. Tel: 800-347-6647 (Toll Free). For full text: http://www.counseling.org/pdfs/fedinfo2003.pdf.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Counselors
Authoring Institution: American Counseling Association, Alexandria, VA. Office of Public Policy and Legislation.