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ERIC Number: ED585870
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Pages: 400
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: 978-1-5562-0366-4
Orientation to Professional Counseling: Past, Present, and Future Trends
Nassar, Sylvia C., Ed.; Niles, Spencer G., Ed.
American Counseling Association
Ideal for use in introductory counseling courses, "Orientation to Professional Counseling" is fully aligned with the 2016 CACREP Standards and contains historical perspectives on the foundations of the profession, an overview of counseling specialties and contemporary issues in the field, and a discussion of anticipated future trends. Throughout the book, Nassar, Niles, and other counseling leaders emphasize the core content and expertise common within a unified counseling identity. To deepen practical application, chapters include learning objectives and activities, review questions, illustrative text sidebars, and "Voices From the Field." Contents include: Section I: Foundational Elements of Professional Counseling: (1) Professional Counseling and Ethical Practice (Barbara Herlihy, Matthew Lyons, and Jeffrey Strozier); (2) Human Growth and Development in a Multicultural Context (Cheryl Holcolmb-McCoy, Shanita Brown, and Aisha Al-Qimlass); (3) Individual and Group Helping Relationships (Ann Vernon and Darcie Davis-Gage); (4) Research and Assessment in Counseling (Richard S. Balkin); Section II: Counseling Specialties: (5) Addictions Counseling (Virginia A. Kelly); (6) Career Counseling (Mark Pope); (7) Clinical Mental Health Counseling (Carla Adkison-Johnson); (8) Rehabilitation Counseling (Michael J. Leahy, Vilia M. Tarvydas, Annemarie Connor, and Trenton Landon); (9) College Counseling and Student Affairs (Perry C. Francis); (10) Marriage, Couples, and Family Counseling (Richard E. Watts, Rick Bruhn, Mary Nichter, and Judith Nelson); (11) School Counseling (Amy Milsom); Section III: Current Issues for Personal and Professional Development: (12) Current Issues and Trends in the Counseling Profession (Thelma Duffey and Shane Haberstroh); (13) Personal and Professional Counselor Identity Development (Craig S. Cashwell and W. Bradley McKibben); (14) Index. [Foreword by Courtland C. Lee.]
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Counseling Association
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A