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Danica G. Hays – American Counseling Association, 2023
This best-selling text explains the basic principles of psychological assessment and measurement and guides students and practitioners in the appropriate selection, interpretation, and communication of test results. Danica Hays introduces more than 150 assessment instruments used to evaluate mental health, intelligence, career development,…
Descriptors: Counseling, Psychological Studies, Methods, Counseling Techniques
Gladding, Samuel T. – American Counseling Association, 2021
"The Creative Arts in Counseling" presents an evidence-based exploration of how expressive therapies can be used effectively with clients of all ages and backgrounds. After an introduction to the history and benefits of using the arts in counseling, Dr. Gladding discusses the therapeutic use of music; dance/movement; imagery; visual…
Descriptors: Creativity, Art Therapy, Counseling Techniques, Evidence Based Practice
Field, Thomas A.; Ghoston, Michelle R. – American Counseling Association, 2020
This innovative text is the first to illustrate how neuroscience concepts can be translated and applied to counseling with children and adolescents. Drs. Field and Ghoston discuss general principles for child and adolescent counseling before examining neurophysiological development from birth to age 18. They then provide in-session examples of…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Children, Adolescents, Neurosciences
Wheeler, Anne Marie; Bertram, Burt – American Counseling Association, 2019
This eighth edition provides a current and comprehensive discussion of counselors' legal and ethical responsibilities, an examination of state and federal laws as they relate to practice, and helpful risk management strategies. Attorney Nancy Wheeler and Burt Bertram, a private practitioner and counselor educator, offer real-world practical tips…
Descriptors: School Counselors, School Counseling, Legal Responsibility, Ethics
Webber, Jane M., Ed.; Mascari, J. Barry, Ed. – American Counseling Association, 2018
This timely book provides current research and skill-building information on Disaster Mental Health Counseling for counselors, educators, students, and mental health responders in agencies, schools, universities, and private practice. Recognized experts in the field detail effective clinical interventions with survivors in the immediate,…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Counseling, Violence, Trauma
Kottler, Jeffrey A. – American Counseling Association, 2017
Every profession has trade secrets that are passed on from one generation to the next and counseling is no exception. These cherished lessons based on wide-ranging experiences and passion for the craft are shared by masters with students and colleagues and include fresh ideas, noteworthy interventions, and even little tricks learned over time that…
Descriptors: Counseling Effectiveness, Best Practices, Counseling Techniques, Innovation
Hays, Danica G. – American Counseling Association, 2017
The latest edition of this perennial bestseller instructs and updates students and clinicians on the basic principles of psychological assessment and measurement, recent changes in assessment procedures, and the most widely used tests in counseling practice today. Dr. Danica Hays guides counselors in the appropriate selection, interpretation, and…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Psychological Evaluation, Psychological Testing, Test Selection
Gladding, Samuel T. – American Counseling Association, 2016
This latest edition of "The Creative Arts in Counseling" is a powerful, evidence-based examination of how creative expression can be used in counseling with clients of various ages and backgrounds. It explores the clinical application of all of the major creative arts, including music, dance/movement, imagery, visual arts,…
Descriptors: Creative Activities, Art Activities, Art Education, Counseling Services
Gysbers, Norman C.; Henderson, Patricia – American Counseling Association, 2012
Five phases for establishing and improving Pre-K-12 comprehensive guidance and counseling programs serve as the organizational framework for this enduring, influential textbook written for counselor educators and their students, school leaders, practicing school counselors, and state or district supervisors. The fifth edition of this bestseller…
Descriptors: School Guidance, School Counseling, Comprehensive Guidance, Guidance Programs
Fitch, Trey, Ed.; Marshall, Jennifer L., Ed. – American Counseling Association, 2011
In this book, group work and college counseling leaders offer step-by-step instruction in the effective use and processing of structured group activities on topics such as test anxiety; stress and anxiety management; ADHD; career development; substance abuse; eating disorders; and the unique concerns faced by GLBT students, first-generation…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, First Generation College Students, Eating Disorders, Career Development
Bauman, Sheri – American Counseling Association, 2011
This informative book offers complete, up-to-date coverage of the growing problem of cyberbullying. Written for counselors, teachers, school leaders, and other professionals who work with children and teens, "Cyberbullying" addresses the real-life dangers students face on the Internet, including offensive, confrontational, and harassing messages;…
Descriptors: Bullying, Internet, Students, School Counseling
Kottman, Terry – American Counseling Association, 2011
Written for use in play therapy and child counseling courses, this extraordinarily practical text provides a detailed examination of basic and advanced play therapy concepts and skills and guidance on when and how to use them. Kottman's multitheoretical approach and wealth of explicit techniques are also helpful for clinicians who want to gain…
Descriptors: Play, Mental Health Workers, Therapy, Play Therapy
Capuzzi, David – American Counseling Association, 2009
In this book, David Capuzzi, a renowned expert on suicide, encourages suicide prevention in schools through the use of a clear and effective crisis management plan designed to identify and serve at-risk youth. His concise, step-by-step framework provides essential information for school counselors, administrators, and faculty on suicide…
Descriptors: Suicide, Prevention, Crisis Management, High Schools