Counseling Today

Counseling Today : Foundations of Professional Identity

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This innovative entrant into the foundations of counseling market meets the current generation of counseling students in the way they learn best-through meaningful pedagogical features and research-based content. Through its distinctive features, this text provides opportunities for students to reflect on what they are learning and explore independently through this process of reflection. The authors believe in the development of practitioners who learn through examining controversy, staying abreast of current research, and challenging their own thinking. Such practices will provide students with tools that will ultimately help them develop their professional identities. Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to MyCounselingLab (R). To order MyCounselingLab (R) packaged with the bound book, use ISBN 0134466365. Also available with MyCounselingLab (R) This title is also available with MyCounselingLab-an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with the text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students see key concepts demonstrated through video clips, practice what they learn, test their understanding, and receive feedback to guide their learning and ensure they master key learning more

Product details

  • Paperback | 560 pages
  • 185.42 x 228.6 x 33.02mm | 907.18g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 0130985368
  • 9780130985361

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A unique new entrant into the counseling market, Counseling Today: Foundations of Professional speaks to the current generation of counseling students in ways they learn best--by using effective pedagogical aids, by presenting real life scenarios, and by tying content to MyHelpingLab, a powerful online resource. The authors have done a fantastic job of presenting information relative to today's practice of counseling and have updated information on aspects of the field related to the practice of professional counseling in the 21st century. Based on what I have seen, there really are no areas of the book that would detract me from adopting it. Jeremy Linton (Indiana University, South Bend) Within every chapter, student will find innovative features: Fast Facts. These factoids help students immerse themselves in the world of counseling. The authors provide frequent facts to help students continuously contextualize what they are learning in the main body of the text. Words of Wisdom. Like Fast Facts, these items are scattered throughout the chapters to offer students helpful information that they will take away with them long after their course is complete. Spotlights OnMore in-depth than the Fast Facts and Words of Wisdom, this feature focuses on particular issues or people in the field of counseling. Counseling ControversyHere the authors highlight areas of current discussion in the profession such as "Should counselors engage in diagnosis of mental and emotional disorders?" Snapshots Here students will read about real counselors in relation to the topic of the more

Table of contents

PrefaceChapter 1 Who Are Counselors?Chapter 2 What Do Counselors Do?Chapter 3 How Are Counselors Trained and Regulated?Chapter 4 How Do Counseling Students Get the Most from Their Graduate Programs?Chapter 6 How Do Counselors Use Theories?Chapter 7 How Do Counselors Use Research?Chapter 8 What Happens in a Counseling Session?Chapter 9 Where Does Counseling Take Place?Chapter 10 How Do Counselors Work in a Diverse Society?Chapter 11 How Do Counselors Collect and Use Assessment Information?Chapter 12 How Do Counselors Make Legal and Ethical Decisions?Chapter 13 How Do Counselors Maintain Their Personal Wellness?Chapter 14 Counseling TomorrowReferencesshow more

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