Introduction to Counseling and Guidance

Introduction to Counseling and Guidance : International Edition

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This introduction to counseling text includes comprehensive coverage of process, setting, and theory. It presents practical examples and discussions of the major facets of counseling in both school and non-school settings. Readers are provided with an overview and general discussion of six critical areas. They are: 1) historical perspectives and current activities of counselors, 2) the role and function of counselors in a variety of settings, 3) techniques utilized by counselors, 4) the organization of counseling programs, 5) research and evaluation responsibilities, and 6) legal and ethical guidelines.show more

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  • Paperback | 592 pages
  • 194 x 235 x 22mm | 901g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 5th edition
  • 0130112666
  • 9780130112668

Table of contents

1. Counseling: A Response to Human Needs. 2. Traditional and Current Activities of Counselors. 3. The School Counselor's Role and Function. 4. Counselors in Community and Agency Settings. 5. Individual Counseling. 6. Multicultural Counseling. 7. Group Techniques for Counselors. 8. Standardized Testing and Human Assessment. 9. Nonstandardized Techniques for Human Assessment. 10. Counseling for Career Planning and Decision Making. 11. The Counselor as Developmental and Educational Consultant. 12. Prevention and Wellness. 13. Program Management, Development, and Leadership. 14. Accountability, Evaluation, and Research. 15. Ethical and Legal Guidelines. Appendixes. References.show more