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Professional Orientation to Counseling

Nicholas A. Vacc, Larry C. Loesch
Format
Book
Published
Philadelphia : Brunner-Routledge, c2000.
Edition
3rd ed
Language
English
ISBN
1560328517 (alk. paper)
Contents
  • Part 1 Counseling Profession
  • Section 1 Professional Counseling
  • 1 Professional Counseling: A Point of View 3
  • Specialities in Counseling 6
  • Differences Between Professional Counselors and Other Mental Health Specialists 12
  • Assumptions for Professional Counselors 17
  • Professional Counselor as a Practitioner-Scientist 24
  • Part 2 Core Knowledge Areas for the Professional Practice of Counseling
  • Section 1 Human Growth and Development
  • 2 Life Span Development 31
  • Nature Versus Nurture 31
  • Psychoanalytic Perspective of Development 33
  • Social Learning Theory 37
  • Cognitive-Developmental Theory 38
  • Early Growth and Development 42
  • Preschool Years 43
  • Development in Middle Childhood 45
  • Adolescence 45
  • Adulthood and Older Adults 48
  • Section 2 Social and Cultural Foundations
  • 3 Multicultural and Diverse Populations: Social and Cultural Issues Concerning Counselors 51
  • Cultural Diversity and the Counselor 51
  • Demographic Changes 52
  • Understanding Diversity 54
  • Characteristics Across Cultures 55
  • Biases Among Counseling Theories 59
  • Barriers to Effective Multicultural Counseling 60
  • Appreciating Differences and Similarities 60
  • Ethical Issues 62
  • Section 3 Helping Relationships
  • 4 Helping Skills 63
  • Therapeutic Constructs 65
  • Helping Skills Methods 66
  • 5 Counseling Theory and Practice 72
  • Individual and Group Counseling 72
  • Theoretical Models 74
  • 6 Consultation 93
  • Consultant's Role 94
  • Consultation Versus Counseling 96
  • Models of Consultation 98
  • An Example of Individual Consultation 104
  • Counselors as Consultees 107
  • Section 4 Group Counseling
  • 7 Group Counseling: Working with Groups 109
  • Communication within Group Counseling 111
  • Group Process 112
  • Planning for Groups 117
  • Group Models 118
  • Ethical and Legal Issues 123
  • Section 5 Career Development
  • 8 Career Development and Counseling 124
  • Theories of Career Development and Counseling 128
  • Career Guidance, Education, and Counseling 149
  • Section 6 Assessment and Appraisal
  • 9 Assessment and Measurement 155
  • Traditional Assessment in Counseling 157
  • Assessment within Empirical Counseling 167
  • Section 7 Research
  • 10 Research in Professional Counseling 173
  • Qualitative Research 176
  • Quantitative Research 178
  • Experimental Research Designs 181
  • Legal Aspects of Research 190
  • Ethical Aspects of Research 192
  • Computers and Research 193
  • Variables 194
  • Selecting Subjects 195
  • Research Questions and Hypotheses 198
  • Basic Statistics 201
  • Statistical Analyses 203
  • Needs Assessment and Program Evaluation 213
  • A Concluding Opinion 217
  • Section 8 Professional Orientation
  • 11 Evolution of the Counseling Profession 220
  • 12 Legal Concerns in Counseling 240
  • Legal Concerns for Counselors 241
  • Criminal and Civil Liability 248
  • Legal Concerns for Clients 255
  • Legal Resources for Counselors 263
  • 13 Ethical Concerns in Counseling 265
  • Need for Ethical Standards 265
  • Professional Preparation for Ethical Practice 267
  • Overview of the 1995 ACA Ethical Standards 268
  • NBCC Code of Ethics 271
  • 14 Professionalism in Counseling 290
  • Professional Organizations for Counselors 291
  • Professional Credentials for Counselors 295
  • Developments in Counselor Credentialing 304
  • Counselors' Professional Development 304
  • Professional Contributions by Counselors 308
  • 15 Professional Preparation of Counselors 310
  • Issues in Counselor Preparation 310
  • Standards of Preparation 322
  • Accreditation by Other Agencies 333
  • 16 Trends in Professional Counseling 334
  • Trends in Settings Where Professional Counselors Work 334
  • Trends in Clientele with Whom Counselors Work 346.
Description
xiv, 381 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 358-372) and index.
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