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Designed to orient counselors in training to the profession of counseling–regardless of their area of specialty–this comprehensive, current, and innovative guide covers the major tenets of the counseling profession including advocacy and multicultural counseling; licensure; professional associations; ethical/legal issues; consultation; supervision; outcomes research; and the counseling process, with diverse applications across the lifespan, settings, and specialties. Orientation to the Counseling Profession is precisely aligned with the 2009 CACREP standards, helping CACREP-accredited programs meet the standards and helping non-CACREP programs provide counselors in training with the most current professional training standards. Featured are unique Voices from the Field excerpts that give readers real-life, in-the-trenches practitioner perspectives. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video.
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Orientation to the Counseling Profession Plus NEW MyCounselingLab with Video-Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card Package
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Orientation to the Counseling Profession: Advocacy, Ethics, and Essential Professional Foundations
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NEW MyCounselingLab with Video-Enhanced Pearson eText -- Standalone Access Card -- for Orientation to the Counseling Profession: Advocacy, Ethics, and Essential Professional Foundations
Bradley T. Erford, Ph.D., LCPC, NCC, LPC, LP, LSP, is the 2012-2013 President of the American Counseling Association (ACA) and a professor in the school counseling program of the Education Specialties Department in the School of Education at Loyola University Maryland. He has held several professional leadership positions, published numerous books, articles and book chapters, and been the recipient of prestigious awards such as the American Counseling Association (ACA) Research Award.
Dr. Erford was a school psychologist/counselor in the Chesterfield County (VA) Public Schools. He maintains a private practice specializing in assessment and treatment of children and adolescents. A graduate of The University of Virginia (Ph.D.), Bucknell University (M.A.), and Grove City College (B.S.), he has taught courses in Testing and Measurement, Psycho-educational Assessment, Lifespan Development, Research and Evaluation in Counseling, School Counseling, Counseling Techniques, practicum and internship student supervision, and Stress Management (not that he needs it).
Brief Table of Contents
Section One Foundations of Professional Counselor Identity
Chapter 1 Becoming a Professional Counselor: Philosophical, Historical, and Future Considerations by Susan H. Carmichael
and Bradley T. Erford
Chapter 2 Professional Counseling Organizations, Licensure, Certification, and Accreditation by Joshua C. Watson, Bradley
T. Erford, David M. Kaplan, and Grafton T. Eliason
Chapter 3 Ethical and Legal Issues in Counseling by Lynn E. Linde and Bradley T. Erford
Section Two Counseling Processes and Approaches
Chapter 4 Theories of Counseling by Dana Heller Levitt, Alissa Darnell, Bradley T. Erford, and Ann Vernon
Chapter 5 The Counseling Process by Donna S. Sheperis and Cyrus Marcellus Ellis
Chapter 6 Counseling Microskills by Joseph B. Cooper
Section Three Client Issues and Advocacy
Chapter 7 Human Development Throughout the Lifespan by Ann Vernon and Bradley T. Erford
Chapter 8 Multicultural Counseling by Danica G. Hays and Geneva M. Gray
Chapter 9 Advocating for the Counseling Profession by Amy Milsom
Chapter 10 Advocacy Counseling: Being an Effective Agent of Change for Clients by Donna M. Gibson
Chapter 11 Settings and Counseling Career Choices by Nadine E. Garner, James P. Valle and Stefanie A. Moore
Chapter 12 Client Issues by Catherine Y. Chang and Amy L. McLeod
Chapter 13 Assessment, Case Conceptualization, Diagnosis, and Treatment Planning by Gail Mears and Jodi Bartley
Chapter 14 Consultation and Supervision by Mark A. Young and Alan Basham
Section Four The Effectiveness of Counseling
Chapter 15 Accountability in Counseling by Bradley T. Erford
Chapter 16 Outcome Research in Counseling by Susan H. Carmichael and Bradley T. Erford