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Practicum and Internship : Textbook and Resource Guide for Counseling and Psychotherapy

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Completely revised and updated, the fourth edition of Practicum and Internshipcarries on the tradition of the previous editions as a popular and highly useful textbook and resource guide. It continues to be a comprehensive resource for students and their supervisors throughout the counseling and psychotherapy process, providing thorough coverage of both the theoretical and practical aspects of the practicum and internship process. This text guides students through the important pre-professional training experiences, from the selection of an appropriate practicum site to the final evaluation of the internship. Organizing the content into four sections for clarity and ease of use, the authors discuss all the relevant information regarding the practicum experience, preparation for the internship, the internship experience and evaluation, and important ethical and legal considerations. New in this edition are a listing and description of the various counseling theories and techniques; a section on crisis intervention and response; detailed guidelines for school mental health consultation; and forms for evaluating performance, cognitive, and consulting skills Forms are provided at the end of the book for the student's use in site selection, assessment, client treatment, and performance feedback and evaluation. These forms are also included in electronic format on an accompanying CD to allow students to modify and reuse them.

Author Biography

Judith Scott is Professor Emeritus of the Department of Psychology in Education at the University of Pittsburgh. John C. Boylan is currently teaching part time in the Department of Psychology and Sociology at Coastal Carolina University in Conway South Carolina, and the Graduate Counseling Program at Webster University in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Table of Contents

The Practicum Experience
Definitions, Phases, and Standardsp. 3
Preparation for Practicump. 21
Practicum Content Issuesp. 43
Practicum Process Issuesp. 73
Monitoring the Professional Development of Practicum Studentsp. 99
Ethics and the Law
Ethics in Counselor Educationp. 143
Legal Issuesp. 247
The Internship Experience
Guidelines for Interns Working With Special Populations and Crisisp. 269
Consultation in the Schools and Mental Health Agencies: Models and Methodsp. 331
Internship Preparation and Experience
Preparation for Internshipp. 379
Process and Evaluation in Internshipp. 393
Final Evaluationsp. 415
Appendicesp. 417
Indexp. 463
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