9780534364755

The Helping Professions A Careers Sourcebook

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    9780534364755

  • ISBN10:

    0534364756

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-07-29
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

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A valuable resource for helping readers decide on a career path, this sourcebook provides essential background information on the scope of human services & the essential aspects involved in choosing a career. * Describes nine major professions in the human services field including a vignette illustrating actual work activities * Gives a realistic picture of the challenges of each profession, salary levels & duties at various levels of training, educational requirements, licensing, certification & an estimated job outlook.

Table of Contents

Preface xi
About the Authors xv
The Scope of Human Services
1(12)
General Focus and Roles of Human Service Workers
1(1)
Sponsorship of Agencies/Institutions
2(1)
Managed Care
3(1)
Types of Agencies/Institutions
4(1)
Whom Do You Help?
5(7)
The Elderly
5(1)
The Poor
6(1)
Juvenile Delinquents
7(1)
Criminals
8(2)
The Mentally Challenged
10(2)
Conclusion
12(1)
Are You Suited for the Field
13(16)
Relationships
14(4)
Business Relationships
14(1)
Personal Relationships
14(1)
Competitive Relationships
15(1)
Professional Relationships
15(1)
The Helping Relationships
16(2)
Importance of Self-Concept
18(2)
Beliefs---Motivation
20(1)
Self-Exploration
20(1)
Qualities of an Effective Helper
21(3)
Listening
21(1)
Communicating Effectively
22(1)
Empathy
23(1)
Openness
23(1)
Support
23(1)
Acceptance
24(1)
What Does One Look for in a Career?
24(2)
Income
24(1)
Status
25(1)
Work Satisfaction
25(1)
Working Conditions
25(1)
What Do Human Services Organizations Look for in the Selecting Staff?
26(1)
Self-Awareness
26(1)
Values
26(1)
Motivation
26(1)
Skills/Training
27(1)
Education
27(1)
Experience
27(1)
Summary
27(1)
References
28(1)
Additional Reading
28(1)
Careers as a Generalist Worker
29(10)
What is Generalist Human Services Work?
29(1)
What Choose Generalist Human Services Work?
30(1)
Development of Generalist Human Services Work: Career Trends
30(1)
What Does the Generalist Human Services Worker Do?
31(1)
A Day in the Life of a Generalist Human Services Worker
32(1)
How Does One Become a Generalist Human Services Worker?
33(2)
Licensing and Certification
35(1)
Salaries
35(1)
Job Descriptions
36(1)
Professional Organizations
37(1)
References
38(1)
Careers in Social Work
39(13)
What Is Social Work?
39(1)
Why Choose Social Work?
39(1)
Development of Social Work-Career Trends
40(1)
What Does a Social Worker Do?
41(4)
Direct Practice
42(1)
Supervision
43(1)
Administration
43(1)
Consultation
44(1)
Research
44(1)
Education
44(1)
A Day in the Life of a Social Worker
45(1)
How Does One Become a Social Worker?
46(3)
Bachelor's of Social Work Program
46(1)
Master's Degree in Social Work
47(1)
Doctoral Programs in Social Work
48(1)
Cyber Sources of Information
48(1)
Licensing and Certification/Credentials
48(1)
Salaries
49(1)
Job Descriptions
49(1)
Professional Organizations
50(1)
References
51(1)
Careers in Counseling
52(21)
What Is Counseling?
52(1)
Why Choose Counseling?
52(1)
Development of Counseling---Career Trends
53(2)
What Does the Counselor Do?
55(1)
Community Counseling
56(4)
Career Counseling
57(1)
Gerontological Counseling
58(1)
Marriage and Family Counseling/Therapy
59(1)
Rehabilitation Counseling
60(1)
School Counseling
61(2)
Mental Health Counseling
63(1)
Pastoral Counseling
63(1)
A Day in the Life of a Rehabilitation Counselor
64(1)
How Does One Become a Counselor?
65(2)
Graduate Training
66(1)
Licenses and Certification
66(1)
Salaries
67(1)
Job Descriptions
67(2)
Professional Organizations
69(1)
References
70(1)
Sources of Additional Information
71(2)
Newsletters
71(1)
Journals
71(2)
Careers in Psychology
73(18)
What Is Psychology?
73(1)
Why Choose Clinical Psychology?
74(1)
Development of Clinical Psychology---Career Trends
74(3)
What Does the Clinical Psychologist Do?
77(3)
Psychological Testing
77(1)
Research
77(1)
Psychotherapy
77(1)
Counseling
78(1)
Counseling Psychology
78(1)
School Psychology
79(1)
Community Psychology
80(1)
A Day in the Life of a Clinical Psychologist
80(2)
How Does One Become a Clinical Psychologist?
82(4)
Graduate Training
82(1)
Clinical Internship
83(1)
The Dissertation
83(1)
The Doctor of Psychology Degree (Psy.D.)
84(1)
The Ed.D. Degree
84(1)
The ABD Psychologist
84(1)
The Master's-Level Psychologist
85(1)
The Bachelor's-Level Psychologist
85(1)
Licensing and Certification
86(1)
Salaries
86(1)
Job Descriptions
87(2)
Professional Organizations
89(1)
References
89(1)
Sources of Additional Information
90(1)
Newsletters
90(1)
Journals
90(1)
Careers in Psychiatry?
91(17)
What Is Psychiatry?
91(1)
Why Choose Psychiatry
91(1)
Development of Psychiatry---Careers Trends
91(3)
What Does the Psychiatrist Do?
94(4)
Psychiatric Treatment
94(1)
Medical Therapies
95(1)
The Psychiatrist As Leader
96(1)
Psychiatric Consultation
97(1)
Research
97(1)
Community Psychiatry
97(1)
A Day in the Life of a Psychiatrist
98(1)
How Does One Become a Psychiatrist?
99(4)
Selecting a College
99(1)
Applying to Medical School
100(1)
Medical School
101(1)
Residency
101(1)
Osteopathic Medical Schools
102(1)
Foreign Medical Schools
102(1)
Tuition
102(1)
Loans and Scholarships
103(1)
Certification
103(1)
Salaries
104(1)
Job Descriptions
104(2)
Professional Organizations
106(1)
References
107(1)
Careers in Therapeutic Recreation
108(11)
What Is Therapeutic Recreation?
108(1)
Why Choose Therapeutic Recreation?
108(1)
Development of Therapeutic Recreation---Career Trends
109(1)
What Does the Recreation Therapist Do?
110(2)
Supervision
111(1)
Consultation
111(1)
Research
112(1)
Education
112(1)
A Day in the Life of a Recreation Therapist
112(2)
How Does One Become a Recreation Therapist?
114(1)
Licensing and Certification
115(1)
Salaries
116(1)
Job Descriptions
116(1)
Professionals Organizations
117(1)
References
118(1)
Sources of Additional Information
118(1)
Journals and Newsletters
118(1)
Careers in Art Therapy
119(13)
What Is Art Therapy?
119(1)
Why Choose Art Therapy?
119(1)
Development of Art Therapy---Career Trends
120(2)
What Does the Art Therapist Do?
122(3)
A Day in the Life of an Art Therapist
125(1)
How Does One Become an Art Therapist?
126(1)
Undergraduate Preparation
127(1)
Graduate Preparation
127(1)
Licensing and Certification
127(1)
Salaries
128(1)
Job Descriptions
128(1)
Professional Organizations
129(1)
References
130(2)
Careers in Dance/Movement Therapy
132(13)
What Is Dance/Movement Therapy?
132(1)
Why Choose Dance/Movement Therapy?
133(1)
Development of Dance/Movement Therapy---Career Trends
133(2)
What Does the Dance/Movement Therapist Do?
135(3)
A Day in the Life of a Dance/Movement Therapist
138(1)
How Does One Become a Dance/Movement Therapist?
139(2)
Undergraduate Preparation
139(1)
Gradute Preparation
140(1)
Licensing and Certification
141(1)
Salaries
141(1)
Job Descriptions
142(1)
Professional Organizations
143(1)
References
143(1)
Additional Sources of Information
144(1)
Journals
144(1)
Careers in Music Therapy
145(13)
What Is Music Therapy?
145(1)
Why Choose Music Therapy?
146(1)
Development of Music Therapy---Career Trends
147(1)
What Does the Music Therapist Do?
148(3)
A Day in the Life of a Music Therapist
151(2)
How Does One Become a Music Therapist?
153(1)
Undergraduate Preparation
153(1)
Graduate Preparation
153(1)
Licensing and Certification
154(1)
Salaries
154(1)
Job Descriptions
155(1)
Professional Organization
156(1)
References
156(2)
Index 158

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