Introduction to Counseling and Guidance

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1994-12-01
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
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The sixth edition of this well thought of book retains its logical progression of topics, while introducing the latest technologies, concepts, and applications in the counselor's repertoire. As they have in previous editions, the authors present practical examples and discussions of all of the major facets of counseling in a wide variety of counselors' work settings. They include a thorough treatment of techniques of assessment, including an overview of standardized testing and discussion of subjective approaches to appraisal& -- observation, self-reporting, and others. This book introduces future counselors to the technology they will encounter on their first assignments and familiarizes them with the type of equipment and tools to expect. It also includes coverage on the vital topics of program development/management and legal/ethical issues. For professionals in the field of counseling.

Table of Contents

Historical Perspectives
What Do Counselors Do?
Where Counselors Work
Individual Counseling
Group Techniques for Counselors
Multicultural Counseling
Human Assessment for Counseling
Counseling for Career Planning and Decision Making
The Counselor as Developmental and Educational Consultant
Prevention and Wellness
Counseling Program Development and Management
Counseling and Technology
Ethical and Legal Guidelines
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