Orientation to the Counseling Profession: Advocacy, Ethics, and Essential Professional Foundations (Merrill Counseling)
Author: Erford, Bradley
Number Of Pages: 640
Release Date: 10-01-2017
Details: Product Description Current, comprehensive, and innovative, this book gives readers a comprehensive overview of the major tenets of the counseling profession, precisely aligned with the 2016 CACREP standards KEY TOPICS: Foundations of Professional Counselor Identity. Counseling Processes and Approaches. Client Issues and Advocacy. The Effectiveness of Counseling MARKET: For counselors-in-training who need to be up to date on the latest tenets of the counseling profession. From the Back Cover A comprehensive overview of the major tenets of the counseling profession, precisely aligned with the 2016 CACREP standards. Current, innovative, and all encompassing, Orientation to the Counseling Profession: Advocacy, Ethics, and Essential Professional Foundations provides a wealth of information on the most foundational and emerging issues of the counseling profession. It is specifically designed to orient counselors-in-training, regardless of specialty area, to the profession of counseling. The title includes comprehensive coverage of the major tenets of the counseling profession including advocacy and multicultural counseling, licensure, professional associations, ethical/legal issues, crisis intervention, consultation, supervision, outcomes, research, and the counseling process, with diverse applications across the life span, settings, and specialties. Written in keeping with new counselor preparation initiatives, which expose counselors-in-training to essential current and future practices, it prepares students for the future of the counseling practice into which they are about to enter. New to this edition: A new chapter on crisis intervention; A thoroughly up-to-date presentation of counseling today including: Alignment with the 2016 CACREP standards; Coverage of current trends in counseling practice and professional orientation; A look at key issues that need to be addressed by the counseling profession; Discussion updates and recent applications of ACA and ASCA codes of ethics and Internet or distance counseling practices; and Updated references, with nearly half more recent than 2010; An increased focus on wellness practices with the counseling profession. Personalize learning with MyLab Counseling MyLab™ Counseling is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with the text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students see key concepts demonstrated through video clips, practice what they learn, test their understanding, and receive feedback to guide their learning and ensure they master key learning outcomes. About the Author Bradley T Erford, Ph.D., LCPC, NCC, is a professor in the school counseling program at Loyola University with primary teaching responsibilities in assessment, research, and lifespan development. He has held numerous professional leadership positions, including past president of the American Counseling Association, and published numerous books, articles and book chapters.
Package Dimensions: 8.9 x 7.4 x 1.1 inches