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The World of the Counselor: An Introduction to the Counseling Profession

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Author: Neukrug, Edward S.

Brand: Brooks / Cole

Edition: 5


  • Cengage Learning

Binding: Hardcover

Number Of Pages: 752

Release Date: 09-03-2015

Details: Product Description THE WORLD OF THE COUNSELOR gives readers an unparalleled look into the practicalities of the counseling profession by providing a broad overview of the field, including a firm foundation in the skills, theories, and day-to-day realities of the job. Thorough and research-based, the book presents the key concepts and material about the counseling profession with clarity and insight, while keeping readers engaged through illustrative case examples and personal narratives. To ensure that readers are thoroughly prepared to further their studies and careers, the author has structured the material around the eight core CACREP curriculum areas, while enhancing his discussion with coverage of salient topics such as specializations within counseling, finding a counseling job, and future trends in counseling. Review "[This is a] wonderful introductory text for students becoming introduced to the profession of counseling. The book is well paced, intentionally laid out, very informative, and well-paced for academic use." "A thorough overview with an honest effort at communicating the changing landscape of the profession and its organizations." About the Author Edward S. Neukrug is the Professor of Counseling at Old Dominion University, Dr. Ed Neukrug has made a substantial impact on the fields of counseling and human services. An author of 11 books and dozens of articles and chapters in books, his works have been read by thousands of counseling and human services students and professionals. A leader in several counseling and human services associations, he has helped steer the fields toward the future. In addition, Dr. Neukrug was the architect of the original ethics code of the National Association of Human Services (NOHS) and served in a variety of capacities for professional associations. He has several open-access, free websites which focus on learning of counseling theories, understanding one�s view of human nature, testing and assessment, and more. His commitment to, and work in, the counseling and human services professions has been unwavering. Dr. Neukrug has received numerous awards for his work, including twice receiving the President�s award from NOHS and recently receiving the American Counseling Association�s (ACA) Fellows designation. You can view his works, open access websites, and accomplishments at and

Package Dimensions: 8.7 x 7.9 x 1.2 inches

Languages: English