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Handbook of Counselor Preparation
Constructivist, Developmental, and Experiential Approaches

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© 2011 | 464 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

Published in cooperation with the Association of Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES)

This definitive single-volume guide is the first of its kind on teaching and developing counselor educator programs that embrace constructivist and developmental theory. Leading scholars and experts offer practical advice on teaching courses in every area of counseling practice. As a result, the book is ideal for current and future counselor educators and supervisors as well as faculty in other helping professions. The authors seek to inspire educators to empower and involve, to risk "losing control" over subject matter, to hear student voices, to pose dilemmas, and to challenge their own assumptions in the presence of their students using constructivist, developmental, and experiential thinking and strategies.

Dear Instructors,

Sage and ACES are pleased to announce that we together have published the first comprehensive guide to educating future counselors in the form of the Handbook of Counselor Preparation: Constructivist, Developmental, and Experiential Approaches, which has been co-edited by Garrett McAuliffe and Karen Eriksen, with contributions from leading counselor educators from two countries. In this book you will find rich, accessible guides to teaching in general and to teaching specific courses in the counseling curriculum. From foundations in constructivist teaching, including guides to the seminal works of Dewey and Kohlberg, to suggestions for teaching and student evaluation practices, the Handbook will function as the fundamental text for your course. We hope you will adopt this first-of-a-kind text for this course.

Sage Publications, Inc.
ACES
Garrett McAuliffe and Karen Eriksen

Garrett J. McAuliffe
Preface
 
PART I: FOUNDATIONS: CONSTRUCTIVISM, DEVELOPMENT, CULTURE, AND TEACHING
Garrett J. McAuliffe
1: Constructing Counselor Education
Garrett J. McAuliffe
2: Deep Learning: The Work of Dewey, Kohlberg, and Kolb
Garrett J. McAuliffe
3: Guidelines for Constructivist-Developmental Counselor Education
Garrett J. McAuliffe
4: Who Are the Learners? Phases of Counselor Development
Garrett J. McAuliffe
5: A Primer on Six Key Teaching Strategies: Lecturing, Discussion, Questioning, Small Groups, Reading and Writing, and Improvisation
 
PART II: A GUIDE TO INDIVIDUAL COURSES AND TOPICS IN THE COUNSELOR EDUCATION CURRICULUM
Yvonne L. Callaway, Sue A. Stickel
6: Teaching Introduction to Counseling
Karen Eriksen, Garrett J. McAuliffe
7: Constructing the Counseling Skills Course-
Donald Strano, Michael Ignelzi
8: Teaching Theories for the Constructivist Counselor
Yegan Pillay,Sheri Pickover
9: Teaching Assessment and Testing
Karen Eriksen, Bill Bruck
10: Teaching Group Counseling: A Constructivist Approach
Varunee Faii Sangganjanavanich, Linda L. Black
11: Teaching Research Methods for Counselors
Aretha Marbley, Janee Steele, Garrett J. McAuliffe
12: Teaching Social and Cultural Issues in Counseling
Jean Sunde Peterson, Karen Eriksen
13: Teaching Lifespan Development
Judy Emmett, Garrett J. McAuliffe
14: Teaching Career Development
Seth Olson, Brian Mistler, James S. Korcuska
15: Creating Courses in Constructivist Supervision
James S. Korcuska and Seth Olson
16: Creating Constructivist Courses in Practicum and Internship
Victoria E. Kress, Karen Eriksen
17: Teaching the Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Course
Toni R. Tollerud, Ann Vernon
18: Teaching Counseling Children and Adolescents
Montserrat Casado-Kehoe, Angela R. Holman, Charles R. McAdams
19: Teaching Family Counseling
Tim Grothaus, James Devlin, Christopher Sink, Cher Edwards
20: School Counseling Preparation Within a Constructivist Framework
Sarah E. Peterson, Rick A. Myer
21: Teaching Community Agency/Mental Health Counseling and Crisis Intervention
Brigid Noonan, Scott Wykes
22: Teaching Substance Abuse/Addictions Counseling
 
PART III: INNOVATIVE PROGRAM PRACTICES
Debra C. Cobia, Jamie S. Carney, David M. Shannon
23: What Do Students Know and What Can They Do? Assessing Competence in Counselor Education
24: The Use of Technology in Counselor Education and Supervision Lisa L. Buono, Gail E. Uellendahl, Lorraine J. Guth, Claire J. Dandeneau
25: Narrative/Post-Modern Perspectives on Counselor Education Kathie Crocket, Elmarie Kotze
PART IV: CONCLUSIONS  
Garrett McAuliffe, Karen Eriksen
26: Implementing Constructivist Counselor Education: Pushing the Zone of Proximal Development
Garrett McAuliffe, Karen Eriksen
Teaching Introduction to Counseling
Garrett McAuliffe, Karen Eriksen
Teaching Theories for the Constructivist Counselor
Garrett McAuliffe, Karen Eriksen
Teaching Assessment and Testing
Garrett McAuliffe, Karen Eriksen
Teaching Group Counseling: A Constructivist Approach
Garrett McAuliffe, Karen Eriksen
Teaching Research Methods for Counselors
Garrett McAuliffe, Karen Eriksen
Teaching Social and Cultural Issues in Counseling
Garrett McAuliffe, Karen Eriksen
Teaching Lifespan Development
Garrett McAuliffe, Karen Eriksen
Creating Courses in Constructivist Supervision
Garrett McAuliffe, Karen Eriksen
Creating Constructivist Courses in Practicum and Internship
Garrett McAuliffe, Karen Eriksen
Teaching the Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Course
Garrett McAuliffe, Karen Eriksen
Teaching Counseling Children and Adolescents
Garrett McAuliffe, Karen Eriksen
Teaching Family Counseling
Garrett McAuliffe, Karen Eriksen
School Counseling Preparation Within a Developmental Constructivist Framework
Garrett McAuliffe, Karen Eriksen
Teaching Community Agency/Mental Health Counseling and Crisis Intervention
Garrett McAuliffe, Karen Eriksen
Teaching Substance Abuse/Addictions Counseling
Garrett McAuliffe, Karen Eriksen
What Do Students Know and What Can They Do? Assessing Competence in Counselor Education
Lisa Buono, Gail Uellendahl, Lorraine Guth, Claire Dandeneau
The Use of Technology in Counselor Education
Kathie Crocket, Elmarie Kotze
Narrative/Post-Modern Perspectives on Counselor Education
Garrett McAuliffe, Judy Emmett
Teaching Career Development
Garrett McAuliffe
Constructing Counselor Education
Garrett McAuliffe
Foundations for Teaching and Learning: The Work of Dewey, Kohlberg, and Kolb
Garrett McAuliffe
Who Are the Learners? Phases of Counselor Development
Garrett McAuliffe
A Primer on Six Key Teaching Strategies: Lecturing, Discussions, Reading, Writing, Small Group Discussion, and Improvisations
Garrett McAuliffe, Karen Eriksen
Teaching Counseling Skills

"a major step towards describing the learning principles which should guide effective counsellor education...supplies a multitude of tested ideas for the translation of educational principles into practice."

Hugh Crago
Australian Catholic University
Psychotherapy in Australia

“I can attest as a doctoral student whose class used Dr. Eriksen and Dr. McAuliffe's book this summer for my own course on Pedagogy... IT IS FANTASTIC! Not only has it significantly impacted the way in which we, as a class, view the content of education but the process as well. Kudos to Drs. Eriksen and McAuliffe for such great work!

Joel Filmore, MA, LPC
Northern Illinois University

"The best book ever written on counselor education pedagogy: McAuliffe & Erikson, Handbook of Counselor Preparation.There is a chapter on teaching counseling theories, but the whole book is outstanding. I now view my career as a counselor educator in terms of before and after having read/taught the Handbook of Counselor Preparation: Constructivist, Developmental, and Experiential Approaches."

Scott A. Wickman, PhD
Northern Illinois University
CESNET

This is a GREAT text that really does an amazing job preparing CEs for their role in higher education.

Dr Joel Filmore
Counseling and Psychology, Northern State University
March 7, 2015

Marty Jencius
Adult Couns Hlth Voc Ed Dept, Kent State University
March 29, 2012

One of the best texts I seen for counselor preparation. I will be recommending this book to doctoral students and adjuncts as an excellent resource in preparation for teaching new courses.

Dr Annette Nelligan
College Of Educ Human Develop, University of Maine
January 18, 2011
Key features

Key Features:

  • Coverage of the foundations of constructivist and developmental teaching with principles and research in Part One includes the pedagogies of the classic thinkers in the teaching field, namely John Dewey, Lawrence Kohlberg, and David Kolb, explicit guidelines for teaching practice, an overview of the phases of counselor development, and a primer on six common teaching strategies.
  • Carefully-crafted guides for teaching in 17 content areas in the counselor education curriculum meets the teacher's needs with practical "how to" information in Part Two.
  • Innovative ideas for counselor education in Part Three offer readers keys to evaluating outcomes in counselor education, expanding technology in the field, and boldly infusing narrative theory into counselor education.
  • Chapter Exercises in constructivist, developmental, and experiential approaches give readers an opportunity to apply what they have just learned.

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