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Introduction to Professional Counseling
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Introduction to Professional Counseling

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January 2014 | 392 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Organized around the latest CACREP standards, Introduction to Professional Counseling integrates key theoretical concepts with discussion of the practical aspects of the field. Drawing from their own experiences as counseling practitioners, editors Varunee Faii Sangganjanavanich and Cynthia A. Reynolds explore what it means to develop a professional counseling identity, emphasizing the importance of intentionality and reflection in practice. Numerous case studies and practice exercises in this innovative text further personalize the content for developing 21st century counselors.

Introduction to Professional Counseling is part of the Counseling and Professional Identity Series, which targets specific competencies identified by CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Programs). To learn more about each text in the Series, please visit www.sagepub.com/vip/cpiseries
Varunee Faii Sangganjanavanich
Chapter 1: Overview of Professional Counseling
Mark Pope
Chapter 2: History and Philosophy of the Counseling Profession
Stephen V. Flynn, Varunee Faii Sangganjanavanich
Chapter 3: Professional Roles, Functions, and Consultation With Other Professionals
Christopher Schmidt
Chapter 4: Professional Settings and Career Choices
Elysia Clemens, Tara Hill, Adria Shipp
Chapter 5: Crisis Counseling and Emergency Response
Manivong J. Ratts, Alexa Wayman
Chapter 6: Multiculturalism and Social Justice in Professional Counseling
Melissa Odegard-Koester, Varunee Faii Sangganjanavanich, Verl T. Pope
Chapter 7: Counselor Supervision
Cynthia A. Reynolds, Claudia Sadler-Gerhardt
Chapter 8: Ethical and Legal Considerations in Counseling
A. Stephen Lenz, Varunee Faii Sangganjanavanich
Chapter 9: Wellness and Self-Care for Professional Counselors
Robert C. Schwartz
Chapter 10: Professional Organizations and Membership
Matthew J. Paylo, Jake J. Protivnak, Victoria E. Kress
Chapter 11: Professional Credentialing
Cynthia T. Walley, Stuart F. Chen-Hayes
Chapter 12: Advocacy for Professional Counseling

Supplements

Instructor Teaching Site

Password-protected Instructor Resources include the following:

  • A Microsoft® Word® test bank, is available containing multiple choice, true/false, short answer, and essay questions for each chapter. The test bank provides you with a diverse range of pre-written options as well as the opportunity for editing any question and/or inserting your own personalized questions to effectively assess students’ progress and understanding.
  • A Respondus electronic test bank,is available and can be used on PCs. The test bank contains multiple choice, true/false, short answer, and essay questions for each chapter and provides you with a diverse range of pre-written options as well as the opportunity for editing any question and/or inserting your own personalized questions to effectively assess students’ progress and understanding. Respondus is also compatible with many popular learning management systems so you can easily get your test questions into your online course.
  • Editable, chapter-specific Microsoft® PowerPoint® slides offer you complete flexibility in easily creating a multimedia presentation for your course. Highlight essential content, features, and artwork from the book.

this text closely aligns with the content of our university curriculum

Dr Stephen Lenz
Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology, Texas A & M Univ-Corpus Chris
November 21, 2014
Key features

KEY FEATURES:

  • The book is organized around and adheres to the new CACREP standards of developing professional identity.
  • Insightful coverage of child advocacy, self-care, working with children, and working with special populations, such as victims of crises/trauma, is included.
  • Case illustrations profile a variety of clients and scenarios to foster the application of concepts and the development critical thinking skills
  • Guided practice exercises, reflection questions, and pre- and post-assessments offer robust pedagogical support for putting theory into practice
  • Each author has a strong professional counselor identity, furthering the theme of professional development to counseling students as well as advocacy for the profession.
  • Online instructor and student (open access) resources provide additional support for the text.

Sample Materials & Chapters

Preface

Chapter 1

Chapter 4


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