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SAGE Guide to Careers for Counseling and Clinical Practice
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SAGE Guide to Careers for Counseling and Clinical Practice



April 2018 | 144 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

The SAGE Guide to Careers for Counseling and Clinical Practice offers valuable insights into a range of career options in clinical work through the contributions of 15 counselors. The text opens with a discussion of the various roles and functions of counselors and includes guidance on educational, licensing, and fieldwork considerations, while subsequent chapters offer practical information on job requirements, salaries, and day-to-day activities. Aspiring counselors and clinicians will gain not only a factual knowledge about career possibilities, but also a deeper understanding of what it actually means to engage in this type of work.

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Preface
 
Acknowledgments
 
About the Author
 
Chapter 1. Why Choose a Career in Counseling?
Careers Begin at the Beginning  
Life as a Counselor—Common Threads  
Looking Forward  
References  
 
Chapter 2. Avenues to Counseling Careers
Educational Requirements and Choices: The Big Picture  
Learning by Doing  
Accreditation  
Certifications  
Licensure  
References  
 
Chapter 3. Addiction Counselors
A Day in the Life  
Salary and Job Outlook  
Best Preparation  
Special Considerations  
Additional Resources  
Meet Serena Wadhwa, PsyD, LCPC, CADC, RYT  
References  
 
Chapter 4. Career Counselors
A Day in the Life  
Salary and Job Outlook  
Best Preparation  
Special Considerations  
Additional Resources  
Meet Susan Wortman, MEd, LCPC  
References  
 
Chapter 5. Child and Adolescent Counselors
A Day in the Life  
Salary and Job Outlook  
Best Preparation  
Special Considerations  
Additional Resources  
Meet Diane McDonald, MEd, LCPC  
References  
 
Chapter 6. Clinical Mental Health Counselors
A Day in the Life  
Salary and Job Outlook  
Best Preparation  
Special Considerations  
Additional Resources  
Meet the Experts  
References  
 
Chapter 7. Counselors and the Expressive Arts
A Day in the Life  
Salary and Job Outlook  
Best Preparation  
Special Considerations  
Additional Resources  
Meet the Experts  
References  
 
Chapter 8. Marriage, Couples, and Family Counselors
A Day in the Life  
Salary and Job Outlook  
Best Preparation  
Special Consideration  
Additional Resources  
Meet Antonio Romano, LCPC, SFBT  
References  
 
Chapter 9. Organizational Counselors
A Day in the Life  
Salary and Job Outlook  
Best Preparation  
Special Considerations  
Additional Resources  
Meet Rick Rittmaster, MA  
References  
 
Chapter 10. Pastoral Counselors
A Day in the Life  
Salary and Job Outlook  
Best Preparation  
Special Considerations  
Additional Resources  
Meet Alison Toback, MA, MAPC, LCPC  
References  
 
Chapter 11. Rehabilitation Counselors
A Day in the Life  
Salary and Job Outlook  
Best Preparation  
Special Considerations  
Additional Resources  
Meet Andrew Hrvol, MA, CRC, LPC  
References  
 
Chapter 12. School Counselors
A Day in the Life  
Salary and Job Outlook  
Best Preparation  
Special Considerations  
Additional Resources  
Meet Matt Sheahan, MEd  
References  
 
Chapter 13. Student Services and College Advising
A Day in the Life  
Salary and Job Outlook  
Best Preparation  
Special Considerations  
Additional Resources  
Meet Catherine Carrigan, MA, JD  
References  
 
Chapter 14. More Career Options and Final Reflections
Counselors and Human Resources  
Counselors and Elder Care  
Counselor Educators  
A Quick Look at Related Fields  
Coming Full Circle  
References  
Key features
KEY FEATURES:
  • Exploration of over a dozen specific careers within the profession of counseling allows students to make more informed decisions about graduate school and starting their career.
  • Extensive informational interviews with 15 counselors from 11 areas give readers information beyond facts; they offer passionate, first-hand perspectives that include challenges and rewards for readers to contemplate.
  • In-depth discussions of rationale for considering a career in counseling guide students on forming career strategies based on their identity, experience, and more.
  • Additional Resources sections list helpful websites for further exploration.


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