The Professional Counselor: A Process Guide to Helping

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9780132899314: The Professional Counselor: A Process Guide to Helping

Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to MyCounselingLab (R). To order MyCounselingLab (R) packaged with the bound book, use ISBN 0134315340. Students and beginning counselors can turn to this helpful guide to get the concepts, techniques, interventions, strategies, and skills they achieve effective results with their clients. Every step of the counseling process is covered, from initial client contact to relationship building, assessment, goal setting strategy selection, treatment planning, and finally evaluation and termination. Also available with MyCounselingLab (R) This title is also available with MyCounselingLab-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.

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How to think about the profession and process of counseling is what this book is all about. The intimacy of counseling relationships; what facilitates positive relationships; how to become an effective, successful counselor; and how to measure your outcomes are what students and beginning counselors gain from spending time with this book. By guiding readers through the entire counseling process—from initial client contact to relationship building, assessment, goal setting strategy selection, treatment planning, and finally evaluation and termination—the authors give readers the concepts, skills, interventions, strategies, and techniques they need to achieve effective results with their clients.

 

  • Each of the intervention chapters presents a case with different treatments scenarios.
  • A roadmap for assessment helps readers plan for interventions is presented in the form of a five-step model (used in the NCE examination).
  • Guidelines are included for assessing cases using five theoretical contexts—affective, cognitive, behavioral, and theoretical.
  • Alternate ways of working with clients are identified through spiritual issues.
  • A separate chapter on client assessment and treatment planning incorporates specific counseling interventions.

New to this edition are:

  • A quick index to CACREP-related material useful for preparing can for the state licensure/certification examination study,
  • New case examples illustrating how skills and competencies can be applied to actual counseling cases.
  • Up to the minute, expanded research and references.
  • Web-based video illustrations or counseling skills and procedures at the end of each chapter.
  • Specific guidance on ethical behavior and consequences of not following ethical codes.
  • Clear examinations and comparisons of ethical codes of various sub-specialties with the counseling field.
  • Ideas for visualizing the same case with different treatments.

About the Author:

Harold Hackney, Professor Emeritus of counseling at Syracuse University, is a national certified counselor, licensed professional counselor, and approved clinical supervisor and is a Fellow of the American Counseling Association. Harold is past-president of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, a former member of the ACA Governing Council, and served on the Board of the Center for Credentialing in Education. His areas of expertise include counselor training, training of future counseling professors, research methodology, counseling processes, and counseling theory. Hackney's writings draw from his experiences as a school counselor and a marriage and family counselor, as well as from his research on counseling processes and spirituality in counseling. Prior to his appointment at Syracuse University, Hackney was a professor at Purdue University and Fairfield University. Sherry Cormier, Professor Emerita of counseling, rehabilitation counseling, and counseling psychology at West Virginia University, is a licensed psychologist in the state of West Virginia and a long-standing member of the American Counseling Association. Her areas of expertise include counselor training, counseling interventions, cognitive-behavioral therapy, clinical supervision, and health and wellness. Currently she is affiliated with Transformational Practices, an endeavor in which she provides clinical and consultation services and training to a variety of individuals and organizations. Prior to her appointment at West Virginia University, she was a faculty member at the University of Tennessee.

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