Introduction to the Counseling Profession (5th Edition)

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This introductory text is perfect for students taking their first course in counseling who are trying to determine if they are well matched to the counseling profession. Introduction to the Counseling Profession is unique both in its format and in its content. This co-edited/co-authored text is comprised of state-of-the-art information by recognized experts in their respective areas of counseling. The content provides an excellent overview of the history and foundational aspects of counseling including legal aspects, the importance of the helping relationship, basic skills, requirements for working in specific settings, and the expertise needed for working with special populations. This new edition meets the professional orientation standards outlined by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and helps students begin preparing for the NCE Exam.

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Capuzzi / Gross, Introduction to the Counseling Profession, 5e     (0205591779)

 

 

This introductory text provides an excellent overview of the history and foundational concepts of counseling, including the importance of the helping relationship, basic skills, requirements for working in specific settings, legal aspects, and working with special populations. This new edition meets the professional orientation standards outlined by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and helps students begin preparing for the NCE Exam.

 

New to this edition:

o        All chapters have been substantially updated, and nine (of 20) have been entirely rewritten by new authors, including those on helping relationships; spirituality; school counseling; counseling in mental health and private practice settings; counseling gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender clients; and questioning; bringing fresh perspectives and new dimensions to these topics.

o        The chapter on working with people of color, now written by Courtland Lee, has been moved earlier in the book to reflect the importance of this topic.

o        Websites have been added for each chapter to provide extended resources for further information.

 

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“It is my intention to continue to use this text as long as it maintains the comprehensiveness, balance, and integrity that it has had.”

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“This text was the one that was deemed most comprehensive in the area in that it devoted space to several special population groups, covered ethical concerns, and traced the evolution of the profession.”

- Stephen A. Haberman, Tomball College

 

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- Sally Murphy, George Mason University

 

About the Author:

David Capuzzi, PhD, NCC, LPC, is a core faculty member in clinical mental health counseling at Walden University and professor emeritus at Portland State University. He is past president of the American Counseling Association (ACA) and past chair of both the ACA Foundation and the ACA Insurance Trust. He is coauthor/editor of ten counselor education textbooks. Douglas R. Gross, PhD, NCC, is a professor emeritus at Arizona State University, where he taught counselor education for 29 years. He has been president of the Arizona Counselors Association, the Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, and the Association for Humanistic Education and Development, chairperson of the Western Regional Branch Assembly of the ACA, and treasurer and parliamentarian of the ACA.

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