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Print Books: these are available in Rohrbach's Main Collection
Introduction to School Counseling by
Call Number: LB1027.5 .W75 2012
Publication Date: 2011-02-15
This comprehensive graduate-level text prepares readers to handle the problems and responsibilities they'll face as professional school counselors, preschool through to high school. Packed with real life examples and case descriptions, the book provides strategies for preventing and responding to social and emotional problems, improving educational outcomes, and helping children score at optimum levels on high-stakes tests. Multicultural techniques for counselors, drawn from both current literature and the author's own experience growing up and later teaching in an inner-city environment, are included, along with techniques for assisting children with undocumented and language-minority parents.
Being a College Counselor on Today's Campus by
Call Number: LB2343 .S488 2012
Publication Date: 2011-11-04
There has been increasing attention in recent years, both positive and negative, on college student mental health and the provision of counseling services on campus. At the same time, there continue to be misperceptions of college counselors, both within and outside college campuses. Drawing on over 20 years of experience as a college counselor, Dr. Sharkin addresses these misunderstandings, providing a detailed description and discussion of the many roles and contributions these professionals have. He explores topics such as the history of college counseling and its evolution, who college counselors are, how someone can become a college counselor, and what skills are needed to be a college counselor today. Roles and responsibilities, including counseling, crisis intervention, consultation, outreach, and administrative duties, are discussed in detail and supplemented with both research and case studies. Diversity competencies and special challenges faced by today s college counselors are also considered. This engaging and accessible book will be a valuable resource for those already working in college mental health settings and those wishing to enter the field."
Career Development Across the Lifespan by
Call Number: HF5381 .C2652725 2014
Publication Date: 2014-04-01
A volume in Issues in Career Development Book Series Edited by Grafton T. Eliason, John Patrick and Jeff L. Samide California University of Pennsylvania Career Counseling Across the Lifespan: Community, School, and Higher Education is the latest volume in the Issues in Career Development Book Series, edited by Grafton Eliason, John Patrick, and Jeff Samide, from California University of Pennsylvania. The purpose of Career Development Across the Lifespan is to provide a broad and in-depth look at the field of career development as it applies to individuals involved in all areas of community counseling, school counseling, and higher education. The book will examine some of the field's major theories, themes, approaches, and assumptions using the writings of a variety of regional and international experts. Specific emphasis is spent examining issues reflective of today's challenges in developing and maintaining a workforce that is diverse, flexible, and efficient. Readers will be provided with an action based framework built on the best available research information. This text book is truly the culmination of 8 years work, compiling comprehensive studies from three previous volumes and updating key concepts in career counseling with the most contemporary theories and innovations. We examine three primary domains of career counseling throughout all of the developmental stages of the lifespan: community, schools K- 12, and higher education. We include a specific focus on career history and theories, to prepare students for both the counseling environment and for national exams leading to certification and licensure, such as the (NCE) National Counseling Exam. We also include cutting edge research on contemporary topics, including such areas as: military careers, life after the military, athletics, individuals with disabilities or special needs, career counseling in our current socio-economic environment, and current technologies such as virtual counseling. In addition, we have added case studies and key terms as study guides at the end of each chapter. We are fortunate to include many recognized experts in the field of career counseling. Career Counseling Across the Lifespan: Community, School, and Higher Education is a comprehensive text, written to address the broad needs of career counselors, educators, and students today.
Practicum and Internship by
Call Number: RC459 .B68 2009
Publication Date: 2008-11-18
Completely revised and updated, the fourth edition of Practicum and Internship carries on the tradition of the previous editions as a popular and highly useful textbook and resource guide. It continues to be a comprehensive resource for students and their supervisors throughout the counseling and psychotherapy process, providing thorough coverage of both the theoretical and practical aspects of the practicum and internship process. This text guides students through the important pre-professional training experiences, from the selection of an appropriate practicum site to the final evaluation of the internship. Organizing the content into four sections for clarity and ease of use, the authors discuss all the relevant information regarding the practicum experience, preparation for the internship, the internship experience and evaluation, and important ethical and legal considerations. New in this edition are a listing and description of the various counseling theories and techniques; a section on crisis intervention and response; detailed guidelines for school mental health consultation; and forms for evaluating performance, cognitive, and consulting skills Forms are provided at the end of the book for the student s use in site selection, assessment, client treatment, and performance feedback and evaluation. These forms are also included in electronic format on an accompanying CD to allow students to modify and reuse them. "
Developing and Managing Your School Guidance and Counseling Program by
Call Number: LB1027.5 .G929 2012
Publication Date: 2014-11-21
The fifth edition of this bestseller expands and extends Gysbers and Henderson's acclaimed five-phase model of planning, designing, implementing, evaluating, and enhancing Pre-K-12 guidance and counseling programs. This enduring, influential textbook has been fully updated to reflect current theory and practice, including knowledge gained through various state and local adaptations of the model since publication of the last edition. Exciting additions to this new edition are increased attention to diversity and the range of issues that students present, counselor accountability, and the roles and responsibilities of district- and building-level guidance and counseling leaders in an increasingly complex educational environment. An abundant array of examples, sample forms, job descriptions, evaluation surveys, flyers, letters, and procedures used by various states and school districts clearly illustrate each step of program development. At the end of each chapter, a new feature called "Your Progress Check" functions as a tracking tool for growth at each stage of the change process. *Requests for digital versions from the ACA can be found on wiley.com. *To request print copies, please visit the ACA website.