Becoming A Professional Counselor

Author: Sheri A. Wallace
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780761911272
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This clear and concise study guide provides sample examinations and guidance for counsellors who wish to become certified by either the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education (CACREP) or the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), the major counsellor accreditation institutions in the United States. This Second Edition brings up to date the names of key organizations, and adds new information relevant to changes in the counsellor certification exam.

Mastering The National Counselor Exam And The Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Exam Loose Leaf Version

Author: Bradley T. Erford
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 9780133828405
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This powerful resource and tool is designed specifically for students preparing for the National Counselor Exam (NCE) or Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Examination (CPCE) and professional counselors preparing to take the NCE as a licensure exam. It includes state-of-the-art summaries of essential core content, numerous sample questions, multiple-choice questions embedded in each content section, and four full-length practice tests: two for the NCE and two for the CPCE. A helpful introductory chapter provides test taking and study preparation strategies to help readers prepare for what to expect with either exam and how to prepare for the exams. Mastering the NCE and CPCE is the ideal tool for taking and passing the two most important examinations in counselor preparation and credentialing. Enhanced Pearson eText. Included in this package is access to the new Enhanced eText exclusively from Pearson. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. Full-color online chapters include dynamic videos that show what course concepts look like in real classrooms, model good teaching practice, and expand upon chapter concepts. Video links, chosen by our authors and other subject-matter experts, are embedded right in context of the content you are reading. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad and Android tablets.* Interactive. Features include embedded video, embedded assessment, note taking and sharing, highlighting and search. Affordable. Experience all these advantages of the Enhanced eText along with all the benefits of print for 40% to 50% less than a print bound book. *The Pearson eText App is available for free on Google Play and in the App Store.* Requires Android OS 3.1 -- 4, a 7" or 10" tablet or iPad iOS 5.0 or newer

Encyclopedia Of Counseling

Author: Howard Rosenthal
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317370295
Size: 64.13 MB
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With more questions and answers than any other edition, the Encyclopedia of Counseling, Fourth Edition, is still the only book you need to pass the NCE, CPCE, and other counseling exams. Every chapter has new and updated material and is still written in Dr. Rosenthal's lively, user-friendly style counselors know and love. The book’s new and improved coverage incorporates a range of vital topics, including social media, group work in career counseling, private practice and nonprofit work, addictions, neurocounseling, research trends, the DSM-5, the new ACA and NBCC codes of ethics, and much, much more.

Online Counselor Education

Author: Carl J. Sheperis
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1506300936
Size: 50.52 MB
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Online Counselor Education: A Guide for Students is an all-new guide for online students in counselor education programs. Students in online environments face a number of challenges that could put them at a disadvantage unless they have a resource to help guide them through some of the confusing aspects of an online environment. Such challenges include the lack of understanding surrounding graduate school performance expectations, balancing graduate school and life, the inability to connect with community members and local field agencies, and various other aspects unique to an online environment. This text from Carl J. Sheperis and R.J. Davis will help students through these challenges and act as an invaluable resource.

The School Counselor S Study Guide For Credentialing Exams

Author: Rita Schellenberg
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136830480
Size: 73.35 MB
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The School Counselor’s Study Guide for Credentialing Exams is the only study guide on the market based on the ASCA School Counselor Competencies, CACREP Standards, NBCC NCSCE content requirements, and the NCATE and NBPTS Standards. Designed to help users build knowledge and skills that are transferrable to any test format, it can be used to prepare for the NCSCE, Praxis II School Counseling Specialty Exam, NBPTS School Counseling national certification exam, Comprehensive School Counselor Education program exams, and state certification exams for professional school counseling. Each chapter aligns with one of the eight CACREP content areas for school counseling and covers in depth the material necessary to succeed on any of the exams. Also included in each chapter are case scenarios, guided reflection questions, and actual exam practice questions. A full-length practice exam is provided at the end with answers and explanations for correct and incorrect responses. Additional resources include a glossary of important terms and lists of ethical codes and competencies for various school counseling related organizations. Students and professionals seeking a professional school counselor credential will find this to be an invaluable tool in their exam preparation.

Encyclopedia Of Counseling

Author: Frederick T. Leong
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 145226595X
Size: 68.37 MB
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CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title for 2009 2008 Best Reference, Library Journal "The scope, depth, breadth, currency, arrangement, and authority of this work reflect the thorough, in-depth approach of the entire editorial and publishing team . . . Advancing current thought and models in the field, this work provides an unparalleled attempt to approach this important subject from many perspectives. Moreover, each volume has a list of entries, a reader's guide, and information about the authors and the contributors. The reader's guide incorporates substantive topics, e.g. assessment, testing and research methods, biographies, coping . . . this is an essential addition to graduate and research collections." —Library Journal Professional counseling involves helping clients, individually or in groups, or as couples and families, deal with various career, vocational, educational, and emotional problems. Whether performed by psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, or counselors, thousands of professionals throughout the United States, as well as the world, are providing counseling services to fellow human beings to help them address and resolve the various problems of living that exceed their coping resources and social support. The Encyclopedia of Counseling provides a comprehensive overview of the theories, models, techniques, and challenges involved in professional counseling. With approximately 600 entries, this definitive resource covers all of the major theories, approaches, and contemporary issues in counseling. The four volumes of this Encyclopedia are flexibly designed so they can be use together as a set or separately by volume, depending on the need of the user. Key Features · Reviews different types of counselors, their different professional identities, and their different models of graduate education · Examines important historical developments that have shaped the evolution of the counseling profession into its current form · Provides a comprehensive compilation of information about established and emerging topics in mental health and personal/emotional counseling · Addresses problems in personal/emotional counseling ranging from concerns about normal developmental processes and common life transitions to debilitating problems of great severity · Discusses the major social, scientific, and professional forces that have shaped the evolution of cross-cultural counseling and psychotherapy · Offers complete information on conventional and up-and-coming areas of interest in career counseling Key Themes · Assessment, Testing, and Research Methods · Biographies · Coping · Counseling—General · Economic/Work Issues · Human Development and Life Transitions · Legal and Ethical Issues · Organizations · Physical and Mental Health · Professional Development and Standards · Psychosocial Traits and Behavior · Society, Race/Ethnicity, and Culture · Subdisciplines · Theories · Therapies, Techniques, and Interventions This ultimate resource is designed for laypeople who are interested in learning about the science and practice of counseling. It is also a useful source for undergraduate and graduate students and professionals from other specialties to learn about counseling in all its forms and manifestations.

Introduction To Professional Counseling

Author: Varunee Faii Sangganjanavanich
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483322432
Size: 60.74 MB
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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).

Addiction Counselor Exam Secrets

Author: Mometrix Media
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
ISBN: 9781609710675
Size: 24.77 MB
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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Addiction Counselor Exam Secrets helps you ace the Addiction Counseling Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Addiction Counselor Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. Addiction Counselor Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to Addiction Counselor Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive Concepts review including: National Drug Control Strategy, Psychoanalytical Therapy, Professional Issues, Self-referral Process, Rational-Emotive-Behavioral Theory, Alcoholics Anonymous, Hallucinogens, Chemical Dependence, Addictive Behaviors, Stage Theory of Addiction model, Prescription Drugs, Alcohol, Psychoactive Chemicals, Benzodiazepines, Recovery/Relapse Grid, Professional Issues, Control Theory/Reality Theory, Gorski and Miller, Codependency, Ethical Decision Making, Domestic Violence, Sequential Treatment, Effects of Cocaine, Self-disclosure, Non-verbal Responses, Suicide Assessment, Effects of PCP, Axis I Disorders, Peter Bell, Counselor Practice, Person-Centered Therapy, Individual Therapy principles, and much more...