Assessment Procedures for Counselors and Helping Professionals

Author: Robert J. Drummond

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 496

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Since its first publication in 1988, Assessment Procedures for Counselors and Helping Professionals has become a classic among assessment textbooks designed specifically for aspiring counselors. Now in its Eighth Edition the text includes extensive changes to content and updating throughout, while maintaining its popular, easy-to-read format and continuing emphasis on assessment information that is most useful and relevant for school counselors, marriage and family therapists, mental health counselors, and other helping professionals. Throughout the text, readers learn the essential topics; see clearly how the elements of assessment interact; apply the material to the major instruments used in counseling; reinforce learning through discussion questions and activities; and get invaluable information and examples about widely used assessment instruments in order to become familiar with these well-known tests.

Appraisal Procedures for Counselors and Helping Professionals

Author: Robert J. Drummond

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 540

View: 940

Intended to help current and future workers in the helping professions to become better consumers of psychological and educational tests and assessment procedures, this text covers the philosophical and ethical principles involved in testing, when tests are used and why, how to locate and select val

Assessment Procedures for Counselors and Helping Professionals

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 48

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Facts101 is your complete guide to Assessment Procedures for Counselors and Helping Professionals. In this book, you will learn topics such as Statistical Concepts, Understanding Assessment Scores, Reliability, and Validity plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Fundamentals of Applied Practice

Author: Donna S. Sheperis

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 432

View: 678

Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 0133833712. In this authoritative new text, experienced counselors guide students toward embracing the profession of clinical mental health counseling and developing a standard of excellence in their practice. The materials are organized in order to match students' developmental understanding of the profession, and divided into three sections providing an introduction, a look at the practice, and contemporary trends in clinical mental health counseling. Each chapter is designed to meet learning outcomes associated with the 2009 accreditation standards established by the Council for Accreditation of counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). The learning outcomes are based on general core areas of the CACREP standards and those related to the specialization of clinical mental health counseling. Clinical Mental Health Counseling by Sheperis and Sheperis is the ideal resource for establishing a firm foundation in the theory and practice of clinical mental health counseling. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video and internet resources. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.* Affordable. The Enhanced Pearson eText may be purchased stand-alone or with a loose-leaf version of the text for 40-65% less than a print bound book. *The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7" or 10" tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later.

Assessment for Counselors

Author: Bradley Erford

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 512

View: 543

Erford’s book presents a broad overview of basic issues in psychological and educational assessment. The book familiarizes students with the essentials of testing, covering such concepts as ethical, legal, and diversity issues; reliability, validity, and test construction; and the pertinent tests needed by professional counselors to conduct thorough and effective assessments. Erford’s guidance on basic procedures such as test selection, as well as the book’s examples and applications relevant to a range of practices and clientele, help students learn how and when to use the correct assessment tools with diverse clients. In addition, the author and other contributors focus on the importance of counselor identity and the essentials of this complex field. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Substance Abuse Assessment and Diagnosis

A Comprehensive Guide for Counselors and Helping Professionals

Author: Gerald A. Juhnke

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 232

View: 703

Substance abuse counseling has gone beyond being viewed as optional training; instead it is fast becoming an essential part of the education of helping professionals. In this book, Dr. Gerald Juhnke presents an innovative, practical model to be used in the assessment and diagnosing of substance abuse and related co-morbid disorders. Substance Abuse Assessment and Diagnosis includes practical "nuts and bolts" direction on how to facilitate a thorough, multi-tiered substance abuse assessment. This book uniquely incorporates detailed examples of how to use individual and significant other clinical interviews, including the CAGE, SUBSTANCE -Q, etc, standardized specialty instruments, drug detection types, and personality instruments to accomplish this feat. This is the only book of its kind that provides practical detail on how to use and score these varied assessment instruments-including the newest "cornerstone instruments," the MMPI-2, the SASSI-3 and the recently released SASSI-A2. Students and practitioners alike will benefit from this comprehensive volume on the assessment and diagnosis of substance abuse.

Becoming an Ethical Helping Professional

Cultural and Philosophical Foundations

Author: Rita Sommers-Flanagan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Psychology

Page: 432

View: 846

An engaging way to cover ethical choices in counseling settings This guide will take readers on a wide-ranging tour of ethics—covering both the theoretical and practical aspects of providing sound, ethical care. In addition to invaluable information, this book provides access to chapter objectives, candid case studies, stories from both students and counselors, questions for reflection, and student discussion activities. Included with this text is an access code for the Video Resource Center that features thoughtful experts discussing the cultural dynamics, life experiences, and philosophical positions that inform ethics in counseling and psychotherapy. The videos include a group discussion of moral philosophy, and interviews with a Buddhist monk, an Islamic scholar, and a counselor. These videos offer you fresh perspectives on the subject of the book. Coverage goes beyond a laundry-list approach to rules of conduct, and plumbs the philosophical roots embedded in today's professional codes. Engaging case studies explore how ethical rules and principles apply in various real-world settings and specialties. After covering ethical philosophies, codes, and standards, Becoming an Ethical Helping Professional further discusses: The helping relationship from beginning to end Confidentiality and trust Boundaries, roles, and limits Assessment: peering through the right lens Research, efficacy, and competence John & Rita Sommers-Flanagan have written an exceptional resource that considers both the process and the content of making ethical choices as a counselor or psychotherapist.

Becoming an Ethical Helping Professional, with Video Resource Center

Cultural and Philosophical Foundations

Author: Rita Sommers-Flanagan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Psychology

Page: 432

View: 502

An engaging way to cover ethical choices in counseling settings This guide will take readers on a wide–ranging tour of ethics covering both the theoretical and practical aspects of providing sound, ethical care. In addition to invaluable information, this book provides access to chapter objectives, candid case studies, stories from both students and counselors, questions for reflection, and student discussion activities. Included with this text is an access code for the Video Resource Center that features thoughtful experts discussing the cultural dynamics, life experiences, and philosophical positions that inform ethics in counseling and psychotherapy. The videos include a group discussion of moral philosophy, and interviews with a Buddhist monk, an Islamic scholar, and a counselor. These videos offer you fresh perspectives on the subject of the book. Coverage goes beyond a laundry–list approach to rules of conduct, and plumbs the philosophical roots embedded in today′s professional codes. Engaging case studies explore how ethical rules and principles apply in various real–world settings and specialties. After covering ethical philosophies, codes, and standards, Becoming an Ethical Helping Professional further discusses: The helping relationship from beginning to end Confidentiality and trust Boundaries, roles, and limits Assessment: peering through the right lens Research, efficacy, and competence John & Rita Sommers–Flanagan have written an exceptional resource that considers both the process and the content of making ethical choices as a counselor or psychotherapist.

Counseling Theories and Techniques for Rehabilitation and Mental Health Professionals, Second Edition

Author: Fong Chan, PhD, CRC

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 512

View: 761

The only text about counseling theories and techniques developed specifically for upper-level rehabilitation counseling students and practitioners, this book is now fully updated with a focus on evidence-based practice. It reflects the great strides made in incorporating research-based knowledge into counseling/therapy interventions since the first edition’s publication nearly 10 years ago. The book disseminates the expertise of many of the most esteemed leaders and academic scholars in rehabilitation counseling. These authors emphasize state-of-the-art scientific evidence that supports the effectiveness of various counseling approaches and techniques for people with and without disabilities.

Issues and Ethics in the Helping Professions

Author: Gerald Corey

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN:

Category: Psychology

Page: 576

View: 473

This book provides practitioners with the basis for discovering their own guidelines within the broad limits of professional codes of ethics and divergent theoretical positions. To help you make these wise, informed decisions, it provides you with coverage of the latest standards and research, a discussion of a range of diverse views on the central issues of the profession, and case vignettes and open questions that invite you to develop an internalized, personal perspective.