Foundations for Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Author: Mark S. Gerig
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134384771
Format: PDF
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Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to MyCounselingLab� with Pearson eText. To order MyCounselingLab� with Pearson eText packaged with the bound book, use ISBN 0134384776. Mark Gerig's Foundations of Clinical Mental Health Counseling gives readers a fresh perspective on today's clinical mental health counseling profession that is both practical and academically informed. Drawing on his experience as a counselor educator, practitioner, supervisor and manager in agency and behavioral health settings, as well as on his leadership positions in professional associations, the author shows readers what it truly means to be a relevant clinical mental health counselor who delivers effective treatment in an ever-changing contemporary context. With the goals of helping current and future counselors ensure that they are helpful to their clients, marketable to potential employers, and relevant voices in front of stakeholders or public policymakers, Dr. Gerig presents a well-informed description of pertinent settings, public policies, and trends. The new edition includes new applications, expanded information, and a wealth of new content. Also available with MyCounselingLab� 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.

Orientation to the Counseling Profession

Author: Bradley T. Erford
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134386396
Format: PDF
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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. Current, innovative, and all encompassing, Orientation to the Counseling Profession: Advocacy, Ethics, and Essential Professional Foundations provides a wealth of information on the most foundational and emerging issues of the counseling profession. It is specifically designed to orient counselors-in-training, regardless of specialty area, to the profession of counseling. The title includes comprehensive coverage of the major tenets of the counseling profession including advocacy and multicultural counseling, licensure, professional associations, ethical/legal issues, crisis intervention, consultation, supervision, outcomes, research, and the counseling process, with diverse applications across the life span, settings, and specialties. Written in keeping with new counselor preparation initiatives, which expose counselors-in-training to essential current and future practices, it prepares students for the future of the counseling practice into which they are about to enter.

Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Author: J. Scott Young
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1506305652
Format: PDF
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Referencing the 2016 CACREP standards, Clinical Mental Health Counseling: Elements of Effective Practice by editors J. Scott Young and Craig S. Cashwell combines solid foundational information with practical application for a realistic introduction to work in community mental health settings. Top experts in the field cover emerging models for clinical interventions as they explore cutting-edge approaches to CMH counseling. With case studies integrated throughout, students will be well prepared to move into practicum and internship courses as well as field-based settings.

Integrating Spirituality and Religion Into Counseling

Author: Craig S. Young
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119025982
Format: PDF, ePub
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In this book, experts in the field discuss how spiritual and religious issues can be successfully integrated into counseling in a manner that is respectful of client beliefs and practices. Designed as an introductory text for counselors-in-training and clinicians, it describes the knowledge base and skills necessary to effectively engage clients in an exploration of their spiritual and religious lives to further the therapeutic process. Through an examination of the 2009 ASERVIC Competencies for Addressing Spiritual and Religious Issues in Counseling and the use of evidence-based tools and techniques, this book will guide you in providing services to clients presenting with these deeply sensitive and personal issues. Numerous strategies for clinical application are offered throughout the book, and new chapters on mindfulness, ritual, 12-step spirituality, prayer, and feminine spirituality enhance application to practice. *Requests for digital versions from the ACA can be found on wiley.com. *To request print copies, please visit the ACA website.

Counseling and Spirituality

Author: Joshua Mark Gold
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Innovative and reflective, the first edition of Counseling and Spirituality strives to integrate the spiritual and clinical perspectives of counselors in order to successfully support clients' religious or spiritual journeys through utilizing appropriate knowledge and interventions. With cultural concerns such as religion and spirituality quickly becoming of growing importance and interest in the helping professions, this book serves to define varieties of spiritual beliefs, assess spiritual wellness, and apply theory- and practice-based approaches to individualized spiritual counseling situations. Throughout the 15 chapters of the text, author Joshua Gold helps current and future counselors alike to contemplate how they see religion and spirituality in their own lives and to appraise how their own spirituality sways who they are as clinicians and what they do in the provision of mental health services for their clients.

Thriving

Author: Lennis G. Echterling
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483381226
Format: PDF, Docs
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Written in a conversational and engaging style, this updated and expanded Third Edition of Thriving! helps future counselors and therapists to succeed in their training and professional development throughout their graduate careers. Authors Lennis G. Echterling, Jack Presbury, Eric Cowan, A. Renee Staton, Debbie C. Sturm, Michele Kielty, J. Edson McKee, Anne L. Stewart, and William F. Evans collaborated to create an informative and inspirational book that includes an overview of the literature, personal accounts from students, practical tips/activities, and the latest coverage of such topics as advances in neuroscience research, crisis intervention, and more!

What s Normal

Author: Carol C. Donley
Publisher: Kent State University Press
ISBN: 9780873386531
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This work examines the issues of "abnormalities" in mental health, intelligence, and sexual behavior. The first section presents a wide ranging collection of essays and articles written by renowned clinicians who address clinical, ethical, and social issues related to mental illness and disorders. The second section uses fiction, poetry, and drama to portray mental and behavioral abnormalities, sometimes from "inside" the perspective of the deviant and sometimes from the experiences of family, friends, and other engaged observers. Excerpts that examine the treatment of mental health, intelligence, and sexual conduct are cited from such literary works as Equus, Of Mice and Men, Like Water for Chocolate, and Sula.

Fundamentals of Clinical Supervision

Author: Janine M. Bernard
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 9780132835626
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Fundamentals of Clinical Supervision, 5/e offers a comprehensive, interdisciplinary presentation that makes it the most highly cited publication in the field. Addressing essential topics for supervisors, it has earned a reputation as an authoritative resource for anyone seeking certification as an Approved Clinical Supervisor. Emphasizing central themes from a variety of mental health professions, the book covers supervision models, supervision modalities, administrative issues and professional concerns. This Fifth Edition covers the latest research, more on second-generation models of supervision, a new section on triadic supervision, and the latest on technology. Its one-of-a-kind supervision toolkit, scholarly approach, and topic coverage set the book apart.