Online Counselor Education

Author: Carl J. Sheperis
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483359441
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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.

Counseling Gifted Students

Author: Susannah M. Wood, PhD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826136559
Format: PDF, Docs
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"Drs. Susannah Wood and Jean Peterson have combined forces to move the field of school counseling forward in its work on behalf of gifted students. As a psychologist who has worked in this area for over three decades, I appreciate the wonderful contribution made by this new work. In addition to the wisdom offered in the school counseling domain, I also greatly appreciate the care taken to situate the book and its content into the the profession of school counseling proper. This careful fitting into the standards of the counseling profession, demonstrates how important it is to serve all students in school, including those with gifts and talents. This subtle regularizing into appropriate school counseling practice is actually quite radical as is makes it clear that the time has passed to consider whether we should be concerned with the nature and needs of students with gifts and talents, but rather need to move to serving them as a requirement of our profession. This book makes the case that serving these students to the best of our ability is required of us as professionals. And fortunately for all of us, the authors provide a clearly articulated roadmap for helping us live up to our professional responsibilities." --Tracy L. Cross, Ph.D. "Despite the attention paid to diversity and inclusiveness, counselor education programs often overlook the gifted population, resulting in a training gap that complicates school counselors’ awareness of – and ability to appropriately respond to – the unique needs of gifted individuals. This book appears tailor-made to rectify that oversight. Wood and Peterson have created both a research-informed text counselor educators can seamlessly incorporate into their coursework and a practical manual school counselors may use to improve the services they offer their gifted and talented students." --Christopher Lawrence "'Counseling Gifted and Talented Students in Schools: A Guide for School Counselors' is a very well organized text. There is an excellent balance between theory, research, and practical application. There is a consistent answer to the question of 'what do we do with what we know?' The editors make a compelling case for the importance of the text and for why school counselors must play an active role in the development of gifted students. There is great variation in the social and emotional needs of gifted students and the school counselor has so many of the skills needed to help students understand themselves and develop as effective adults. The editors, Susannah Wood and Jean Sunde Peterson, are nationally recognized for their work and commitment to the counseling needs of gifted students, especially in the school setting. Their insights, respect for the school counselor, and commitment to the growth of students is evident throughout the text. They have chosen authors who share their commitments. This is a text that will be most useful to counselor educators, school counselors and parents. It is always the right time for an important book. Wood and Sunde Peterson have made a significant contribution to both counseling and gifted education." -- Nicholas Colangelo, Ph.D. "...a complete handbook for understanding and meeting the needs of gifted students... This book gets to the essence of the "whole" gifted student and how critical it is to foster not only intellectual and academic growth, but health identity developmental and mental well-being." -- Dan Peters, Ph.D; Licensed Psychologist; Co-founder/Executive Director, SUMMIT CENTER "Counseling Gifted and Talented Students in Schools is a complete handbook for understanding and meeting the needs of gifted students. Combining conceptual foundation, research, and relatable vignettes, Drs. Peterson and Wood teach us everything we need to know about creating gifted programs, identify gifted students, collaborating with educators, and equally if not more critical, understanding the unique developmental needs of gifted students. This book gets to the essence of the "whole" gifted student and how critical it is to not only foster intellectual and academic growth, but health identity developmental and mental well-being." -- Dan Peters, Ph.D; Licensed Psychologist; Co-founder/Executive Director, SUMMIT CENTER Goes beyond academic considerations to address career development and social/emotional concerns Created to fill a gap in both counselor education and gifted education, this is the only up-to-date text to provide a concise and practical overview of counseling services designed specifically for gifted and talented students. Grounded in the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) National Model for counseling programs, the book illuminates specific knowledge, awareness, and skills school counselors need to address concerns related not only to academics, but also to social and emotional development of this population. The text delivers a theoretical and practical overview of gifted and talented education in the US and the responsibilities of school counselors as they pertain to this unique population. Going well beyond the common call to provide academic challenge, the book considers special characteristics of gifted and talented students as it examines the complexities of career development, college readiness, and concerns related to social/emotional development. It discusses how counselors can advocate for gifted students, lead efforts to match programming and needs, and collaborate with school staff and families. Vignettes depicting critical incidents and epitomizing needs are used to illuminate differentiated counseling approaches that support this student population. Each chapter highlights a key concept, and curriculum guidelines and resources for professional development support the text. Key Features: Interweaves school counseling and gifted education research and practice Considers characteristics and counseling concerns associated with giftedness Is based on the ASCA model for counseling programs Examines the complexities of career development, college readiness, and social/emotional development in this population Highlights key concepts and includes vignettes of critical incidents

The School Counselor s Guide to Helping Students with Disabilities

Author: Laura E. Marshak
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470175796
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Down-to-earth advice for helping students with disabilitiessucceed The School Counselor's Guide to Helping Students withDisabilities offers school counselors a practical guide forhandling the complexities of working with children and youth whohave disabilities. The book is organized to correspond with themyriad responsibilities and roles assumed by school counselors inelementary, middle and high school settings. The authors provideboth seasoned and new school counselors with the insight and toolsthey need to successfully promote the academic, personal, social,and career success of students with disabilities. Presents a wealth of relevant disability-related knowledge anduseful strategies Includes information on the most pertinent legislationpertaining to students with disabilities Offers the most effective counseling interventions for helpingyoung children or adolescents experiencing social exclusion becauseof their disabilities Bonus section contains a wealth of disability-specificinformation with implications and practical applications forcounselors This important book brings together experts in two disciplines,school counseling and special education/disabilities, in order toaddress the practicalities and possibilities of working withstudents with disabilities.

A Guide to Graduate Programs in Counseling

Author: Tyler M. Kimbel
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190603712
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Written for undergraduate students and other prospective counselors, A Guide to Graduate Programs in Counseling is the first of its kind to create a comprehensive, reliable means of learning about the profession, graduate programs, and what to consider in selecting entry level graduate preparation. The text serves a dual purpose of (1) educating potential students about the counseling profession and programs, and (2) providing insight into personal and practical considerations for applying to a graduate counseling program. Specifically, the Guide offers vital information relative to accreditation and its importance in the counseling profession with regards to obtaining licensure, certification, and even employment opportunities after graduating. Furthermore, as a CACREP publication, this book is the official source of information about accredited counseling programs and includes information about what accredited programs seek in candidates, what counselor preparation programs can offer students in professional development and job placement, and guidance on personal decisions about entering the counseling profession. Authored by counseling experts and featuring insights from voices in the field, A Guide to Graduate Programs in Counseling is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in becoming a professional counselor. This text is an official publication of the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), the counseling profession's recognized accreditation body. The book fulfills a need for individuals considering a career in the counseling profession. Counselors comprise 37% of all helping professions, the largest of all professions that include social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, and marriage and family therapists (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, 2014). The counseling profession is projected to grow 29% between 2012-2022, faster than the average for all occupations according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Hatching Results for Elementary School Counseling

Author: Trish Hatch
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1506389678
Format: PDF
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With case studies, examples, templates, charts, graphs, and images, you’ll create and implement high-quality Tier 1 systems of support, including core curriculum classroom lessons and schoolwide activities.

The School Counselor s Guide to Special Education

Author: Barbara C. Trolley
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452273189
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This hands-on guide clarifies the school counselor's role in special education and answers questions about meeting the academic, social, and career needs of students with disabilities.

Handbook of School Counseling

Author: Hardin L.K. Coleman
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135283583
Format: PDF, ePub
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The mission of this forty-eight chapter Handbook is to provide a comprehensive reference source that integrates counseling theory, research and practice into one volume. It is designed to meet the needs of entry-level practitioners from their initial placement in schools through their first three to five years of practice. It will also be of interest to experienced school counselors, counselor educators, school researchers, and counseling representatives within state and local governments.

Communication and Education Skills for Dietetics Professionals

Author: Betsy B. Holli
Publisher: XYZ editeur/XYZ Publishing
ISBN: 9780781737401
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Strong communications skills are essential for dietetics professionals helping patients improve their nutrition and eating habits. Based on the 2002 Commission on Accreditation in Dietetics (CADE) standards for education, this text aids nutritionists, dietitians, and allied health professionals in strengthening interpersonal relationships with clients and patients by offering current activities, case studies, techniques, and directives related to nutritional counseling. The Fourth Edition is updated with a guide to online resources, behavioral objectives, additional case studies, and new illustrations. The American Dietetic Association’s competencies on communication are included. Also included is an online instructor’s manual containing answers to the review and discussion questions, as well as information on each case study.

Evidence Based School Counseling

Author: Carey Dimmitt
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452294011
Format: PDF, Docs
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Measure the difference you make in students' academic, career, and personal/social development! Aligned with the American School Counselor Association's National Model, this authoritative guide from highly respected counselor educators and trainers gives preservice and inservice counselors the tools to identify evidence-based practices in their field and to use data in designing, implementing, and evaluating programs and interventions. With vignettes and recommendations in every chapter, this book offers skill-building guidelines for: Analyzing outcome research to inform planning Carrying out action research and building collaborative partnerships Measuring student learning and behavior change Communicating results to stakeholders, and more