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Professional Counselor, The: A Process Guide to Helping, CourseSmart eTextbook, 7th Edition

By Harold L. Hackney, Sherry Cormier

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 3, 2012

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&>For courses in Counseling Process, Skills, and Techniques (Counseling)

Also helpful for beginning counselors and students preparing for licensure/certification


Students and beginning counselors get the concepts, skills, interventions, strategies, and techniques they need to achieve effective results with their clients.


Starting with initial client contact and continuing through relationship building, assessment, goal setting, strategy selection, treatment planning, and finally, evaluation and termination, this valuable guide gives counseling students and beginning counselors the knowledge and skills they need to work effectively with their clients. Each step in the process is presented concisely and supplemented with real life case examples illustrating the skills and interventions. The chapters are keyed to CACREP standards to help readers refer to the appropriate content when preparing for licensure/certification. Included are discussion questions in each chapter to help readers draw out the essential content of the chapter and Appendices with ready to use forms for use in clinical settings to monitor and record client progress.

Table of Contents

Chapter1: Conceptualizing Counseling

Chapter 2: The Language of Counseling

Chapter 3: Stages and Skills of Counseling

Chapter 4: Building a Working Relationship

Chapter 5: Assessing Client Problems

Chapter 6: Developing Counseling Goals

Chapter 7: Defining Strategies and Selecting Interventions

Chapter 8: Affective Interventions

Chapter 9: Cognitive Interventions

Chapter 10: Behavioral Interventions

Chapter 11: Systemic Interventions

Chapter 13:Termination and Follow-Up

Appendix A                             

Integrative Practice Exercises

Appendix B                   

Forms and Guides for Use in Counseling

Appendix C                             

 Ethics and Professional Practice Websites



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Professional Counselor, The: A Process Guide to Helping, CourseSmart eTextbook, 7th Edition
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$63.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-259541-4