Author : Samuel T. Gladding
Genre : Education
Publisher : Pearson
ISBN : 0134385551
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Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access toMyLab(tm) Counselingwith Pearson eText. To order MyLab Counseling with Pearson eText packaged with the bound book, use ISBN 0134386779. Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for MyLab may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. For courses in Community/Agency Counseling. A strong foundation for building counseling skills that addresses the latest CACREP standards. Rapid changes in our world compel changes in the way mental health counselors must practice. Focusing on approaches that promote prevention, early intervention, wellness, and advocacy, Clinical Mental Health Counseling in Community and Agency Settings gives today's counseling students a user-friendly yet scholarly approach to all aspects of their future profession. The Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) now recognizes only Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) programs that have met the accreditation standards; therefore, the authors now focus exclusively on clinical mental health counseling to give students a strong base in this specialty area. Gladding and Newsome examine the history and professional foundations of counseling, legal and ethical issues, counseling with diverse populations, multiple roles and functions of clinical mental health counselors, and the many settings in which clinical mental health counselors practice. Information presented in the chapters is supplemented with narratives supplied by mental health professionals employed across counseling settings, who share their views of the rewards and challenges associated with the services they provide. In addition, case studies in each chapter provide opportunities for students to grapple with challenging issues faced by clinical mental health counselors. Also available with MyLab Counseling This title is also available with MyLab Counseling - 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.

Author : Joshua C. Watson
Genre : Education
Publisher : SAGE Publications
ISBN : 9781506323763
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Introduction to Clinical Mental Health Counseling presents a broad overview of the field of clinical mental health and provides students with the knowledge and skills to successfully put theory into practice in real-world settings. Drawing from their experience as clinicians, authors Joshua C. Watson and Michael K. Schmit cover the foundations of clinical mental health counseling along with current issues, trends, and population-specific considerations. The text introduces students to emerging paradigms in the field such as mindfulness, behavioral medicine, neuroscience, recovery-oriented care, provider care, person-centered treatment planning, and holistic wellness, while emphasizing the importance of selecting evidence-based practices appropriate for specific clients, issues, and settings. Aligned with 2016 CACREP Standards and offering practical activities and case examples, the text will prepare future counselors for the realities of clinical practice.

Author : J. Scott Young
Genre : Education
Publisher : SAGE Publications
ISBN : 9781506305653
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File Download : 659 page

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.

Author : Thomas M. Skovholt
Genre : Psychology
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN : 9781118178195
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File Download : 320 page

Praise for Becoming a Therapist "This resource is filled with practical and personal advice, relevant stories, and examples, and reads more like help from a friend than a typical textbook." —Roberta L. Nutt, PhD, ABPP, Visiting Professor and Training Director, Counseling Psychology Program, University of Houston "Ah, now this is the book I wish had been available when I entered the field. Tom Skovholt has defined the initial experiences and followed the process through to the culmination of the therapeutic experience in a truly great book. Becoming a Therapist is a major contribution to our field." —Arthur (Andy) M. Horne, Dean and Distinguished Research Professor, College of Education, The University of Georgia; President-Elect, Society of Counseling Psychology "Becoming a Therapist's informal style is accessible and engaging and yet soundly grounded in evidence and in the wisdom Skovholt has developed through his career-long research on psychotherapists and their development." —Rodney K. Goodyear, PhD, Professor, School of Education, University of Redlands; Emeritus Professor of Education (Counseling Psychology), University of Southern California Essential guidance for mental health professionals navigating the start of their helping careers Written for those entering a career in the helping professions, Becoming a Therapist: On the Path to Mastery explores the therapeutic career path for new practitioners, painting a vivid portrait of the novice therapist's journey. This practical book guides you in using the helping relationship to improve the lives of others, whether your chosen profession is in counseling, clinical psychology, social work, school counseling, addictions counseling, family therapy, medicine, community counseling, pastoral counseling, or academic advising. Destined to become the resource every new practitioner turns to again and again, Becoming a Therapist prepares you for the reality of what it means to be a beginning therapist, with relevant discussion of: The fifteen indispensable qualities of every mental health professional The unfolding practitioner self Self-care for burnout prevention and resiliency development The importance of culturally competent practice to practitioner expertise Practice, research/theory, and personal life: the practitioner's learning triangle The significance of peer relationships in the novice experience Steeped in author Thomas Skovholt's years of experience, Becoming a Therapist thoroughly and clearly illustrates the excitement, intensity, anxiety—and, ultimately, the satisfaction—you can expect as a helping professional.

Author : Teri Pichot
Genre : Psychology
Publisher : Routledge
ISBN : 9781317788416
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Re-energize your practice! Solution-Focused Brief Therapy: Its Effective Use in Agency Settings chronicles the lessons learned when a substance abuse counseling program switches its theoretical orientation from problem-focused to solution-focused. The book details the technical aspects of the changeover (theory, techniques, interventions, politics, and team design) as well as the personal struggles the team endured and the successes they enjoyed. It demonstrates how solution-focused therapy can be applied to both clinical and administrative work while addressing questions and concerns, providing general information and help in understanding the subtleties and idiosyncrasies of the treatment. Solution-Focused Brief Therapy is a practical, step-by-step guide to individual and group solution-focused therapy, presenting a new and effective method of working with clients that re-energizes therapists and benefits administrators and clinical supervisors. The book provides clear descriptions of basic interventions and philosophy, highlights points of contrast with more traditional approaches, examines the principles behind the “Miracle Question,” and demonstrates how to integrate relapse prevention, help clients maintain therapeutic gains, and communicate effectively with colleagues who represent different philosophies. Solution-Focused Brief Therapy provides a thorough understanding of solution-focused therapy through the use of: case studies interviews with therapists sample forms tables and much more! Solution-Focused Brief Therapy: Its Effective Use in Agency Settings is ideal for professionals interested in implementing solution-focused therapy into individual, group, or agency settings, including child protection agencies, community mental health clinics, private practices, sexual abuse programs, substance abuse treatment, family based services, and academics working in substance abuse counseling, social work, psychology, and general counseling.

Author : Niloufer M. Merchant
Genre : Education
Publisher : SAGE Publications
ISBN : 9781544349572
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A practical guide to group work in community and agency settings Group work is becoming commonplace in a variety of community settings, including sexual assault centers, mental health centers, battered women’s shelters, chemical dependency units, community planning, employee training and development, employee assistance centers, and in other outpatient, inpatient, and residential settings. This accessible book: Demonstrates how the full range of group work, from remedial through preventive groups, is manifested in an array of community settings Provides practical, concrete information about how group work is being used and can be used even more effectively Draws on an up-to-date scholarly base that includes the latest research on group work Highlights diversity and multicultural issues, as well as accreditation or specialty standards important to group work in community and agency settings Groups in Community and Agency Settings is part of the Group Work Practice Kit: Improving the Everyday Practice of Group Work, a collection of nine books each authored by scholars in the specific field of group work. To promote a consistent reading experience, the books in the collection conform to editor Robert K. Conyne’s outline. Designed to provide practitioners, instructors, students, and trainees with concrete direction for improving group work, the series provides thorough coverage of the entire span of group work practice. This book is endorsed by the Association for Specialists in Group Work.

Author : Mark M. Leach
Genre : Psychology
Publisher : Routledge
ISBN : 9781135593612
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While there are numerous resources for practitioners on the subject, the ambiguity remains of what actually constitutes effective multicultural counseling and psychotherapy and how it should be incorporated into their sessions. This book addresses the question of how to apply current theories and research with a unique “start-to-finish” approach, examining the role culture plays in each stage of the therapeutic process, from before the clinical intake to termination. Each chapter is devoted to one of these stages and provides practical strategies, techniques, examples, and case studies. The reader will find new ways to consider the influence of culture and expand their own knowledge and skills as a practitioner.

Author : Lisa Lopez Levers, PhD, LPCC-S, LPC, CRC, NCC
Genre : Education
Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
ISBN : 9780826131089
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This introductory textbook, written specifically for graduate students in clinical mental health counseling programs, is distinguished by a unique integrated system-of-care approach, reflecting current trends in mental health treatment. Designed to address the 2016 CACREP standards, the book delivers an in-depth examination of the professional knowledge, skills, and current issues in professional counseling that are essential to clinical practice. The textbook emphasizes the elements of practice, while providing students with ample case studies that enable them to integrate theoretical concepts with real-world examples. By distilling a wealth of knowledge from experts in the field, the textbook looks at the history and contemporary issues of mental health counseling through the lens of a bioecological approach. Engaging chapters focus on issues critical to mental health counseling, including strength-based approaches, varied clinical practice settings, professional issues, self-care, and more. Additionally, the text presents dilemmas and pitfalls intrinsic to mental health practice. Learning objectives, case illustrations, and abundant resources in each chapter reinforce the practical, real-world information upon which students can build throughout their education. A robust Instructor’s Manual and key PowerPoint slides also are provided. Purchase includes access to the e-book for use on most mobile devices or computers. Key Features: Offers unique, integrated system-of-care and community-based approaches integral to current trends Provides emphases on strength-based and ecological perspectives of CMHC practice Includes real-life examples and insights that facilitate the integration of theory and practice Describes dilemmas and pitfalls intrinsic to a variety of mental health practice topics Includes tips from the field and real-world case illustrations to enhance clinical application Includes learning objectives in each chapter Reflects 2016 and 2009 CACREP standards that are highlighted in each chapter

Author : Samuel T. Gladding
Genre : Education
Publisher : Prentice Hall
ISBN : UOM:39015058248959
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File Download : 460 page

With significantly expanded content and a strengthened emphasis on Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Programs (CACREP) standards, this user-friendly yet scholarly volume again provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of community counseling. After a thorough introduction to the history and foundation of the discipline, the authors examine the many roles and functions community counselors perform, the variety of settings in which their work is done, and how that work differs from one client population to another. Emerging issues and trends in the field are given appropriate attention; while first-person narratives throughout the text explore specific challenges and opportunities associated with particular areas of expertise. For future community counselors facing a broad spectrum of settings and clients, and specific demands related to their environment.

Author : Samuel T. Gladding
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Publisher : Pearson
ISBN : 0134524128
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NOTE: Before purchasing, check with your instructor to ensure you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab products exist for each title, and registrations are not transferable. To register for and use Pearson's MyLab products, you will also need a Course ID, which your instructor will provide. Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for Pearson's MyLab products may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. For courses in Community/Agency Counseling. This access code card provides access to MyCounselingLab(R) with Pearson eText. A strong foundation for building counseling skills that addresses the latest CACREP standards. Rapid changes in our world compel changes in the way mental health counselors must practice. Focusing on approaches that promote prevention, early intervention, wellness, and advocacy, Clinical Mental Health Counseling in Community and Agency Settings gives today's counseling students a user-friendly yet scholarly approach to all aspects of their future profession. The Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) now recognizes only Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) programs that have met the accreditation standards; therefore, the authors now focus exclusively on clinical mental health counseling to give students a strong base in this specialty area. Gladding and Newsome examine the history and professional foundations of counseling, legal and ethical issues, counseling with diverse populations, multiple roles and functions of clinical mental health counselors, and the many settings in which clinical mental health counselors practice. Information presented in the chapters is supplemented with narratives supplied by mental health professionals employed across counseling settings, who share their views of the rewards and challenges associated with the services they provide. In addition, case studies in each chapter provide opportunities for students to grapple with challenging issues faced by clinical mental health counselors. Personalize learning with Pearson MyLab Counseling Pearson MyLab Counseling is 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 real classroom video footage, practice what they learn, test their understanding, and receive feedback to guide their learning and ensure they master key learning outcomes.