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.
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
Integrative Practice Exercises
Forms and Guides for Use in Counseling
Ethics and Professional Practice Websites
Now enhanced and broadened, this new edition reflects areas of improvement to the field, specifically, readers get:
Harold Hackney, Professor Emeritus of counseling at Syracuse University, is a national certified counselor, licensed professional counselor, and approved clinical supervisor and is a Fellow of the American Counseling Association. Harold is past-president of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, a former member of the ACA Governing Council, and served on the Board of the Center for Credentialing in Education. His areas of expertise include counselor training, training of future counseling professors, research methodology, counseling processes, and counseling theory. Hackney’s writings draw from his experiences as a school counselor and a marriage and family counselor, as well as from his research on counseling processes and spirituality in counseling. Prior to his appointment at Syracuse University, Hackney was a professor at Purdue University and Fairfield University.
Sherry Cormier, Professor Emerita of counseling, rehabilitation counseling, and counseling psychology at West Virginia University, is a licensed psychologist in the state of West Virginia and a long-standing member of the American Counseling Association. Her areas of expertise include counselor training, counseling interventions, cognitive-behavioral therapy, clinical supervision, and health and wellness. Currently she is affiliated with Transformational Practices, an endeavor in which she provides clinical and consultation services and training to a variety of individuals and organizations. Prior to her appointment at West Virginia University, she was a faculty member at the University of Tennessee.