Essentials of Testing and Assessment: A Practical Guide for Counselors, Social Workers, and Psychologists

Comprehensive and easy to read, neukrug and fawcett's essentials of testing and assessment: a practical guide for counselors, social worKERS, AND PSYCHOLOGISTS, 3rd Edition, introduces learners to the concepts and applications of assessment and testing. Case vignettes, samples of real tests, and additional activities and exercises increase understanding.


Encyclopedia of Counseling Volume 1

With more questions and answers than any other edition, is still the only book you need to pass the NCE, CPCE, Fourth Edition, the Encyclopedia of Counseling,  and other counseling exams. Every chapter has new and updated material and is still written in Dr. Rosenthal's lively, user-friendly style counselors know and love.

The book’s new and improved coverage incorporates a range of vital topics, research trends, neurocounseling,  the DSM-5, addictions, private practice and nonprofit work, including social media, and much, group work in career counseling, the new ACA and NBCC codes of ethics, much more.

Counseling Research: Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Methods 2nd Edition Merrill Counseling

Note: this is the bound book only and does not include access to MyEducationLab® with Pearson eText. To order myeducationlab® with pearson eText packaged with the bound book, use ISBN 0134442547. It also provides readers with the information they need to become intelligent consumers of published research.

Covering a broad range of quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods designs, as well as action research and program evaluation, the text presents the most common types of research used in the field of counseling. The examples given are superb. The many examples used throughout the text and sample paper are great resources for the students.

Within its structured environment, students can practice what they learn, test their understanding, and receive feedback to guide their learning and ensure they master key learning outcomes. Does help students understand how this knowledge can benefit them in their future practice. So often i find counseling students viewing research methods courses as courses they must just ‘get through’ and not ones that will help them in their future careers.

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A Family Genogram Workbook

The first, a tutorial, step-by-step, shows readers, how to create their own family genogram so that they can quickly reap the benefits of this powerful tool for understanding family emotional process. This workbook will take you step-by-step to learn how to create your own family genogram. By working through various exercises and activities in A Family Genogram Workbook you will gain insight into your family and your place in it.

Along the way, readers will also acquire an understanding of basic Family Systems Theory concepts and terminology. A genogram is an exciting tool for understanding and interpreting family history and relationships. The chapter titled the 20 questions to Ask About Your Family will help readers focus on key issues related to family emotional process.

Used book in Good Condition. The workbook format contains work pages so the reader can create a genogram right in the book. This resource is suitable for courses on family systems, for premarital counseling with couples or blended families, coaching relationships, individual or group study, marriage and family retreats or workshops, social work practice, or for personal use.

. A family genogram workbook, elaine boomer, and Don Reagan, is an easy to use, by Israel Galindo, but powerful, guide to understanding your family and how it shaped you. By working through various exercises and activities in A Family Genogram Workbook readers will gain insight into their families, how they work, and their place in it.

The Life Span: Human Development for Helping Professionals 4th Edition

The enhanced etext features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content.

The case studies and developmental psychopathology sections are strengths. The expanded coverage of research in these areas will enhance students’ understanding of the scientific basis for application to practice. The enhanced pearson etext features embedded video to illustrate key concepts and pop-up assessments to help students assess their proficiency.

Compared to other available texts, this one is far superior in terms of the balance of scope and depth. Kathryn cooper, northern colorado University       Used book in Good Condition. To order the enhanced pearson etext packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 0133785645. The pearson etext app is available on Google Play and in the App Store.

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Career Development Interventions 5th Edition Merrill Couseling

The new edition of career development interventions features a stronger emphasis on the elementary school level, up-to-date coverage of the use of technology in career guidance/counseling, including the use of social media for job seeking, and the addition of new case studies and practical assignments throughout.

To order mycounselinglab® with pearson eText packaged with the bound book, use ISBN 0134055829. This comprehensive, resources, planning tools, top-selling text presents theories, assessments, and technologies relevant to modern career development in a practical approach that shows theory and research in action.

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. Used book in Good Condition. 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.

With four chapters devoted to career development in educational settings, and community audiences, it analyzes the various aspects of career development interventions for the elementary, higher education, middle and high school, and provides strategies for implementing career counseling techniques and creating and designing career development programs.

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Therapist's Guide to Clinical Intervention: The 1-2-3's of Treatment Planning Practical Resources for the Mental Health Professional

Therapist’s guide to clinical intervention, Third Edition,  is an essential reference for providing clinical services and associated case formulations requiring formalized goals and objectives. It is ideal for use in assessment, treatment, completing insurance forms, consultation, and/or participating in managed care.

This practical, hand-on book, outlines treatment goals and objectives for each type of psychopathology as defined by the diagnostic and statistical manual by the American Psychiatric Association. It additionally provides skill-building resources and samples of all major professional forms likely to be used in clinical treatment.

The third edition conveniently maps individualized treatment plans utilizing evidence-based best practices and standards of care. Diagnostic information is presented by associated disorder or theme for easier access. New special assessments and skill-building entries are included. Also new are numerous website/URLs associated with research articles, and consumer resources have been provided to complement clinical information and patient education.

Outlines treatment goals and objectives for dsm-iv diagnosespresents evidence-based best practices of interventionProvides the basis for assessing special circumstancesOffers skill building resources to supplement treatmentContains samples for a wide range of business and clinical formsSupplies websites for additional clinical information and patient education Used book in Good Condition.


Descriptions and Prescriptions: A Biblical Perspective on Psychiatric Diagnoses and Medications

These are not just diagnoses from the DSM; they are part of our everyday vocabulary and understanding of people. Nor can we afford to accept the entire secular psychiatric diagnostic and treatment enterprise at face value as though Scripture is irrelevant for these complex struggles. Used book in Good Condition.

Biblical counselor and retired physician, Michael R. This first book in the helping the Helper series will give readers biblical, gospel-formed categories that will help them understand and minister to those who are struggling with mental health issues. Instead, we need a balanced, biblically and scientifically! informed approach that is neither too warmly embracing nor too coldly dismissive of psychiatric labels and the psychiatric medications that are often prescribed.

Ocd, ptsd, adhd, bipolar Disorder . Emlet, gives readers a helpful way forward on these important issues as he guides lay and professional helpers in the church through the thicket of mental health diagnoses and treatments in a clear, thoughtful primer in which the Bible informs our understanding of psychiatric diagnoses and the medications that are often recommended based on those labels.

. As christians, how should we think about psychiatric diagnoses and their associated treatments? We can t afford to isolate ourselves and simply dismiss these categories as unbiblical.

Groups: Process and Practice

Used book in Good Condition. You'll receive practical guidance on working with groups of children, adolescents, and adults in both school settings and community settings. Focusing on the "what is" and the "how to" of group counseling, the authors use up-to-date examples, insights, guidelines, and an enhanced diversity perspective to show you how group leaders can apply the key concepts of the group process to a variety of groups.

Also available: the mindtap online learning experience, which includes videos of group counseling sessions that further help to prepare you for professional practice. Learn to blend theory with practice in group work with Marianne, Gerald, and Cindy Corey's GROUPS: PROCESS AND PRACTICE. Many new activities encourage active learning, enabling you to see clinical applications come to life in the content that is covered.


Selecting Effective Treatments: A Comprehensive, Systematic Guide to Treating Mental Disorders

Planning treatment can be the most complicated part of a clinician's job. Selecting effective treatments helps simplify and organize the treatment planning process by putting critical information and useful planning strategies at your fingertips Get up to speed on the latest changes to the DSM-5 Conduct evidence-based treatment suited to your therapeutic style Construct Client Maps to flesh out comprehensive treatment plans Utilize assessment methods that reflect the changes to the DSM-5 multiaxial system Effective treatment begins with strategic planning, preferences, and it's important to match the intervention to your own strengths, and style as much as to the client's needs.

Organized for quick navigation, effective treatment options, assessment tools, and prognosis, each disorder is detailed following the same format that covers a description, characteristics, including the type of therapy that is likely to be most successful treating each specific disorder. Updated case studies, and the concise, jargon-free style makes this resource valuable to practitioners, treatments, and references clarify the latest DSM-5 diagnostic criteria, students, and lay people alike.

This new fifth edition has been updated to align with the latest changes to the DSM-5, and covers the latest research to help you draw upon your own therapeutic preferences while constructing an evidence-based treatment plan. Wiley. Mental disorders can be complex, and keeping up with the latest findings and treatment options can itself be a full time job.

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Intentional Interviewing and Counseling: Facilitating Client Development in a Multicultural Society

This textbook gives you the tools to adapt your skills to address both individual and multicultural uniqueness, conduct interviews using five different theoretical approaches, and begin developing a personalized style and theory of interviewing and counseling that matches your own aptitudes and affinities.

Moreover, this is the only text in the field that will show you how to understand and use neuroscience in counseling practice. Case studies, sample interviews, and a "Portfolio of Competencies" are just a few of the many tools that will help you master the material and become a better listener. Wiley. Used book in Good Condition.

Master interviewing skills with intentional interviewing and counseling: facilitating client development in a MULTICULTURAL SOCIETY, 9th Edition.