A Brief Orientation to Counseling: Professional Identity, History, and Standards 2nd Edition

Edward S. Neukrug

  • © 2017
  • Published
  • Previous Editions 2014
  • 240 Pages


A BRIEF ORIENTATION TO COUNSELING provides students with the unique knowledge and skills needed as they begin their journey toward building an identity as a professional counselor. In a concise format, Neukrug addresses the 13 aspects of Professional Orientation and Ethical Practice outlined in the 2016 CACREP Standards, which will form the foundation for students' success in their work. Along the way, he provides real-world advice, vignettes to reflect upon, experiential activities, and case studies that will help students prepare for a career in the helping professions.

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  • Peppered throughout the book are revised vignettes, experiential activities, and newly developed case studies to enhance student learning.
  • Although the whole book is revised, the chapters on current issues and ethics have particularly been updated to keep up with current trends, the new ACA ethics code, and CACREP's 2016 Standards concerning Professional Orientation and Ethical Practice.
  • A glossary, which covers all of the major terms highlighted throughout the text, has been added to this edition to facilitate student learning.

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