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MindTap Counseling for Group Counseling: Strategies and Skills 8th Edition

Ed E. Jacobs, Christine J. Schimmel, Robert L. Masson, Riley L. Harvill

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Overview

MindTap® Counseling for Jacobs/Schimmel/Masson/Harvill's Group Counseling, 8th Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie-cutter into cutting-edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. MindTap propels students from memorization to mastery with a learn, practice, apply framework designed to prepare students for real world work in the counseling profession. MindTap gives you complete ownership of your content and learning experience. Customize the interactive syllabi, emphasize the most important topics, and add your own material or notes in the eBook. The outcome-driven application helps you challenge every student, build their confidence, and empower them to be unstoppable.

Help your students become practitioners of their own learning with MindTap for Counseling and Social Work!

Ed E. Jacobs, West Virginia University, Morgantown

Ed Jacobs is the coordinator of the master's program in the Counseling, Counseling Psychology, and Rehabilitation Counseling Department at West Virginia University. He is also the founder and director of Impact Therapy Associates. He teaches courses in techniques, theories, group, and addictions and conducts workshops throughout the United States and Canada on group counseling and Impact Therapy. Ed has written five other counseling books: HOW TO SELECT AND APPLY CHANGE STRATEGIES IN GROUPS, IMPACT THERAPY: THE COURAGE TO COUNSEL, LEADING GROUPS IN CORRECTIONS, IMPACT THERAPY, and CREATIVE COUNSELING TECHNIQUES: AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE. In the past few years, Ed has traveled worldwide, introducing counselors to his group counseling and impact therapy ideas.

Christine J. Schimmel, West Virginia University

Christine Schimmel is the coordinator of the school counseling program in the Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling, and Counseling Psychology program at West Virginia University. She has been a counselor educator for over 15 years and has taught courses in school counseling, counseling techniques, group counseling, and counseling children and adolescents. Chris has written two other counseling books: HOW TO SELECT AND APPLY CHANGE STRATEGIES IN GROUPS and IMPACT THERAPY: THE COURAGE TO COUNSEL. Chris currently serves as the secretary for the West Virginia Board of Examiners in Counseling, the licensure board for professional counselors in the state. A former school counselor, her teaching and research interests are in the field of school counseling.

Robert L. Masson, West Virginia University, Morgantown

Bob Masson is Professor Emeritus at West Virginia University and remains active in the counseling field by teaching courses at Florida Gulf Coast University in Ft. Myers, Florida. Bob was a professor for more than 30 years at West Virginia University in the Department of Counseling, Counseling Psychology, and Rehabilitation Counseling. He also served on the State of West Virginia Board of Examiners in Counseling and remains a Licensed Profession Counselor. He has taught courses in counseling techniques, theories, group counseling, and rehabilitation counseling.

Riley L. Harvill,

Riley Harvill is the president of The HarBeck Company, a leadership training and consulting firm located in Dallas, Texas. Over the past several years, his work has focused on individual and team coaching with U.S. and Canadian police and fire departments. Before co-founding The HarBeck Company, Riley was an associate professor at University of North Texas in the Counselor Education Department, where he taught courses in individual and group counseling.
  • MindTap helps streamline your workflow with carefully curated content and a unique set of tools saving you valuable time in your course preparations. In addition, automatically grades assignments and quizzes while also providing students with instant feedback on their work.
  • The Message Center app helps you to quickly and easily contact students directly from the MindTap platform. Any message posted in the Message Center is communicated directly to each student enrolled in the course via the communication medium designated by the student.
  • StudyHub is a one-stop studying tool that empowers you to create your own study tools. Quickly access all of your notes and highlights marked in the MindTap Reader. Filter bookmarked pages, key terms, your notes and notes shared by your instructor to create your own personalized study guides.
  • Provide students with organizational and study tools designed to better manage their limited time, allowing them to complete assignments whenever and wherever they are ready to learn.
  • Save students money in their course materials with a single destination that reflects exactly what’s important to you, the instructor.
  • Track students in real time with the Progress app adjust the course as needed based analytics of interactivity in the course.
  • With the MindTap Mobile App, you can keep your students informed of assignments, course due dates, or any changes to your course while also arming them with on-the-go study tools like flashcards and quizzing.
  • Jacobs MindTap will include IRC video repository (all videos are Cengage-owned). Videos are tagged and include the applicable EPAS, CACREPS and HS standards in the descriptions. Instructors can search and select videos to include in the learning path and/or directly in the reader.
  • Empower students with the information to know where they stand at all times—both individually and compared to the highest performers in class within the student view of the Progress App.
  • Engage students with course material specially customized for them by you streamlined in one proven, easy-to-use interface.
  • StudyHub is one-stop-studying tool that allows you to deliver important information and empowers your students to personalize their experience. Share content from the MindTap Reader and create notes and study guides to help students focus and succeed.
LEARNING PATH:

Polling Activity. At the start of each chapter, students complete a polling activity written specifically to get them engaged in the material prior to the reading. Students are immediately able to interact with the material in new and interesting ways.

Discussion Activity. Discussion questions in each chapter allow students to collaborate with their peers to develop solutions and responses in an online environment.

Video Activity. Students view simulated sessions as they progress through the course. Students are prompted to answer embedded questions as they watch each video.

Helper Studio. This video-based activity puts students directly in the role of helping professional. Students respond to clients with recorded video responses that demonstrate important skills and confidence necessary for success in the profession.

Chapter Quiz. Multiple-choice questions are provided for each chapter that allow students to measure their understanding and progress.

Reflection Activity. At the conclusion of each chapter’s content, students are asked to apply concepts directly to their life and future career in the helping professions.
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Each MindTap product offers the full, mobile-ready textbook combined with superior and proven learning tools at one affordable price. Students who purchase digital access can add a print option at any time when a print option is available for their course.

This Cengage solution can be seamlessly integrated into most Learning Management Systems (Blackboard, Brightspace by D2L, Canvas, Moodle, and more) but does require a different ISBN for access codes. Please work with your Cengage Learning Consultant to ensure the proper course set up and ordering information. For additional information, please visit the LMS Integration site.

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  • ISBN-10: 1337107328
  • ISBN-13: 9781337107327
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $80.00
  • RETAIL $80.00

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MindTap Instructors Speak on Personalization - Diane

Instructor Diane Carter from the University of Idaho talks about how MindTap helps her personalize her course.

"MindTap's greatest strengths are the progress tracking and the ability to add [your own] materials that are gradable."

"I'm convinced that the higher course ratings and grades were, in large part, a result of students’ engagement. It was an unmitigated success."

"Almost across the board, students using MindTap improved on the main learning objectives of the class ...I've never seen any results like this."

"MindTap was very useful – it was easy to follow and everything was right there."

"I'm definitely more engaged because of MindTap."

"MindTap puts practice questions in a format that works well for me."

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Online PowerPoint®

ISBN: 9781305407411
These vibrant Microsoft® PowerPoint® lecture slides for each chapter assist you with your lecture by providing concept coverage using materials directly from the textbook.

Online Instructor's Manual

ISBN: 9781305410336
The Instructor’s Manual (IM) contains a variety of resources to aid instructors in preparing and presenting text material in a manner that meets their personal preferences and course needs. It presents chapter-by-chapter suggestions and resources to enhance and facilitate learning.

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero Instant Access

ISBN: 9781305407404
Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero®, is a flexible, online system that allows you to: import, edit, and manipulate test bank content from the GROUP COUNSELING test bank or elsewhere, including your own favorite test questions; create multiple test versions in an instant; and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom, or wherever you want.

DVD

ISBN: 9781305387263
This DVD, available with the text, features nearly 50 video segments that enable students to see many of the skills highlighted in the book, helping them to effectively translate theory to practice. New to this updated DVD are videos that integrate multiple skills as well as longer videos demonstrating skills being used in the beginning, middle, and closing phases of sessions.

CourseMate, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN: 9781305279155
Cengage Learning's Counseling CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. CourseMate includes an integrated eBook, glossaries, flashcards, quizzes, videos that demonstrate group counseling techniques discussed in the text, and more-as well as Engagement Tracker, a first-of-its-kind tool that monitors student engagement in the course. MindTap® Reader is Cengage Learning's re-imagination of the traditional eBook, specifically designed for how students assimilate content and media assets-in a fully online, and often mobile, reading environment. The Reader allows students to make notes, highlight text, and find definitions right from the page and includes chapter-specific resources such as flashcards and more.

FOR STUDENTS

DVD

ISBN: 9781305387263
This DVD features nearly 50 video segments that enable you to see many of the skills highlighted in the book, helping you to effectively translate theory to practice. New to this updated DVD are videos that integrate multiple skills as well as longer videos demonstrating skills being used in the beginning, middle, and closing phases of sessions.

CourseMate, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN: 9781305279155
Cengage Learning's Counseling CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Access an integrated eBook, learning tools including glossaries, flashcards, quizzes, and videos that demonstrate group counseling techniques discussed in the text, and more in your Counseling CourseMate. MindTap® Reader is Cengage Learning's re-imagination of the traditional eBook, specifically designed for how students assimilate content and media assets-in a fully online, and often mobile, reading environment. The Reader, which allows you to make notes, highlight text, and find definitions right from the page, also includes chapter-specific learning tools such as flashcards and more.