Higher Education

A Brief Orientation to Counseling, 1st Edition

  • Edward S. Neukrug Old Dominion University
  • ISBN-10: 1111521220  |  ISBN-13: 9781111521226
  • 224 Pages
  • © 2014 | Published
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Overview

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 10 identified areas in CACREP's "Professional Orientation and Ethical Practice," thus reinforcing standards that will form the foundation for students' success in practice. Along the way, Neukrug provides proven, real-world advice that will help students as they prepare for a career in the helping professions. Available with InfoTracĀ® Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.

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Table of Contents

1. A History of the Counseling Profession.
2. Professional Identity of the Counselor.
3. The Professional Associations.
4. Characteristics of the Effective Counselor.
5. Accreditation in Counseling and Related Fields.
6. Credentialing in Counseling and Related Fields.
7. Ethics in Counseling.
8. Social and Cultural Issues in Counseling Multicultural Counseling.
9. A Look Toward the Future.
10. Your Future in the Counseling Profession.

What's New

  • Chapters in the text address such topics as the history of the counseling profession; early vocational guidance; professional associations; characteristics of an effective counselor; accreditation; credentialing; ethics; social and cultural issues; the future of the profession; and students' futures in the profession (as they pertain to job searches and selection, graduate school, and other professional activity).

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Instructor Supplements

Helping Professions Learning Center 2-Semester Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 0495500879 | ISBN-13: 9780495500872)

Designed to help you bridge the gap between coursework and practice, the Helping Professions Learning Center (HPLC) offers a centralized online resource that allows students to build skills and gain even more confidence and familiarity with the principles that govern the life of the helping professional. The interactive site consists of: Video Activities organized by curriculum area and accompanied by critical thinking questions; Ethics, Diversity, and Theory-based Case Studies; Flashcards and Practice Quizzes; a Professional Development Center; and a Research and Writing Center.

List Price = $32.00  | CengageBrain Price = $32.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $32.00

Student Supplements

Helping Professions Learning Center 2-Semester Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 0495500879 | ISBN-13: 9780495500872)

Designed to help you bridge the gap between coursework and practice, the Helping Professions Learning Center (HPLC) offers a centralized online resource that allows you to build your skills and gain even more confidence and familiarity with the principles that govern the life of the helping professional. The interactive site consists of: Video Activities organized by curriculum area and accompanied by critical thinking questions; Ethics, Diversity, and Theory-based Case Studies; Flashcards and Practice Quizzes; a Professional Development Center; and a Research and Writing Center.

List Price = $32.00  | CengageBrain Price = $32.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $32.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Edward S. Neukrug

Edward S. Neukrug is the former Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling and currently Professor of Counseling and Human Services at Old Dominion University, Dr. Edward S. Neukrug has taught counselor education and human services for over thirty years. In addition, he has worked as a substance abuse counselor, a counselor at a crisis center, an outpatient therapist at a mental health center, an associate school psychologist, a school counselor, and as a private practice psychologist and licensed professional counselor. Dr. Neukrug has written dozens of articles and chapters in books, has authored eight books, and was the editor of THE SAGE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THEORY IN COUNSELING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY. Books he has written include: EXPERIENCING THE WORLD OF THE COUNSELOR: A WORKBOOK FOR COUNSELOR EDUCATORS AND STUDENTS (4th Edition); COUNSELING THEORY AND PRACTICE; SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES FOR HUMAN SERVICE PROFESSIONALS; and ESSENTIALS OF TESTING AND ASSESSMENT FOR COUNSELORS, SOCIAL WORKERS, AND PSYCHOLOGISTS (3rd Edition). He has also developed DVDs that demonstrate counseling skills and techniques, an interactive website where users can "meet" major theorists of counseling and psychotherapy and learn more about them and their theories (www.odu.edu/~enekrug), and an interactive survey where one can identify his or her view of human nature (http://ww2.odu.edu/~enekrug/therapists/survey.html).