Higher Education

The Helping Professions: A Careers Sourcebook, 1st Edition

  • William R. Burger Kingsborough Community College of the City University of New York
  • Merrill Youkeles Emeritus of Kingsborough Community College of the City University of New York
  • Fred B. Malamet
  • Franceska Blake Smith
  • Charles Guigno
  • ISBN-10: 0534364756  |  ISBN-13: 9780534364755
  • 206 Pages
  • © 2000 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $74.25

About

Overview

This handy book is a valuable resource for helping readers decide on a career path, this sourcebook provides essential background information on the scope of human services and the essential aspects involved in choosing a career.

Table of Contents

1. The Scope of Human Services.
2. Are You Suited for the Field?
3. Careers as a Generalist Worker.
4. Careers in Social Work.
5. Careers in Counseling.
6. Careers in Psychology.
7. Careers in Psychiatry.
8. Careers in Therapeutic Recreation.
9. Careers in Art Therapy.
10. Careers in Dance/Movement Therapy.
11. Careers in Music Therapy.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

William R. Burger

Ph.D., Harvard University

Merrill Youkeles

Merrill Youkeles, professor emeritus at Kingsborough Community College of the City University of New York, received his doctoral degree in studies on aging at Columbia University with the aid of a grant from the Administration on Aging. Dr. Youkeles is a certified social worker who received his M.S.W. from the University of Pennsylvania and is the former director of the Mental Health and Human Services Program at Kingsborough College. He has more than 40 years of experience as a practitioner, consultant and professor.