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Basic Personal Counselling 9th Edition

Basic Personal Counselling (BPC) is a successful text that addresses communications units in Counselling and Community Services qualifications, both robust disciplines in the vocational market. The text is an easy to read introduction to counselling skills for both professional and volunteer counsellors, and workers in the helping professions. The Community Services training package is under review for all qualifications in the helping professions so the text will be revised to take in any major changes to the relevant units and to address market requirements. This edition of Basic Personal Counselling includes new content on self-care, the use of technology in counselling, provides a scaffolded and integrated approach to counselling skills and will be mapped against seven VET competency units. Student resources include eBook and learning resources available via their instructor. Read More

David Geldard| Kathryn Geldard| Rebecca Yin Foo

©2022

Becoming A Helper 8th Edition

Considering a career in the helping professions? Corey and Corey's BECOMING A HELPER, Eighth Edition, is a must read! Drawing from years of experience in the classroom and in real-world practice, the authors focus on the struggles, anxieties and uncertainties students often encounter on the road to becoming effective helpers. The book provides an overview of the stages of the helping process as it equips you with the skills and knowledge you need to become a successful helping professional. Emphasizing self-reflection, the authors give you a candid insider's look at the demands, strains and challenges of the field -- helping you determine if a helping professions career is the right choice for you. In addition, MindTap empowers you with anywhere, anytime digital learning solutions to help you maximize your course success. Read More

Marianne Schneider Corey| Dr. Gerald Corey

©2021

The Skilled Helper 3rd Edition

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Gerard Egan| Robert J Reese

©2021

The Disability Support Worker 3rd Edition

The Disability Support Worker will help you adopt a person-centred approach in your work. It includes information about the National Disability Insurance Scheme, and other reforms consistent with the United Nations convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities. This text contains examples and activities that link theory to the workplace, as well as revision questions and extension activities to help you reflect on learning. Read More

Geoff Arnott| Geoff Arnott

©2020

Essentials Of Testing And Assessment 3rd Edition

Comprehensive and easy to read, Neukrug and Fawcett's ESSENTIALS OF TESTING AND ASSESSMENT: A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR COUNSELORS, SOICAL WORKERS, AND PSYCHOLOGISTS, ENHANCED, 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. Read More

Edward S. Neukrug| R. Charles Fawcett

©2020

Substance Abuse Counseling 6th Edition

This book provides a practical and comprehensive overview of substance abuse counseling--great to keep as a reference after you complete your course. SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELING, 6th Edition, focuses on empirical studies and the importance of treating clients with a collaborative and respectful approach. These values lay the foundation for individualized treatment planning, attention to the client's social environment, a multicultural perspective and client advocacy. Personalized assessment, treatment planning and behavior change strategies show you how to meet your clients' needs and select the most effective treatment modalities for each individual. And in the MindTap digital learning solution, you can read an ebook version of the text and download useful forms and questionnaires. Read More

Judith A. Lewis| Robert Q. Dana| Gregory A. Blevins

©2019

AE Current Psychotherapies 11th Edition

CURRENT PSYCHOTHERAPIES, 11th Edition, helps students learn, compare and apply all major systems of psychotherapy in a way that's meaningful to their classroom experience and their own practice. Used in top Counseling, Psychology and Social Work programs, the book features an outstanding group of contributors--each of whom is either an originator or a leading proponent of one of the systems. These distinguished figures include Albert Ellis, Carl Rogers, Aaron Beck, Martin Seligman, John Norcross, Larry Beutler and Irvin Yalom. Each contributor presents the basic principles of a system, including how it compares with other systems. A case example in every theory chapter guides students through the problem, evaluation, treatment and follow-up process. Read More

Danny Wedding| Raymond J. Corsini

©2019

AE Issues And Ethics In The Helping Professions 10th Edition

Up-to-date and comprehensive, this practical best seller provides students with the basis for discovering their own guidelines for helping within the broad limits of professional codes of ethics and divergent theoretical positions. Respected authors Gerald Corey, Marianne Corey, and Cindy Corey raise what they consider to be central issues, present a range of diverse views on the issues, discuss their position, and provide opportunities for students to refine their thinking and develop an informed position. With new material in every chapter and an emphasis on critical thinking, ISSUES AND ETHICS IN THE HELPING PROFESSIONS, 10th Edition, is useful for students as well as practicing professionals. This edition features MindTap®, the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers and successful helpers. Read More

Dr. Gerald Corey| Marianne Schneider Corey| Cindy Corey

©2019

Cultural Diversity 6th Edition

Author Jerry Diller's practical text offers you a balance of clinical and theoretical information, focusing on effective methods of providing cross-cultural services. CULTURAL DIVERSITY: A PRIMER FOR THE HUMAN SERVICES, 6th Edition, covers the general principles of cultural diversity, the process of cross-cultural service delivery and cultural information on specific client populations. You'll also find practical clinical suggestions and cautions through interviews with professionals from different ethnic backgrounds. Finally, you'll gain a better understanding of your own prejudices so that you can be a more effective counselor when working with clients from different cultures. Read More

Jerry V. Diller

©2019

Empowerment Series: The Reluctant Welfare State 9th Edition

Social welfare programs often get blamed for the nation's budget woes. Is that fair? Gain insight into our "reluctant" social welfare system from a top scholar on the subject. Bruce Jansson analyzes the evolution of the American welfare state from colonial times to the present--placing social policy in its political, cultural and societal context. Rather than passively reading, you'll interact with the issues, oppressed populations, ethical choices, social and ideological conflicts, advocates and policies in preceding eras and in the contemporary period. You'll see how vulnerable populations and social reformers have achieved progressive reforms through policy advocacy. THE RELUCTANT WELFARE STATE also helps you develop the core competencies and practice behaviors outlined in the Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) set by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Read More

Bruce S. Jansson

©2019

An Introduction To Human Services 9th Edition

Interested in a practical introduction to the human service profession? If the answer's yes, then AN INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN SERVICES, 9th Edition, is for you. Drawing on their extensive experience, the authors define human services, review the historical development of advocacy, and examine service delivery models and processes. They thoroughly explore the current state of this rapidly evolving profession as well as the essential skills you need to succeed within it. You'll gain a solid grounding in such fundamental concepts as serving the whole person, using an interdisciplinary approach, interacting with helper and client, preparing generalists, understanding multicultural influences, and empowering clients. Detailed case studies give you frontline perspectives -- and prepare you to effectively address issues you're likely to encounter as a helping professional. Read More

Marianne R. Woodside| Tricia McClam

©2019

Concepts Of Chemical Dependency 10th Edition

From inhalants and alcohol to synthetic drugs and opiates, CONCEPTS OF CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY, 10th Edition, reflects the explosion of information regarding the understanding, identification and treatment of substance use disorders. Author Harold Doweiko also examines the use and misuse of tobacco, barbiturates, amphetamines, cocaine and hallucinogens as well as chemicals frequently left out of other books--such as aerosols, steroids and over-the-counter analgesics. One thing you won't find is a judgmental approach preaching that "drugs are bad for you." By studying the facts and concepts in this book, you get the information you need to understand relevant research related to misused substances and help your clients overcome substance misuse challenges. Read More

Harold E. Doweiko

©2019

Issues And Ethics In The Helping Professions 10th Edition

This contemporary and practical text helps you discover and determine your own guidelines for helping within the broad limits of professional codes of ethics and divergent theoretical positions. ISSUES AND ETHICS IN THE HELPING PROFESSIONS is the relied-upon, essential resource for students in any helping field -- the book many students return to well into their professional careers. The authors discuss central issues, present a range of diverse views on the issues, discuss their position, and present opportunities for you to refine your own thinking and actively develop your own informed position. The tenth edition can be purchased with MindTap, which brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools. Read More

Dr. Gerald Corey| Marianne Schneider Corey| Cindy Corey

©2019

The Successful Internship 5th Edition

THE SUCCESSFUL INTERNSHIP: PERSONAL, PROFESSIONAL, AND CIVIC DEVELOPMENT, 5th Edition, is more than a resource for finding and interviewing for internships--it covers the entire internship experience, how you fit into it and how you can get the most out of it. It addresses the concerns, emotions, needs and unique personal challenges that you'll experience and focuses on the internship as a vehicle for your development as a civic professional. The authors detail the path that you'll embark on and the challenges you'll face along the way. A four-stage model of the internship process--anticipation, exploration, competence and culmination--places the material in a framework that helps you understand the work you'll be doing. Read More

H. Frederick Sweitzer| Mary A. King

©2019

A Guide To Crisis Intervention 6th Edition

Handle any crisis situation with the help of this practical, nuts-and-bolts guide. A GUIDE TO CRISIS INTERVENTION, 6th Edition covers the fundamentals of situational and developmental crises, how they occur and how you can manage them. Author Kristi Kanel discusses traditional counseling models as they relate to crisis intervention, and shows how they're incorporated into her ABC Model of Crisis Intervention--which you can use in any mental health setting with anyone in crisis. Examples illuminate the psychological and behavioral dynamics associated with crisis situations. Cases and scripts help you learn exactly what to say to clients, whether the crisis is developmental; related to trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), substance abuse or other factors; or arises from personal victimization. You'll also learn how to conduct suicide assessments and mental status exams. Read More

Kristi Kanel

©2019

The Skilled Helper 11th Edition

THE SKILLED HELPER has taught thousands of students a proven, step-by-step counseling process that leads to increased confidence and competence. Internationally recognized for its successful approach to effective helping, the text emphasizes the collaborative nature of the therapist-client relationship and uses a practical, three-stage framework that drives client problem-managing and opportunity-developing action. This eleventh edition emphasizes the "power of basics," like decision-making skills, which are the key ingredients of successful therapy. You'll also gain a feeling for the complexity inherent in any helping relationship--but don't let that reality intimidate you. The authors show you how to adopt a helping process to the needs of your clients. You'll learn not just what you need to know and understand--but also what you need to DO to be an effective helper. Read More

Gerard Egan| Robert J. Reese

©2019

Current Psychotherapies 11th Edition

Now in its eleventh edition and used in top Counseling, Psychology and Social Work programs, CURRENT PSYCHOTHERAPIES helps you learn, compare and apply the major systems of psychotherapy in a way that will be meaningful in your future practice. Every chapter is written by either an originator or a leading proponent of a system. Each of these distinguished figures describes the basic principles of the system and highlights how it differs from other systems. A case example in every theory chapter guides you through the problem, evaluation, treatment and follow-up process. A companion volume, CASE STUDIES IN PSYCHOTHERAPY, is available in this title's MindTap; it offers detailed cases that illustrate the basic techniques and methods of each theory. Read More

Danny Wedding| Raymond J. Corsini

©2019

Issues And Ethics In The Helping Professions 10th Edition

This contemporary and practical text helps you discover and determine your own guidelines for helping within the broad limits of professional codes of ethics and divergent theoretical positions. ISSUES AND ETHICS IN THE HELPING PROFESSIONS is the relied-upon, essential resource for students in any helping field -- the book many students return to well into their professional careers. The authors discuss central issues, present a range of diverse views on the issues, discuss their position, and present opportunities for you to refine your own thinking and actively develop your own informed position. The tenth edition can be purchased with MindTap, which brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools. Read More

Dr. Gerald Corey| Marianne Schneider Corey| Cindy Corey

©2019

Mastering Competencies In Family Therapy 3rd Edition

MASTERING COMPETENCIES IN FAMILY THERAPY: A PRACTICAL APPROACH TO THEORY AND CLINICAL CASE DOCUMENTATION, 3rd Edition provides a competency-based approach that introduces couple and family therapy theories while simultaneously teaching you how to complete clinical documentation. Using a light and inviting tone, Diane R. Gehart provides detailed instructions and examples that enable you to complete real-world clinical forms, which are incorporated into the text. Diversity and research considerations are integrated into theoretical discussions and practical applications to facilitate a more holistic and nuanced understanding of couple and family therapy. Read More

Diane R. Gehart

©2018

AE Intentional Interviewing And Counseling: Facilitating Client Development In A Multicultural Society 9th Edition

Over 500 data-based studies and years of field testing attest to the effectiveness of the microskills model in INTENTIONAL INTERVIEWING AND COUNSELING: FACILITATING CLIENT DEVELOPMENT IN A MULTICULTURAL SOCIETY, 9th Edition. This hallmark text enables students of many backgrounds to master basic skills in a step-by-step fashion, empowering them to use listening and influencing skills as they conduct full interviews. Students are challenged to re-evaluate their behaviors and perceptions, thereby gaining insight about themselves, their strengths, and areas where they can develop further. After finishing the text, students will have the ability to adapt their skills to address individual and multicultural uniqueness, conduct interviews using different theoretical approaches, and be well on their way to developing a personalized style and theory of interviewing and counseling. Neuroscience and neurobiology, and their applications to counseling, are clearly outlined throughout. Read More

Allen E. Ivey| Mary Bradford Ivey| Carlos P. Zalaquett

©2018

Developing Helping Skills 3rd Edition

Whether you are preparing for social work, psychology, counseling, marriage and family therapy, pastoral counseling, human services, or a related helping profession, this book presents the fundamental knowledge and skills you need. The authors' multilayered learning system integrates reading and discussion with self-assessment and practice. DEVELOPING HELPING SKILLS prepares professionals in training for generalist practice with individuals, families, and groups, including entire communities and organizations. The text also includes a case that helps you learn to think like a professional. Finally, role playing in practice interviews as well as evaluation tools allow you to assess your progress and determine your readiness to apply your skills in real-life settings. If you use the MindTap online learning experience, you'll have access to videos demonstrating application of the skills, flashcards, notetaking, a mobile app, and other resources to help you succeed in the course. Read More

Valerie Nash Chang| Carol L. Decker| Sheryn T. Scott

©2018

Addiction Treatment 4th Edition

ADDICTION TREATMENT covers the biological, psychological, and social aspects of alcoholism, eating disorders, compulsive gambling, and other addictions. The authors bridge the gap between the popular twelve-step and harm-reduction approaches, thus illuminating how you, as a future practitioner, can guide your clients down a trusted path that is tailored towards the client's particular needs. Through a number of first-person narratives about the experience of addiction, you will discover a realism and depth not commonly found in textbooks. Interesting and relevant topics -- such as the case against so-called underage drinking laws and an inside story of working in a casino -- draw you into the material and illustrate the importance of reducing harm within the biopsychological framework that ties the text together. Read More

Katherine Van Wormer| Diane Rae Davis

©2018

Human Services In Contemporary America 10th Edition

Reflecting the latest policies and practices, HUMAN SERVICES IN CONTEMPORARY AMERICA, 10th Edition uses a unique multidisciplinary approach to deliver a comprehensive overview of the helping field, its available programs, and the practical skills workers can employ. Completely up-to-date and written in a clear, non-technical style, the text illustrates how recent governmental policy shifts impact the way human services professionals work. Its presentation of the history and practice of human services through the lens of a social problems and policy perspective is truly unique. As you progress from chapter to chapter, you'll see how social, economic, and political issues may affect you as a human services worker as well as the people you serve. Practical and relevant, the text is packed with captivating, real-life examples of human services work across the country. It also provides invaluable information on selected careers within the field. Read More

William R. Burger

©2018

Groups 10th Edition

Learn to blend theory with practice in group work with Marianne, Gerald, and Cindy Corey's GROUPS: PROCESS AND PRACTICE. Focusing on the "what is" and the "how to" of group counseling, the authors use up-to-date examples, guidelines, insights, 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. You'll receive practical guidance on working with groups of children, adolescents, and adults in both school settings and community settings. Many new activities encourage active learning, enabling you to see clinical applications come to life in the content that is covered. Also available: the MindTap online learning experience, which includes videos of group counseling sessions that further help to prepare you for professional practice. Read More

Marianne Schneider Corey| Dr. Gerald Corey| Cindy Corey

©2018

Intentional Interviewing And Counseling 9th Edition

Master interviewing skills with INTENTIONAL INTERVIEWING AND COUNSELING: FACILITATING CLIENT DEVELOPMENT IN A MULTICULTURAL SOCIETY, 9th Edition. 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. Read More

Allen E. Ivey| Mary Bradford Ivey| Carlos P. Zalaquett

©2018

Generalist Case Management 5th Edition

Become an effective case manager with GENERALIST CASE MANAGEMENT: A METHOD OF HUMAN SERVICE DELIVERY, 5th Edition. You'll be drawn into the text early on when you meet Sharon Bello, a client involved in the case management process. Realistic and relevant, this text provides you with the fundamental skills and information you need to coordinate and provide services to a variety of populations. Case studies, interviews with human service case managers nationwide, and opportunities to apply what you learn to real-life issues are just a few of the tools that will help you become an effective advocate for your client. You'll also gain practical knowledge to help you prepare for earning C-SWMC certification and the HS-BCP credential. Read More

Marianne R. Woodside| Tricia McClam

©2018

I Never Knew I Had A Choice 11th Edition

Honest and inspiring, I NEVER KNEW I HAD A CHOICE: EXPLORATIONS IN PERSONAL GROWTH, 11th Edition, will motivate you to focus on your personal growth and create real change. The text covers a broad range of key topics, including personal style of learning, the effects of childhood and adolescence experiences on current behavior and choices, meeting the challenges of adulthood and autonomy, and many other issues related to personal growth and development. The warm yet research-based discussion of significant dimensions of life will help you examine the choices you've made, expand your awareness of the choices available to you, and choose where to go from here. As you work through the text's self-inventories, exercises, and activities -- and read the first-person accounts of the difficult choices real people have made -- you'll gain invaluable insight into your life, beliefs, and attitudes in a personally empowering way. Read More

Dr. Gerald Corey| Marianne Schneider Corey| Michelle Muratori

©2018

Crisis Intervention Strategies 8th Edition

This authoritative, best-selling text presents the latest skills and techniques for handling crisis situations. The authors' task model clearly illustrates and elucidates the process of dealing with people in crisis, from defining the problem to obtaining commitment. Using this model, the authors build specific strategies for handling a myriad of different crisis situations, accompanied in many cases with the dialogue that a practitioner might use when working with the individual in crisis. This book puts you on the front lines with the crisis worker throughout the chapters, and then illuminates the techniques and strategies the worker used. New videos in MindTap (available with the text) correlate with the text and demonstrate crisis intervention techniques, ensuring that you not only understand the theoretical underpinnings of crisis intervention theories, but also know how to apply them in crisis situations. Read More

Richard K. James| Burl E. Gilliland

©2017

Interviewing And Change Strategies For Helpers 8th Edition

Fully updated to reflect the latest research and issues, INTERVIEWING AND CHANGE STRATEGIES FOR HELPERS, Eighth Edition introduces you to the knowledge, skills, values, and tools needed by today's professional helpers. The book's conceptual foundation reflects four critical areas for helpers: core skills and attributes, effectiveness and evidence-based practice, diversity issues and ecological models, and critical commitments and ethical practice, using an interdisciplinary approach that reflects the authors' extensive experience in the fields of counseling, psychology, social work, and health and human services. The text skillfully combines evidence-based interviewing skills and evidence-based intervention change strategies, thus preparing you to work with clients representing a wide range of ages, cultural backgrounds, and challenges in living. Read More

Sherry Cormier| Paula S. Nurius| Cynthia J. Osborn

©2017

Principles And Applications Of Assessment In Counseling 5th Edition

Created specifically for counseling students, this text provides you with a comprehensive introduction to assessment and focuses on the importance of using assessment results to monitor and evaluate the efficacy of counseling. Case studies throughout the book help you learn to apply principles to real life. Updated throughout to prepare you for your future work, this edition includes material on the DSM-5 and corresponds to the 2014 Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing as well as to the 2016 CACREP Standards. MindTap, an online learning experience built on the book's content, is available with the text. MindTap guides you through the course and helps you master concepts by combining readings, video examples and other multimedia, applied activities, and assessments into a singular Learning Path. Read More

Susan C. Whiston

©2017

An Advanced Lifespan Odyssey For Counseling Professionals 1st Edition

Written specifically for counselors-in-training, this practical new text features an engaging writing style with real-life cases and applications. AN ADVANCED LIFESPAN ODYSSEY FOR COUNSELING PROFESSIONALS, 1st Edition, covers the typical lifespan topics, but with a focus on developmental issues you'll encounter as a counseling professional -- and the strategies and techniques to deal with them. Case studies and discussions of current issues anchor the material in the real world. Reflections from parents and current counselors further enhance the text's applied emphasis, giving you ideas for how to integrate the theories and other information into real-life practice. This is a book you'll want to keep on hand long after you leave the course. Read More

Bradley T. Erford| Irvin B. Tucker| Irvin B. Tucker

©2017

AE Theory And Practice Of Counseling Psychotherapy 10th Edition

Incorporating the thinking, feeling, and behaving dimensions of human experience, the tenth edition of Corey's best-selling book helps students compare and contrast the therapeutic models expressed in counseling theories. Corey introduces students to the major theories (psychoanalytic, Adlerian, existential, person-centered, Gestalt, reality, behavior, cognitive-behavior, family systems, feminist, postmodern, and integrative approaches) and demonstrates how each theory can be applied to two cases ("Stan" and “Gwen”). With his trademark style, he shows students how to apply theories in practice, and helps them learn to integrate the theories into an individualized counseling style. Read More

Dr. Gerald Corey

©2017

Basic Personal Counselling: A Training Manual For Counsellors 8th Edition

Basic Personal Counselling is an easy to read introduction to counselling that reflects current best practice. It teaches core interviewing skills and provides a framework of practical examples and training group exercises to enable students to progressively build a skill repertoire. The book is designed to prepare students for field placement and therefore has a strong vocational focus. • Introduces counselling skills in a logical sequence and provides practical examples of the skills in action • Discusses the process of change involved in counselling • Provides approaches for counselling people with specific problems such as anger, depression, grief, suicidal ideation • Discusses professional issues including: confidentiality, ethics, record keeping Read More

David Geldard| Kathryn Geldard| Rebecca Yin Foo

©2017

A Brief Orientation To Counseling 2nd Edition

A BRIEF ORIENTATION TO COUNSELING provides the unique knowledge and skills you need as you begin your journey toward building an identity as a professional counselor. Neukrug clearly and concisely addresses 13 critical areas related to Professional Orientation and Ethical Practice that will form the foundation for your success in practice. Along the way, he provides real-world advice, vignettes to reflect upon, experiential activities, and case studies that will help you prepare for a career in the helping professions. Read More

Edward S. Neukrug

©2017

At Risk Youth 6th Edition

This text provides the conceptual and practical information on key issues and problems that you will need to prepare effectively for work with at-risk youth. Each chapter has resources that direct you to interesting and informative You Tube, TEDTalk, and research sites to expand upon and illustrate the written information. The authors describe and discuss the latest research-supported, evidence-based prevention and intervention techniques that will help you perform your job successfully and improve the lives of young people at risk. Read More

J. Jeffries McWhirter| Benedict T. McWhirter| Ellen Hawley McWhirter| Anna C. McWhirter

©2017

Family Therapy 9th Edition

This current, engaging, and practice-oriented text is your complete resource for mastering the many facets of family therapy. In this ninth edition, the authors examine and explain key viewpoints, perspectives, values, intervention techniques, and goals of family therapy -- featuring practice-oriented content to help you become an empathic and effective family therapist. Color-coded boxes highlight key aspects of family therapy, such as family diversity, evidence-based practice research, "Thinking Like a Clinician" exercises, case studies, clinical notes, and therapeutic encounters. Examples illustrate family therapists from many professions, including social work, MFT, psychology, and counseling. You'll also find up-to-date material representing the latest thinking on central issues and topics, including increased attention to LGBTQ families and alternative forms of family life and to gender, culture, and ethnic considerations. Read More

Irene Goldenberg| Mark Stanton| Herbert Goldenberg

©2017

Theory, Practice, And Trends In Human Services 6th Edition

This easy-to-understand text addresses critical topics in human services to provide you with a comprehensive overview of the field. You'll learn about professional issues and major theories related to human service work as well as about how to work with varying client populations and become a culturally competent helper. Major content areas include professional issues, standards in the profession (skill standards, ethics, accreditation, and credentialing), history, counseling theory, helping skills, human development, group and family counseling, community systems, consultation and supervision, and research, testing, and evaluation. The last chapter (on career development) gives you an opportunity to examine whether human services is the right field for you and helps you understand the career counseling process. The book is further distinguished by its experiential emphasis, unique use of personal vignettes, and focus on the development of the helper. Read More

Edward S. Neukrug

©2017

Essential Interviewing 9th Edition

Interviewing is one of the most important skills that you'll use in your career. This proven text gives you the tools you need to conduct successful interviews with diverse clients in a variety of professional settings, including social work, counseling, nursing, personnel work, and human services. With an emphasis on the three major stages of interviewing: exploration, clarification, and action, ESSENTIAL INTERVIEWING offers the same programmed-learning model of interviewing that has successfully trained countless members of the helping professions for nearly 30 years. The text makes interview skills clear and specific -- and exposes you to a variety of client situations and cultures. Each chapter highlights an ethical situation you may confront in your future career, further grounding you in current standards of professional practice. Read More

David R. Evans| Margaret T. Hearn| Max R. Uhlemann| Allen E. Ivey

©2017

Interpersonal Process In Therapy 7th Edition

Therapy that effects change must authentically involve you, the therapist. Engaging, readable, and immediately helpful with clients, INTERPERSONAL PROCESS IN THERAPY: AN INTEGRATIVE MODEL brings together various theories into a cohesive framework that centers on the therapeutic relationship. It shows you practical ways to intervene with your clients, while addressing and alleviating the concerns new therapists often have -- such as worrying about making "mistakes." It also provides clear guidelines for effective (and ineffective) ways to establish a working alliance, address resistance and resolve ruptures in the therapeutic relationship, help clients transition from surface conversation to their key concerns, respond to clients' painful feelings, develop a focus for treatment, and more. Featuring new case examples and updated research, the seventh edition's extensive clinical vignettes and sample therapist-client dialogues will bring you "in the room" with the therapist. Read More

Edward Teyber| Faith Holmes Teyber

©2017

Theory And Practice Of Counseling And Psychotherapy, Enhanced 10th Edition

Incorporating the thinking, feeling, and behaving dimensions of human experience, the tenth edition of Corey's best-selling text helps you compare and contrast the therapeutic models expressed in counseling theories. Corey introduces you to the major theories (psychoanalytic, Adlerian, existential, person-centered, Gestalt, reality, behavior, cognitive-behavior, family systems, feminist, postmodern, and integrative approaches) and demonstrates how each theory can be applied to two cases ("Stan" and "Gwen"). He shows you how to apply theories in practice, and helps you learn to integrate the theories into an individualized counseling style. New learning objectives identify key aspects of each theory and focus your study. Read More

Dr. Gerald Corey

©2017

Principles And Applications Of Assessment In Counseling 5th Edition

Created specifically for counseling students, this text provides you with a comprehensive introduction to assessment and focuses on the importance of using assessment results to monitor and evaluate the efficacy of counseling. Case studies throughout the book help you learn to apply principles to real life. Updated throughout to prepare you for your future work, this edition includes material on the DSM-5 and corresponds to the 2014 Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing as well as to the 2016 CACREP Standards. MindTap, an online learning experience built on the book's content, is available with the text. MindTap guides you through the course and helps you master concepts by combining readings, video examples and other multimedia, applied activities, and assessments into a singular Learning Path. Read More

Susan C. Whiston

©2017

Crisis Intervention Strategies 8th Edition

This authoritative, best-selling text presents the latest skills and techniques for handling crisis situations. The authors' task model clearly illustrates and elucidates the process of dealing with people in crisis, from defining the problem to obtaining commitment. Using this model, the authors build specific strategies for handling a myriad of different crisis situations, accompanied in many cases with the dialogue that a practitioner might use when working with the individual in crisis. This book puts you on the front lines with the crisis worker throughout the chapters, and then illuminates the techniques and strategies the worker used. New videos in MindTap (available with the text) correlate with the text and demonstrate crisis intervention techniques, ensuring that you not only understand the theoretical underpinnings of crisis intervention theories, but also know how to apply them in crisis situations. Read More

Richard K. James| Burl E. Gilliland

©2017

Theory And Practice Of Counseling And Psychotherapy, Enhanced 10th Edition

Incorporating the thinking, feeling, and behaving dimensions of human experience, the tenth edition of Corey's best-selling text helps you compare and contrast the therapeutic models expressed in counseling theories. Corey introduces you to the major theories (psychoanalytic, Adlerian, existential, person-centered, Gestalt, reality, behavior, cognitive-behavior, family systems, feminist, postmodern, and integrative approaches) and demonstrates how each theory can be applied to two cases ("Stan" and "Gwen"). He shows you how to apply theories in practice, and helps you learn to integrate the theories into an individualized counseling style. New learning objectives identify key aspects of each theory and focus your study. Read More

Dr. Gerald Corey

©2017

Career Counseling 9th Edition

Providing the most current, comprehensive coverage available, CAREER COUNSELING: A HOLISTIC APPROACH, 9th Edition equips readers with a solid understanding of the theoretical models of career counseling as well as practical techniques on how to effectively counsel clients. The text's innovative holistic or “whole person” approach demonstrates how to consider a client's values, temperament, talents, and passions when trying to determine his or her best career fit. Thoroughly revised and updated, the ninth edition includes chapters on integrating career and personal counseling, job loss and transitions, adult career development, and career-related programs in middle schools. In addition, diversity issues are integrated throughout, while relevant case studies bring chapter concepts to life. Read More

Vernon G. Zunker

©2016

The World Of The Counselor 5th Edition

THE WORLD OF THE COUNSELOR gives readers an unparalleled look into the practicalities of the counseling profession by providing a broad overview of the field, including a firm foundation in the skills, theories, and day-to-day realities of the job. Thorough and research-based, the book presents the key concepts and material about the counseling profession with clarity and insight, while keeping readers engaged through illustrative case examples and personal narratives. To ensure that readers are thoroughly prepared to further their studies and careers, the author has structured the material around the eight core CACREP curriculum areas, while enhancing his discussion with coverage of salient topics such as specializations within counseling, finding a counseling job, and future trends in counseling. Read More

Edward S. Neukrug

©2016

Promoting Community Change: Making It Happen In The Real World 6th Edition

PROMOTING COMMUNITY CHANGE, 6th Edition addresses the real-world issues facing professionals in social work, human services, and community health--and gives readers the skills and information they need to be effective agents of change at the community level. By emphasizing the role a strengthened community can play in preventing and solving the problems commonly experienced by individuals and families, the author gives readers the tools they need to improve the lives of individual clients as well as entire communities. Read More

Mark S. Homan

©2016

Counseling Children 9th Edition

COUNSELING CHILDREN covers the most practical and up-to-date methods for developing effective approaches to counseling children. To help prepare you for your career, the authors translate theory into practice by focusing on the application of ideas and current knowledge. This easy-to-read guide includes useful strategies and case studies to provide you with a realistic look at the counseling field. It also presents a development approach to counseling that considers age and stage differences in counseling children, adolescents, and adults. The ninth edition includes 2014 ACA ethical standards, best practice guidelines, and fresh ideas that facilitate your understanding of the world of the child. Expanded coverage of children who have special concerns and of family interventions provides you with effective ways to deliver interventions across multiple settings. Read More

Donna A. Henderson| Charles L. Thompson

©2016

Research Design In Counseling 4th Edition

Quell any fears you may have about science and research design with this clear introduction to the basics of research design today. With enlightening examples and illustrations drawn from the counseling literature, RESEARCH DESIGN IN COUNSELING, 4th Edition fully addresses the most common issues that counseling researchers encounter. The authors' accessible approach provides you with an understanding of the various types of research, including both quantitative and qualitative approaches. Filled with helpful examples that utilize a broad variety of research designs, this book provides the fundamentals of conducting research while providing clear instruction on the strengths and weaknesses of different designs, choosing variables, ethics, writing, and publishing your work in the top professional counseling journals. Read More

P. Paul Heppner| Bruce E. Wampold| Jesse Owen| Mindi N. Thompson| Kenneth T. Wang

©2016

Theories Of Psychotherapy & Counseling 6th Edition

Comprehensive in scope yet succinct in its descriptions and explanations, THEORIES OF PSYCHOTHERAPY AND COUNSELING: CONCEPTS AND CASES, 6th Edition equips readers with a solid understanding of the systematic theories of psychotherapy and counseling. The book delivers a thorough explanation of concepts as well as insightful case summaries and therapist-client dialogues that illustrate techniques and treatment in practice. It demonstrates how theories can be applied to individual therapy or counseling for common psychological disorders-such as depression and generalized anxiety disorders-as well as how to apply them to group therapy. Read More

Richard S. Sharf

©2016

Theory And Practice Of Group Counseling 9th Edition

THEORY AND PRACTICE OF GROUP COUNSELING, 9th Edition, gives readers an in-depth overview of the eleven group counseling theories. In addition to illustrating how to put these theories into practice, this best-selling book guides readers in developing their own syntheses of various aspects of the theories. With Corey's clear, straightforward writing style, readers are able to grasp each theoretical concept and its relationship to group practice with ease. Read More

Dr. Gerald Corey

©2016