Mastering the National Counselor Exam and the Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Exam

ISBN-10: 0137017502

ISBN-13: 9780137017508

Edition: 2011

Authors: Bradley T. Erford, Danica G. Hays, Stephanie Crockett, Emily M. Miller

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Book details

Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Pearson Higher Education & Professional Group
Publication date: 6/9/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Introduction to Mastering the NCE and CPCE
About Mastering the NCE and CPCE
About the National Counselor Examination (NCE)
About the Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Examination (CPCE)
Preparation Strategies for Success
Test Taking Strategies
Professional Orientation and Ethical Practice
Introduction to Professional Orientation and Ethical Practice
Counseling Specializations
Professional Organizations
Ethical and Legal Issues
Key Points for Chapter 1: Professional Orientation and Ethical Practice
Social and Cultural Diversity
Introduction to Social and Cultural Diversity
Key Cultural Group Categories
Social Justice Concepts
Cultural Identity Development
Counseling Racial and Ethnic Groups
Counseling Other Cultural Groups
Crisis, Trauma, and Specialized Interventions
Additional Considerations in Multicultural Counseling Practice
Key Points for Chapter 2: Social and Cultural Diversity
Human Growth and Development
Foundational Issues in Human Growth and Development
The Central Nervous System
Learning Theories
Cognitive Development
Language Development
Personality Development
Moral Development
Lifespan Theories: Individual Task Development and Milestones
Family Development and Issues
Crisis, Resilience, and Wellness
Diagnosis of Mental Disorders
Key Points for Chapter 3: Human Growth and Development
Lifestyle and Career Development
Introduction to Career Development
Key Concepts in Career Development
Trait and Type Career Theories
Lifespan and Developmental Career Theories
Special Focus Career Theories
Career Assessment
Labor Market and Sources of Occupational Information
Career Counseling and Interventions
Career Development Program Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation
Key Points for Chapter 4: Lifestyle and Career Development
Helping Relationships
Introduction to Helping Relationships
Counseling Skills
Psychodynamic Theories and Interventions
Cognitive-Behavioral Theories and Interventions
Humanistic-Existential Theories and Interventions
Multicultural Theories and Interventions
Family Theories and Interventions
Other Counseling Theories and Interventions
Key Points for Chapter 5: Helping Relationships
Group Work
Foundational Issues in Group Work
Types of Group Work
Group Leadership
Group Member Roles
Planning for Groups
Stages/Process of Group Work
Assessment and Evaluation in Group Work
Theoretical Approaches to Group Work
Key Points for Chapter 6: Group Work
Introduction to Assessment
Key Principles of Test Construction
Derived Scores
Assessment of Ability
Clinical Assessment
Special Issues in Assessment
Key Points for Chapter 7: Assessment
Research and Program Evaluation
Introduction to Research and Program Evaluation
Key Concepts in Research and Program Evaluation
Types of Research
Quantitative Research Design
Descriptive Statistics
Inferential Statistics
Qualitative Research Design
Program Evaluation
Key Points for Chapter 8: Research and Program Evaluation
A ACA Code of Ethics
B NBCC Code of Ethics
C AMCD Multicultural Competency Standards
Practice Exams
NCE Practice Exam
NCE Practice Exam
CPCE Practice Exam
CPCE Practice Exam
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