Essential Topics for the Helping Professional
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Description: Current Topics in Counselingprovides a comprehensive but concise overview of critical professional topics and treatment issues. nbsp;Students in helping profession programs including counseling and psychology learn skills and techniques, but often feel unprepared to deal with the specific and difficult issues clients bring to them.nbsp; This book gives students an overview of nine critical issues (sexual abuse, eating disorders, self-mutilation, suicide, substance abuse, grief and loss, sexual minority concerns, trauma and violence, and homelessness), including a definition and description of the problem and sections on prevalence, developmental issues and patterns, assessment strategies, treatment options, counselor issues (with a special note for school counselors), ethical concerns and additional resources. Each chapter includes an authentic case study as well as exercises that encourage students to extend their understanding.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $72.40
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/31/2007
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
|Every chapter includes a Case Study, a Note for School Counselors, a Summary, and Additional Resources, including films and fiction as well as scholarly resources|
|Every chapter covers the following topics|
|Definition and description of the problem|
|Developmental (age-related) influences|
|Treatment options and considerations|
|Diversity (including race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation) persons with disabilities|
|Trauma and Violence|
|Grief and Bereavement|