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Principles and Applications of Assessment in Counseling

Principles and Applications of Assessment in Counseling Author Susan C. Whiston
ISBN-10 9781305856035
Release 2016-02-10
Pages 480
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This comprehensive introduction to assessment, created specifically for counseling students, presents mathematical and statistical concepts in a simple and useful manner. The book stresses the importance of counselors being good consumers of assessment tools, helping them avoid misusing tools in manners that can be harmful to clients. Updated throughout, PRINCIPLES AND APPLICATIONS OF ASSESSMENT IN COUNSELING, 5th 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. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Principles and Applications of Assessment in Counseling

Principles and Applications of Assessment in Counseling Author Susan Whiston
ISBN-10 9780840028556
Release 2012-04-13
Pages 460
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This comprehensive introduction to appraisal and assessment, created specifically for counseling students, presents mathematical and statistical concepts in a simple and useful manner. The book stresses the importance of counselors being good consumers of assessment tools, to avoid misusing tools in manners harmful to clients. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Principles and Applications of Assessment in Counseling

Principles and Applications of Assessment in Counseling Author Susan Whiston
ISBN-10 9780495501978
Release 2008-05-09
Pages 512
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This comprehensive introduction to appraisal and assessment, created specifically for counseling students, presents mathematical and statistical concepts in a simple and useful manner. The book stresses the importance of counselors being good consumers of assessment tools to avoid misusing tools in manners harmful to clients. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Adlerian Group Counseling and Therapy

Adlerian Group Counseling and Therapy Author James Robert Bitter
ISBN-10 9781135935016
Release 2004-05-01
Pages 224
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Adlerian Group Counseling and Therapy: Step-by-Step represents a distillation of some of the most significant ideas pertaining to the group work of Alfred Adler and Rudolf Dreikurs. Drs. Manford Sonstegard and James Bitter illustrate the development of a group from its formation to its final stage, giving readers a clear picture of what is important to accomplish at each stage of the group. This book also addresses many practical dimensions of the Adlerian group process, including: forming a group relationship; creating a democratic and accepting climate; conducting psychological assessments; increasing the awareness and insight of group members; translating group insight into action; methods of re-education through encouragement; and building on personal strengths discovered within the group experience.



Bad Therapy

Bad Therapy Author Jeffrey A. Kottler
ISBN-10 9781135954048
Release 2013-06-17
Pages 240
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Bad Therapy offers a rare glimpse into the hearts and mind's of the profession's most famous authors, thinkers, and leaders when things aren't going so well. Jeffrey Kottler and Jon Carlson, who include their own therapy mishaps, interview twenty of the world's most famous practitioners who discuss their mistakes, misjudgements, and miscalculations on working with clients. Told through narratives, the failures are related with candor to expose the human side of leading therapists. Each therapist shares with regrets, what they learned from the experience, what others can learn from their mistakes, and the benefits of speaking openly about bad therapy.



Foundations of Mental Health Counseling

Foundations of Mental Health Counseling Author Artis J. Palmo
ISBN-10 9780398076047
Release 2006
Pages 442
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Foundations of Mental Health Counseling has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Foundations of Mental Health Counseling also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Foundations of Mental Health Counseling book for free.



Foundations of Psychological Testing

Foundations of Psychological Testing Author Leslie A. Miller
ISBN-10 9781483369273
Release 2015-06-16
Pages 640
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Offering a clear introduction to the basics of psychological testing as well as to psychometrics and statistics, Foundations of Psychological Testing: A Practical Approach, Fifth Edition by Leslie A. Miller and Robert L. Lovler is a practical book that includes discussion of foundational concepts and issues, using real-life examples and situations that students will easily recognize, relate to, and find interesting. A variety of pedagogical tools further the conceptual understanding needed for effective use of tests and test scores. Now aligned with the 2014 Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing, the Fifth Edition offers new and expanded content throughout.



Positive Psychological Assessment

Positive Psychological Assessment Author Shane J. Lopez
ISBN-10 1557989885
Release 2003-01
Pages 495
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Positive Psychological Assessment is a primer for practitioners and researchers striving to incorporate assessment of human strengths, resources, and fulfillments into their work. Contributors aptly examine the scientific underpinnings and practical applications of measures of hope, optimism, self-efficacy, problem-solving, locus of control, creativity, wisdom, courage, positive emotion, self-esteem, love, emotional intelligence, empathy, attachment, forgiveness, humor, gratitude, faith, morality, coping, well-being, and quality of life. Vocational and multicultural applications of positive psychological assessment are also discussed, as is the measurement of contextual variables that may facilitate the development or enhancement of human strength. The variety of perspectives offered will be immensely helpful to readers who wish to incorporate balance into their assessments and research through the integration of theoretically grounded positive measures.



Assessment for Counselors

Assessment for Counselors Author Bradley Erford
ISBN-10 9780840028617
Release 2012-02-09
Pages 512
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Erford’s book presents a broad overview of basic issues in psychological and educational assessment. The book familiarizes students with the essentials of testing, covering such concepts as ethical, legal, and diversity issues; reliability, validity, and test construction; and the pertinent tests needed by professional counselors to conduct thorough and effective assessments. Erford’s guidance on basic procedures such as test selection, as well as the book’s examples and applications relevant to a range of practices and clientele, help students learn how and when to use the correct assessment tools with diverse clients. In addition, the author and other contributors focus on the importance of counselor identity and the essentials of this complex field. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Counseling for Multiculturalism and Social Justice

Counseling for Multiculturalism and Social Justice Author Manivong J. Ratts
ISBN-10 9781119026174
Release 2014-12-08
Pages 304
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In this book, Drs. Ratts and Pedersen combine the very best from the multicultural and social justice traditions into a new paradigm, which will guide counselors toward a deeper understanding of the connections between these two counseling forces. Significantly updated and expanded from the previous edition, this fourth edition focuses on applying multiculturalism and social justice in various clinical settings with diverse client populations. A completely new applications section contains nine chapters on working with oppressed client groups, including African Americans; Asian and Pacific Islanders; [email protected]; multiracial individuals; Native Americans; lesbian, gay, bisexual, and questioning clients; transgender individuals; women; and socioeconomically disadvantaged clients. Clients experiencing religious and spiritual concerns are discussed as well. Each of the chapters in this section provides an illustrative case study and numerous counseling examples. *Requests for digital versions from the ACA can be found on wiley.com. *To request print copies, please visit the ACA website.



Contemporary Intellectual Assessment

Contemporary Intellectual Assessment Author Dawn P. Flanagan
ISBN-10 9781609189952
Release 2012-01-01
Pages 926
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In one volume, this authoritative reference presents a current, comprehensive overview of intellectual and cognitive assessment, with a focus on practical applications. Leaders in the field describe major theories of intelligence and provide the knowledge needed to use the latest measures of cognitive abilities with individuals of all ages, from toddlers to adults. Evidence-based approaches to test interpretation, and their relevance for intervention, are described. The book addresses critical issues in assessing particular populations?including culturally and linguistically diverse students, gifted students, and those with learning difficulties and disabilities?in today's educational settings. New to This Edition *Incorporates major research advances and legislative and policy changes. *Covers recent test revisions plus additional tests: the NEPSY-II and the Wechsler Nonverbal Scale of Ability. *Expanded coverage of specific populations: chapters on autism spectrum disorders, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, sensory and physical disabilities and traumatic brain injury, and intellectual disabilities. *Chapters on neuropsychological approaches, assessment of executive functions, and multi-tiered service delivery models in schools.



The Essential Counselor

The Essential Counselor Author David Hutchinson
ISBN-10 9781483366593
Release 2014-05-28
Pages 424
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Written with a warm, engaging, and passionate spirit, the Third Edition of David R. Hutchinson’s The Essential Counselor comprehensively reveals the process of becoming a counselor from start to finish. Emphasizing the importance of the therapeutic alliance, this practical book provides budding and experienced counselors with real-world examples, reflection activities, and skill-building exercises that challenge and promote the critical thinking skills necessary to thrive in professional counseling environments. The fully updated Third Edition is rich with case studies and features video demonstrations of key skills needed when working with clients.



Integrating Neuropsychological and Psychological Evaluations

Integrating Neuropsychological and Psychological Evaluations Author Daniel K. Reinstein
ISBN-10 9781134620920
Release 2014-04-24
Pages 294
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Integrating Neuropsychological and Psychological Assessments is a resource for neuropsychologists, psychologists, teachers and parents who wish to address both the neurologically- and emotionally-based difficulties with which their children are presenting. In addition to a thorough description of neuropsychological and psychological assessment tools, this book also provides professionals with a unified approach to using the results from assessments to understand and integrate cognitive, behavioral, social and emotional functioning in school-age children. It posits that to educate and treat children who are struggling in school due to unique cognitive or emotional vulnerabilities, the whole child must be considered to decipher their needs and implement interventions. Cultivating a therapeutic relationship that integrates the emotional and relational functioning of the child enhances both their learning and ability to successfully navigate the world.



Multicultural Issues in Counseling

Multicultural Issues in Counseling Author Courtland C. Lee
ISBN-10 9781119535171
Release 2018-08-24
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With an emphasis on direct application to practice, this graduate-level text offers strategies for working with diverse client groups in a variety of settings. Introductory chapters build a foundation for cross-cultural counseling with discussions on current theory, the ongoing pursuit of multicultural competence, and the complexities of intersecting identities. Next, 15 chapters designed to help counselors develop their knowledge about and skills with the following populations are presented: African Americans American Indians Arab Americans Asian and Pacific Islanders Economically disadvantaged clients Immigrants Latinx LGBTQ clients Men Military personnel Multiracial individuals Older adults People with disabilities White people of European descent Women Detailed case studies in this section illustrate real-world perspectives on assessment and treatment for an increased understanding of culturally responsive counseling. The final section of the book focuses on ethics and social justice issues. *Requests for digital versions from the ACA can be found on wiley.com. *To request print copies, please visit the ACA website here. *Reproduction requests for material from books published by ACA should be directed to [email protected]



Abnormal Child Psychology

Abnormal Child Psychology Author Eric J Mash
ISBN-10 9781305445765
Release 2015-01-01
Pages 656
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Through a thoughtful and accurate balance of developmental, clinical-diagnostic, and experimental approaches to child and adolescent psychopathology, Eric Mash and David Wolfe's ABNORMAL CHILD PSYCHOLOGY remains the most authoritative, scholarly, and comprehensive book in its market. This edition has been organized and updated to reflect DSM-5 categories, as well as dimensional approaches to classification and evidence-based assessment and treatment. Accessible to a broad range of readers, the book traces the developmental course of each disorder. It also shows how child psychopathology involves biological, psychological, and sociocultural factors interacting with a child's environment. Case histories, case examples, and first-person accounts are at the heart of the text, illustrating the categorical and dimensional approaches used to describe disorders and bringing life to the theories discussed. The authors also consistently illustrate how troubled children behave in their natural settings: homes, schools, and communities. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Clinical Textbook of Addictive Disorders Fourth Edition

Clinical Textbook of Addictive Disorders  Fourth Edition Author Avram H. Mack
ISBN-10 9781462521708
Release 2016-03-16
Pages 730
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This state-of-the-science reference and text has given thousands of practitioners and students a strong foundation in understanding and treating addictive disorders. Leading experts address the neurobiology of addictions and review best practices in assessment and diagnosis. Specific substances of abuse are examined in detail, with attention to real-world clinical considerations. Issues in working with particular populations--including polysubstance abusers, culturally diverse patients, older adults, chronic pain sufferers, and others--are explored. Chapters summarize the theoretical and empirical underpinnings of widely used psychosocial and pharmacological treatments and clearly describe clinical techniques. New to This Edition *Incorporates a decade's worth of major advances in research and clinical practice. *Updated for DSM-5. *Many new authors; extensively revised with the latest information on specific biological mechanisms, substances, populations, and treatments. *Chapter on motivational interviewing.



Applied Ethics and Decision Making in Mental Health

Applied Ethics and Decision Making in Mental Health Author Michael Moyer
ISBN-10 9781506346533
Release 2016-06-22
Pages 464
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Applied Ethics and Decision Making in Mental Health covers ACA, APA, and AAMFT codes of ethics in an easy-to-read format that applies ethical standards to real-life scenarios. Authors Michael Moyer and Charles Crews not only focus on the various aspects of legal issues and codes of ethics, but also include ethical decision making models and exploration into the philosophy behind ethical decision making. By challenging readers to understand their own morals, values, and beliefs, this in-depth guide encourages critical thinking, real world application, and classroom discussion using case illustrations, exercises, and examples of real dialogue in every chapter.