Introduction to Counseling
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The first part of the book offers students an introduction to the counseling profession and the counseling process, introducing them to conceptual models for counseling, legal and ethical issues, and assessment, research, and evaluation. The second part of the text provides information on multicultural counseling and counseling theories, emphasizing models that are inclusive and adaptive. The final part of the text identifies special approaches and modalities that are helpful in the treatment of diverse populations in particular settings, including children and adolescents in school settings, individuals with mental health issues in hospitals, clinics, and private practices, and more.
The sixth edition of Introduction to Counseling features new content on emerging trends in the field, information on the changes in ethical codes, and guidelines for diagnosis in DSM-5. Presenting timely and critical information in an approachable way, the text is a valuable resource for students pursuing helping professions.