Practicum in Counseling: A Developmental Guide (Paperback)

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Practicum in Counseling: A Developmental Guide (Paperback)

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Practicum in Counseling: A Developmental Guide is designed to guide counselors-in-training through a meaningful practicum experience. The text utilizes a developmental approach to empower students and encourage them to commit to professional growth and the development of their counselor identity.

The text is divided into four sections. In Section One, students learn their role in practicum, how to establish a working relationship with their site supervisor, what to expect onsite during the first week, and more. In Section Two, they learn how to make contact with their first client, review basic helping skills, consider ethical and legal issues, explore the role of diversity in counseling work, and learn how to handle critical incidents. Section Three addresses the importance of supervision, self-advocacy, wellbeing, and personal agency in becoming an effective counselor. Practicum assessment and evaluation are also explored. The final section focuses on the conclusion of practicum and the beginning of an internship. Students learn how to transition their responsibilities and terminate work with their clients. They are encouraged to assess their knowledge, skills, and values to shape their goals for their internship.

Featuring voices from students who've completed practicum, as well as valuable and highly applicable information from the authors, Practicum in Counseling is a winning resource for counselors-in-training enrolled in a practicum course.

Marianne Woodside is a professor emerita at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She earned her Ed.D. in counselor education from Virginia Tech and her master's degree in counseling from The Ohio State University. She has published numerous texts focused on human services, case management, and internship.

Chad Luke holds a Ph.D. in counselor education from the University of Tennessee. Dr. Luke is an associate professor in the Department of Counseling and Psychology at Tennessee Tech University, where has taught courses in career counseling, multicultural counseling, neuroscience for counselors, counseling theories and techniques, and career development courses for undergraduates. Dr. Luke is also a licensed professional counselor and an approved clinical supervisor, whose writing has appeared in the International Journal for Education and Vocational Guidance and the Journal of Counseling and Development. He has authored more than 20 journal articles, book chapters, and books. He is a member of the American Counseling Association and the Tennessee Association for Counselor Education and Supervision.

Product Details ISBN: 9781516531783
ISBN-10: 1516531787
Publisher: Cognella Academic Publishing
Publication Date: November 1st, 2018
Pages: 272
Language: English