Becoming a Professional Counselor: Preparing for Certification and Comprehensive Exams

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SAGE, Apr 15, 1998 - Education - 232 pages
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This clear and concise study guide provides sample examinations and guidance for counsellors who wish to become certified by either the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education (CACREP) or the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), the major counsellor accreditation institutions in the United States. This Second Edition brings up to date the names of key organizations, and adds new information relevant to changes in the counsellor certification exam.

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Social and Cultural Foundations
The Helping Relationship
Group Dynamics Process and Counseling
Lifestyle and Career Development
Appraisal of the Individual
Research and Evaluation
Professional Orientation

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Michael D. Lewis, Executive Director, Educational World Charities, Chicago, is Professor Emeritus of Counseling and Psychology at Governors State University. For more than thirty-five years he has consulted with numerous national and international corporations with regard to the implementation of their employee assistance programs. As the originator of the community counseling concept, he has advised educational institutions around the world in countries as diverse as Israel and Botswana. He has co-authored two other Brooks/Cole texts.

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