Introduction to Counseling and Guidance

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Merrill, 1999 - Education - 592 pages
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Key Benefit: The sixth edition of this well thought of book retains its logical progression of topics, while introducing the latest technologies, concepts, and applications in the counselor's repertoire. As they have in previous editions, the authors present practical examples and discussions of all of the major facets of counseling in a wide variety of counselors' work settings. They include a thorough treatment of techniques of assessment, including an overview of standardized testing and discussion of subjective approaches to appraisal--observation, self-reporting, and others. Key Topics: This book introduces future counselors to the technology they will encounter on their first assignments and familiarizes them with the type of equipment and tools to expect. It also includes coverage on the vital topics of program development/management and legal/ethical issues. Market: For professionals in the field of counseling.

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Robin N. Gibson is an Honorary Research Fellow of the Scottish Association for Marine Science at the Dunstaffnage Marine Laboratory, Oban, Scotland.

Formerly a bilingual elementary teacher, Marianne is a free-lance writer who has also taught Spanish at the University of Louisville. She holds both bachelor's and master's degrees in Spanish and has completed writing courses with the Institute of Children's Literature. To date, her articles and short stories have appeared in Guide, Skipping Stones, and Highlights. She has written several books for children, including the novels Firebug and Over the Waves and the picture books Gullywasher Gulch and Maya Moon/Dona Luna. Marianne was born and raised in Arizona, and currently lives in Tuscon. Who am I? "I have been writing for kids for just two years now, but I have discovered a wonderful side effect: Writing for kids keeps me young! It also soothes my ragged nerves, calms my worries, and brings me hope for the future.

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