5th Edition

Practicum and Internship
Textbook and Resource Guide for Counseling and Psychotherapy

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ISBN 9781138796515
Published September 17, 2014 by Routledge
320 Pages

USD $69.95

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Book Description

Completely revised and updated, the fifth edition of Practicum and Internship is an eminently practical resource that provides students and supervisors with thorough coverage of the theoretical and practical aspects of the practicum and internship process.

New in this edition are:

    • an accompanying website with downloadable, customizable forms, contracts, and vitae
    • thoughtful discussion of the DSM-5 and HIPAA guidelines and the most recent CACREP standards
    • expanded analysis of the use of technology and social media in counseling
    • expanded discussions of ethical-decision making and ethical guidelines for informed consent and for supervision contracts in individual settings
    • new and updated materials on case conceptualization, assessment, goal setting and treatment planning
    • new materials reviewing third-wave counseling theories and practices, including MBSR, MBCT, ACT, and DBT
    • detailed presentation of a skill-based model for counseling training and self-assessment questionnaires and guided-reflection exercises for application and orientation to the model.

Table of Contents

Preface  I. Prepracticum  1. Preparing for Practicum and Internship  2. Securing a Practicum/Internship Site  II. Beginning to Work with Clients  3. Starting the Practicum  4. Assessment and Case Conceptualization  5. Goal Setting, Treatment Planning, and Treatment Modalities  III. Supervision in Practicum and Internship  6. Group Supervision in Practicum and Internship  7. Individual Supervision in Practicum and Internship  IV. Professional Practice Topics  8. Selected Topics on Ethical Issues in Counseling  9. Selected Topics on Legal Issues in Counseling  10. Working with Clients in Crisis and Other Special Population Topics  11. Consultation in the Schools and Mental Health Agencies: Models and Methods  12. Final Evaluations    Appendices  Index  Forms

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Judith Scott, PhD, is professor emeritus of the department of psychology in education at the University of Pittsburgh and maintains a private practice in outpatient psychotherapy in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

John C. Boylan, PhD, was professor of counseling and psychology at Marywood University in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

Christin M. Jungers, PhD, LPCC, is an associate professor in the clinical mental health counseling program at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Steubenville, Ohio.

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