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Practicum and Internship

Textbook and Resource Guide for Counseling and Psychotherapy, 5th Edition

By Christin M. Jungers, Judith Scott


320 pages

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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

About the Authors

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.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychotherapy / Counseling
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychotherapy / General
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health