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Skill Development in Counselor Education
A Comprehensive Workbook

ISBN 9781138695559
Published September 11, 2018 by Routledge
182 Pages 5 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Skill Development in Counselor Education provides counselor educators in training with a variety of materials and suggestions to assist in building fundamental skills. Templates, activities, and quizzes guide educators in developing their identities and teaching philosophies, developing engaging curricula, teaching cultural and technological competence, and dealing with complex ethical issues in the classroom. The book also covers a variety of practical topics related to seeking a faculty position or navigating an academic appointment, including writing a CV and cover letter, preparing for interviews, and navigating the tenure process.

Table of Contents

1. Establishing an Identity as a Counselor Educator, Laura R. Haddock, Sheila N. Russell, Jenae Thompson, and Joy S. Whitman 2. Developing a Personal Philosophy of Teaching, Sheila N. Russell, Joy S. Whitman, Stephanie Fellenger, Jenae Thompson, and Laura R. Haddock 3. Ethical and Legal Issues for Counselor Educators, Jenae Thompson and Joy S. Whitman 4. Multicultural and Social Justice Leadership and Learning in the Classroom, Jenae Thompson and Laura R. Haddock 5. Classroom Engagement and Evidence-Based Teaching Strategies with Adult Learners, Sheila N. Russell 6. Acquisition of Knowledge and Skills, Kristi Cannon 7. Curriculum Development, J. Kelly Coker and Eric T. Beeson 8. Evaluation of Student Learning: Instructor Feedback and Developmental Assessment, Esther Benoit, Joy S. Whitman, and Abby E. Dougherty 9. The Role of Gatekeeping in Counselor Education, Ljube B. Shapiro and Laura R. Haddock 10. Teaching Across Settings, Abby E. Dougherty and Laura R. Haddock 11. The Role of Mentoring in Counselor Education, Marcella Rolle, Stephanie Fellenger, Joy S. Whitman, and Sheila N. Russell 12. You Have Learned to Be a Teacher, What Is Next?, Joy S. Whitman

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Joy S. Whitman, PhD, is a core faculty member of [email protected] at the Family Institute at Northwestern University and has over two decades of experience as a counselor and counselor educator.

Laura R. Haddock, PhD, is full-time clinical faculty at Southern New Hampshire University and has more than two decades of experience as a clinician and a counselor educator.


"Attention, counselor educators: This workbook has it all. Whether you are applying for your initial appointment or a seasoned professor, this workbook is a comprehensive toolkit for the profession. In this text, Whitman and Haddock include practical examples and helpful illustrations for developing your teaching philosophy, gatekeeping in the profession, curriculum development, classroom engagement strategies, and much more. A definite must for any counselor educator."

Pedro J. Blanco, PhD, LPC-S, RPT-S, CHST, associate professor of counseling and development at Texas Woman’s University