Encyclopedia of Human Services

Master Review and Tutorial for the Human Services-Board Certified Practitioner Examination (HS-BCPE)

By Howard Rosenthal

© 2014 – Routledge

196 pages | 1 B/W Illus.

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Paperback: 9780415538121
pub: 2014-07-01
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Hardback: 9780415707695
pub: 2014-06-20
US Dollars$165.00

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About the Book

Dr. Howard Rosenthal, author of the best-selling counseling exam book of all time, the Encyclopedia of Counseling, has now created the Encyclopedia of Human Services: Master Review and Tutorial for the Human Services-Board Certified Examination (HS-BCPE). Helpers can read this book to snare the Human Services-Board Certified Practitioner (HS-BCP) credential to take their career to the next level! Dr. Rosenthal’s unique, reader-friendly style actually makes exam prep enjoyable! Reads like a novel, but imparts information like a graduate text. Who else wants to say, "I passed!"?


"Can studying for a credentialing exam be entertaining? In the case of Dr. Rosenthal’s latest book, the answer is a definite YES. Rosenthal’s approach will not only help human services workers pass the exam; it will also help them cultivate the knowledge and judgment for long-term success in their field. My summary of the Encyclopedia of Human Services: Fun, useful, and effective!"

Meg Selig, LPC, NCC, author of Changepower! 37 Secrets to Habit Change Success and blogger at psychologytoday.com

"I wholeheartedly give my most enthusiastic endorsement of Encyclopedia of Human Services. It’s easy to read, informative, and helpful to any student who is studying human services, counseling, or social work."

Linda Wells-Glover, MSW, LCSW, associate teaching professor at the School of Social Work at University of Missouri–St. Louis

Table of Contents

1. Who Else Wants to Say, "I Passed!"? 2. Assessment, Treatment Planning, and Outcome Evaluation 3. Theoretical Orientation/Intervention 4. Case Management, Professional Practice, and Ethics 5. Administration, Program Development and Evaluation, and Supervision 6. Exam Boosters 7. Vignettes from the Experts

About the Author

Dr. Howard Rosenthal is the author of numerous best-selling works, including the Encyclopedia of Counseling, Vital Information and Review Questions CDs, and Favorite Counseling and Therapy Techniques. He also wrote the first ever Human Services Dictionary. He has lectured to over 100,000 people and is listed in Who’s Who in America.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychotherapy / Counseling