101 Careers in Counseling, Second Edition

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101 Careers in Counseling, Second Edition

SKU# 9780826172327

Author: Shannon Hodges PhD, LMHC, ACS



Praise for the First Edition:

“This excellent career guide will be valuable for students, young professionals, and those interested in a second career in counseling.”--Choice

Fully updated, the second edition of this comprehensive, easy-to-use guide explores the wealth of diverse career opportunities in both traditional and non-traditional counseling settings. It provides up-to-date information on occupational outlooks, best and most challenging aspects of each job, and profiles of real-life counselors that provide insight into the core of the profession.

Each career is consistently formatted to include an overview of the profession, salary range, employment prospects, and educational and licensing requirements. The book also examines the pros and cons of different types of educational programs including online curricula. Additionally, this resource provides guidance for financing your education and the job search process. Helpful checklists and questionnaires for current counseling professionals who seek a change, those in graduate programs, and those new to the profession, help readers to make well-informed choices.

New to the Second Edition:

  • Completely updated to reflect significant changes in the field
  • New Bureau of Labor occupational outlook
  • Updated and expanded coverage of educational requirements, licensure, and continuing education
  • Highlights new and emerging careers
  • Special focus on careers in mindfulness practice, trauma counseling, international counseling, art therapy, and in-hospital and in-patient settings
  • New profiles of real-life counselors
  • Enhanced coverage of social media, networking sites, and search engines

Key Features:

  • Includes helpful career development tools such as checklists and questionnaires, job-hunting websites, networking tips, and more
  • Provides salary range, employment prospects, and best and worst aspects of each job
  • Offers guidance on educational requirement, licensure, and continuing education

Product Details 

  • Publication Date July 28, 2018
  • Page Count 338
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9780826172327

About The Author(s) 

Shannon Hodges, PhD, LMHC, ACS, is professor and coordinator of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at Niagara University. He has 20 years of counseling experience in community agencies, university counseling centers, and overseas. He is a former director of a university counseling center and clinical director of a county mental health clinic, and has another 10 years of experience in supervising collegiate living groups. He has 25 years of experience in teaching school counselors, mental health counselors, and undergraduate psychology students. He has authored numerous professional publications, including books, book chapters, journal articles, and essays. He has also served on the editorial review boards of several journals including the Journal of Counseling and Development, Journal of Counseling and Values, Journal of Mental Health Counseling, and Journal of College Counseling. He has received awards both for his teaching and for his writing. Dr. Hodges is a longtime member of the American Counseling Association (ACA), the American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA), and several ACA affiliate divisions. His book 101 Careers in Counseling is a popular text for counselors and those considering the counseling profession. His most recent mystery novel with a counselor as protagonist is The Lonely Void: A Bob Gifford Counselor Mystery. Shannon has taught and counseled overseas and made professional presentations on four continents and in numerous countries. When he is not teaching or writing, he enjoys reading, jogging, and traveling to remote areas of the globe. He and his wife, Shoshanna, live in historic Lewiston, New York.