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Behavioral Sciences 2017 Catalog

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The School Psychologist's Guide for the Praxis® Exam, Third Edition

The School Psychologist's Guide for the Praxis® Exam, Third Edition

Peter Thompson, PhD

Written by an award-winning practicing school psychologist, this thoroughly updated edition reflects the 2015 version of the Praxis Exam in School Psychology. Noted for its concise and efficient outline style with visual keys that indicate what is most important and what needs extra study time, this guide has already helped thousands pass the exam. The bulleted key concepts and lists versus long, drawn-out paragraphs present information in easily digestible segments without sacrificing key information needed to pass the exam. Invaluable study suggestions better prepare readers and build their confidence prior to exam time.

Psychology

February 2017 | 266 pp | Paperback | 9780826164384 | $50.00

Racism in the United States, Second Edition

Racism in the United States, Second Edition

Implications for the Helping Professions

Joshua Miller MSW, PhD
Ann Marie Garran MSW, PhD

This comprehensive text thoroughly reviews the theories and history of racism, the sociology of and the psychology of racism, intergroup relations and intergroup conflict, and how racism is manifested institutionally, between groups, and between people, providing a unique view of the connections between these multiple perspectives. Readers can then apply this knowledge to their work as helping professionals. Students learn to explore their own biases and how they influence their view of themselves and others, which strengthens their work with future clients. Fulfilling NASW and CSWE cultural competency requirements, this book teaches socially just practices to helping professionals from any discipline. Many people want to dismantle racism but they do not know how. This book gets us closer to that goal.

Social Work

February 2017 | 416 pp | Paperback | 9780826148841 | $80.00

Career and College Readiness Counseling in P-12 Schools, Second Edition

Career and College Readiness Counseling in P-12 Schools, Second Edition

Jennifer Curry PhD
Amy Milsom DEd

Fully updated to serve the needs of school counselors in training, this remains the only text to present a comprehensive, developmental, and practical approach to preparing school counselors to conceptualize the career development and college-readiness needs of P-12 students. The second edition reflects the ASCA’s new Mindsets & Behaviors for Student Success, which focuses on college and career-readiness standards for all students, 2016 CACREP Standards, and the 2015 Every Student Succeeds Act. The text is uniquely grounded in developmental, ecosystemic, and career theories as a basis for career interventions.

Counseling

March 2017 | 408 pp | Paperback | 9780826136145 | $85.00

Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy

Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy

Individual and Relational Approaches

Robert Rocco Cottone, PhD

This innovative new text presents a comprehensive review of major theories of counseling and psychotherapy using four paradigms: organic–medical, psychological, systemic/relational, and social constructivist. Designed to be accessible and relevant to practice, the book reinforces learning with the inclusion of objectives, chapter summaries, applications of each theory in practice, and brief biographies of major theorists.

Counseling

May 28, 2017 | 312 pp | Paperback | 9780826168658 | $95.00

The Professional Practice of Rehabilitation Counseling, Second Edition

The Professional Practice of Rehabilitation Counseling, Second Edition

Vilia Tarvydas PhD LMHC, CRC
Michael T. Hartley PhD

Now updated and substantially revised to reflect the CORE/CACREP merger and fundamental changes in the field, this comprehensive graduate-level second edition textbook articulates the complementary relationship between rehabilitation and mental health counseling and how it impacts professional practice. New information is introduced to address the increasing diversity of current and emerging job titles, duties, and settings, as well as to reframe existing content to better prepare rehabilitation counselors for navigating a continually shifting health care system.

Rehabilitation Counseling

July 2017 | 432 pp | Paperback | 9780826138927 | $90.00

Certified Rehabilitation Counselor Examination Preparation, Second Edition

Certified Rehabilitation Counselor Examination Preparation, Second Edition

A Concise Guide to the Rehabilitation Counselor Test

Fong Chan PhD, CRC
Chung-Yi Chiu PhD
Eun-Jeong Lee PhD, CRC
Julie Chronister PhD, CRC
Malachy Bishop PhD, CRC

This concise, practical study guide, now in its second edition, offers a complete, detailed review of the certified rehabilitation counselor exam to help graduate students and professionals in rehabilitation counseling effectively prepare for and pass the exam. Authored by rehabilitation counselor educators cited for their teaching effectiveness, research, and scholarship, this fully revised and updated second edition reflects the new, expanded curriculum standards regarding counseling/psychotherapy content for CORE/CACREP graduate programs in clinical rehabilitation counseling and CORE standards for rehabilitation counselors.

Counseling

October 2017 | 256 pp | Paperback | 9780826133144 | $59.00

Functional Behavioral Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment, Third Edition

Functional Behavioral Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment, Third Edition

A Complete System for Education and Mental Health Settings

Ennio Cipani, PhD

Featuring a highly interactive approach, this text is noted for its exceptionally clear and thorough coverage of how to conduct a functional behavioral assessment (FBA) through various assessment methods, how to diagnose the function of problem behaviors, and how to select a behavioral intervention that addresses the diagnosed function. The development of requisite behavior-analytic skills is aided by utilizing many "real-life" and hypothetical cases that represent common scenarios in applied settings.

Psychology

July 2017 | 340 pp | Paperback | 9780826170323 | $85.00