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  • Marriage Counseling or Couple Therapy

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    Marriage Counseling or “Couple Therapy” is a term that is used to describe a type of counseling a couple attends in order to help them overcome issues in their relationships to avoid separation or divorce. Today, people view divorce as something that occurs commonly between married couples who have difficulty maintaining a relationship with their spouse. For the past thirty years, the phrase: “fifty percent of marriages end in divorce”, seems to have been ingrained into people’s mentality because

  • Annotated Bibliography On Grief Counseling

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    Thesis statement: Research suggests that individuals with developmental disabilities require better access to adapted grief counseling because there is an increased risk of behavioral and emotional disturbances, they have a smaller support network, and their caregivers assume that they don 't understand loss. Annotated Bibliography Brickell, C., & Munir, K. (2007). Grief and its complications in individuals with intellectual disability. Harvard journal of psychiatry, 16(1). DOI: 10.1080/10673220801929786

  • Differences Between Counseling and Psychotherapy

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    Differences Between Counseling and Psychotherapy Counseling Theories August 3, 1995 Running head: Coun. v. Psychotherapy Counseling v. psychotherapy is there a difference between the two? This paper will attempt to prove that there are several differences between counseling and psychotherapy. While counseling and psychotherapy have several different elements in each, the following information will also attempt to show the reader that there are some areas where the two overlap. At times this was a

  • Counseling Grief & Bereavement in School Aged Children

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    School counselors may provide counseling services in three areas: educational, career, and personal/social. Their services and programs assist students to resolve emotional, social, or behavioral issues and facilitate them to develop a clearer focus or sense of direction. Effective counseling programs are important to the school climate and a vital part in improving student accomplishment. Among those topic areas are the discussions of grief and bereavement for school-aged children. According to

  • Jill's Assessment and Educational Plan

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    assessment Ethical/Legal Issues Hendrix (1991) asserted that some allowance that should be made for children for example, children should be informed before revealing confidential information, thereby maintaining trust levels and dignity and keeping counseling relationships intact. There are children who have never been to a counselor so having them experience a positive one will make the child feel like someone is looking out for them and that they are interested in helping and listening to them. Hall

  • The Importance of National Career Development Guidelines

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    I will discuss the National Career Development Guidelines and will address each section of the guidelines in terms of its importance in career counseling. As well, I will critique an activity that is used in elementary school setting against the guidelines to compare if the activity meets the standards. Section one; of the National Career Development guidelines address matters of personal social development. In this domain interpersonal skills are addressed, work-life balance is addressed, and

  • Discussion of Boundaries

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    consulting with another professional can ensure that the most appropriate decision is made. Reference Laureate Education, Inc. (Executive Producer). (2012). Mental health counseling: Boundary issues [Video]. Baltimore, MD: Author. Remley, T. P., Jr., & Herlihy, B. (2014). Ethical, legal, and professional issues in counseling (4th ed., pp 196-223).

  • CACREP Case Study

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    CACREP is the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs. CACREP focuses on accrediting counseling programs, such as Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling, in the master-level and doctoral level programs. History CACREP was found in 1981 by the American Personal Guidance Associations (Brief Orientation). The purpose of its creation was to oversee accreditation of counseling and related educational programs. Since 1981, CACREP has focused on revising

  • Non-Traditional Students

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    Career information, career counseling, and career development, 9th ed. Boston, MA: Pearson Education, Inc. Jacobson, R.R., & Harris, S.M. (2008). Does the type of campus influence self-regulated learning as measured by the motivated strategies for learning questionnaire (mslq)? Education, pp. 412-32. Retrieved from http://find.galegroup.com Lrech, M. (2000). Career development theories and their implications for high school career guidance and counseling, The high School Journal,

  • Client and Counselor Safety for Mental Health Counselors

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    need to practice confidentiality and privacy when conducting one-on-one, group, or any type of counseling services. Like any medical patient, mental health clinicians need to treat their clients with dignity and respect. It is extremely important for the mental health counselor working with his or her assigned caseload to promote their clients’ right by providing a safe and private place to conduct counseling services. This is also where the counselor can begin a professional relationship and establish