101 Careers in Counseling

Editor/Author Hodges, Shannon
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

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ISBN: 978-0-8261-0858-6
Category: Jobs & Careers
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Exploring a wealth of career opportunities in both traditional and non-traditional settings, including the most exciting emerging fields, this useful reference describes the many benefits found in the work of a professional counselor.

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Table of Contents

  • About the Author
  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • PART I: INTRODUCTION
  • 1 The Profession of Counseling
  • 2 Counseling as a Career
  • PART II: CAREERS IN COUNSELING
  • 3 Counseling Children and Families
  • 1. Counselor for Children in Intact Families
  • 2. Counselor for Children in Foster Care
  • 3. Counselor for Children in Outpatient Settings
  • 4. Counselor for Children in Inpatient Settings
  • 5. Counselor for Families
  • 6. Counselor for Couples
  • 7. Counselor for Couples Wishing to Adopt
  • 8. Counselor and Play Therapy
  • 9. Counselor as Parent Effectiveness Trainer
  • 10. Counselor Working in Child Protection and Family Services
  • 4 Counseling the Elderly
  • 11. Counselor for the Elderly in Retirement Centers
  • 12. Counselor for the Elderly in Outpatient Centers
  • 13. Counselor for the Elderly for End-of-Life Decisions
  • 14. Counselor as Day Care Coordinators
  • 5 Counseling in School Settings
  • 15. Counselor in Elementary Schools
  • 16. Counselor in Middle Schools
  • 17. Counselor in High Schools
  • 18. Counselor in Private Schools
  • 19. Counselor in Alternative Schools
  • 20. Counselor in Residential Schools
  • 21. Counselor in School-Based Family Service Centers
  • 22. Counselor in After-School Programs
  • 6 Counseling in College and University Settings
  • 23. Professor of Counselor Education
  • 24. Counselor as Department Chair
  • 25. Director of a College or University Counseling Center
  • 26. Counselor in a College or University Counseling Center
  • 27. Counselor in a Large-University Counseling Center
  • 28. Counselor in a Medium-Size University
  • 29. Counselor in a Small-College Counseling Center
  • 30. Counselor in a Community or Technical College
  • 31. Counselor in a College Career Center
  • 32. Counselor in a College or University Residence Hall
  • 33. Counselor in Student Affairs (Noncounseling Positions)
  • 34. Counselor in Academic Advising
  • 35. Counselor as Campus Ombudsman
  • 36. Counselor as Academic Dean (or Associate Dean or Assistant Dean)
  • 7 Career and Vocational Counseling
  • 37. Career and Vocational Counselors in Agency Settings
  • 38. Employment Counselor
  • 39. Counselor as Career Coach
  • 8 Counseling in Community Mental Health Settings
  • 40. Counselor in Outpatient Clinics and Agencies
  • 41. Counselor in Inpatient Settings
  • 42. Residential Counselor in Long-Term Psychiatric Care
  • 43. Counselor in Outpatient Chemical Dependency Clinics
  • 44. Counselor in Inpatient Residential Addictions Treatment
  • 45. Counselor for Developmentally Disabled
  • 46. Rehabilitation Counselor
  • 47. Counselor for the Homeless
  • 9 Counseling in Private Practice
  • 48. Counselor in Private Practice (Solo)
  • 49. Counselor in Private Practice (With Associates)
  • 50. Counselor in Employee Assistance Program
  • 10 Counseling in Correctional Institutions and the Legal Arena
  • 51. Counselor in County Jails
  • 52. Counselor in Prisons
  • 53. Counselor in Juvenile Detention Facilities
  • 54. Forensic Counselor
  • 55. Counselor as Divorce Mediator
  • 56. Counselor as Therapeutic Mediator
  • 57. Counselor as Probation Worker
  • 58. Counselor in the Restorative Justice Field
  • 59. Counselor as Probation Officer
  • 60. Gang-Prevention Counselor
  • 61. Counselor as Victim's Rights Advocate
  • 11 Counseling in the Military
  • 62. Counselor for the Military
  • 63. Counselor for Veterans Affairs Hospitals
  • 12 Counseling in Health Care Organizations
  • 64. Counselor in Hospitals
  • 65. Counselor in Health Clinics
  • 13 Counseling in Crisis Intervention and Emergency Management
  • 66. Counselor in the Aftermath of Natural and Major Disasters
  • 67. Counselor in the Aftermath of a Tragedy (School Shootings, Suicide, etc.)
  • 68. Counselor in Domestic Violence Shelters
  • 69. Counselor for Victims of Sexual Assaults
  • 70. Crisis Line Counselor
  • 71. Counselor for Individuals Who Are Temporarily Homeless
  • 14 Spiritual-Based Counseling
  • 72. Counselor in Pastoral Counseling Centers
  • 73. Counselor in Churches, Synagogues, or Other Religious Institutions
  • 74. Bereavement Counselor
  • 75. Counselor for the Homeless in Spirituality-Based Centers
  • 76. Hospice Counselor
  • 15 Creative Arts Counseling
  • 77. Counselor as Art Therapist
  • 78. Counselor as Dance Therapist
  • 79. Counselor as Music Therapist
  • 80. Counselor as Drama Therapist
  • 81. Counselor as Animal-Assisted Therapist
  • 82. Counselor as Play Therapist
  • 16 International Counseling Careers
  • 83. Counselor in Foreign Countries
  • 84. Counselor as Human Rights Worker
  • 85. Counselor Educator in Foreign Countries
  • 86. Counselor in Foreign Universities
  • 87. Counselor as Student Affairs Professional in Foreign Universities
  • 17 Emerging Fields and Professions in Counseling
  • 88. Genetics Counselor
  • 89. Counselor as Personal and Career Coaches
  • 90. Personal Fitness Counselor
  • 91. Athletic Performance Counselor
  • 92. Adventure-Based Counselor/Therapist
  • 93. Counselor for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender People
  • 94. Financial Counselor
  • 18 The Counselor in Nontraditional Careers
  • 95. Counselor as Human Resource Professional
  • 96. Counselor as Trainer and Facilitator
  • 97. Counselor as Consultant
  • 98. Counselor as Community Activist
  • 99. Counselor as Human Services Case Worker
  • 100. Counselor as Executive Director of Nonprofit Agencies
  • 101. Counselor as Program Manager in Nonprofit Agencies
  • PART III: SCHOOL AND CAREER ISSUES
  • 19 Financing Your Education
  • 20 Counselors and the Job Search
  • References
  • Appendix: PROFESSIONAL COUNSELING ORGANIZATIONS