The ACA Encyclopedia of Counseling
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This premiere counseling reference book is ideal for students, educators, supervisors, researchers, and practitioners seeking to quickly and efficiently update or refresh their knowledge of the most important topics in counseling. More than 400 entries span the 2009 CACREP core areas used in counselor preparation, continuing education, and accreditation of counseling degree programs, making this a perfect text for introductory counseling classes or for use as a study guide when preparing for the National Counselor Exam.
The ACA Encyclopedia of Counseling goes beyond simply defining counseling concepts by making the material come alive through its user-friendly writing style and format; instructive examples that connect readers to practice, teaching, supervision, and research; and its helpful cross-referencing of entries, boldfaced important terminology, and suggested resources for further study.
the most and the enormous impact on the individual. These events have a major effect on personality formation and on a person’s ability to deal with other stresses in life. Contributed by Mark A. Young, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA References Ainsworth, M. D. S. (1968). Object relations, dependency, and attachment: A theoretical review of the infant– mother relationship. Child Development, 40, 969–1025. Bowlby, J. (1969). Attachment and loss: Vol. 1. Attachment. New York: Basic
2003). CAPTA’s deinition extends the basic components of child abuse to include lack of action on the part of a parent or caretaker to prevent potential or actual serious harm, injury, or death of a child. In addition, the World Health Organization (2004) deined child abuse as all forms of physical and/or emotional ill-treatment, sexual abuse, neglect or negligent treatment or commercial or other exploitation, resulting in actual or potential harm to child’s health, survival, development or
interfere with their performance. Once clients have identiied negative self-statements, they are taught the difference between negative, self-defeating thoughts and positive, self-enhancing thoughts and then generate speciic coping thoughts to use during each stage of their challenging situation. For the client fearful of public speaking, coping self-statements before the speech might be “I’ve practiced and know what I want to say” and “I’ve done well before.” During the speech, facilitative
and (i) koa: courage” (Counselors for Social Justice, 2006). This award is given annually at the ACA national conference. A newsletter and e-journal are also available on the CSJ Web site. The newsletter, titled CSJ Activist, is published quarterly. Michael D’Andrea served as the newsletter’s irst editor, helping to establish and provide structure to the CSJ Activist. Articles published in the newsletter cover diverse topics and focus on promoting social justice issues within the counseling
employed in low-paying service occupations. Unfortunately, igures like these cannot be completely explained by factors within the African American population itself. These igures most likely represent the legacy of slavery and subsequent racial discrimination. Because only 8% of persons of African descent are foreign born (U.S. Census Bureau, 2000), it is likely that most professional counselors will encounter clients born in the United States who have vicarious as well as personal knowledge of