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A landmark publication, The Handbook of Counseling defines the field of counselling - how it has developed, the current state of the discipline and profession, and where this dynamic field is going. Edited and with chapters contributed by the leaders in counselling education and research, including several past-presidents of the American Counselling Association, this Handbook is comprehensive in its scope.

Counseling in Colleges and Universities
Counseling in colleges and universities
Mary A.Fukuyama

This chapter provides an overview of mental health counseling in college and university settings. It is intended to review traditional counseling roles on campuses and to touch on current innovations and cutting-edge issues. It is important both to understand the “ground” on which counseling has been built and to be aware of the “shifting” that is significantly affecting the nature of mental health work in higher education. For some professionals, recent changes have felt like an earthquake, while others experience the tremors of change during this postmodern era. However dramatic, the fact remains that social movements and shifts in “consciousness” have influenced counseling since its inception. The following topics are discussed in five sections of ...

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