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SAGE Guide to Careers for Counseling and Clinical Practice

by Camille Helkowski SAGE Publications, Inc
Pub Date:
05/2018
ISBN:
9781544327075
Format:
Pbk 144 pages
Price:
AU$47.99 NZ$48.69
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The SAGE Guide to Careers for Counseling and Clinical Practice by Camille Helkowski is a supplemental text for upper-level undergraduate psychology students and graduate-level counseling students that explores the various career paths and considerations for counselors-in-training. The text opens with a discussion of the various roles and functions of counselors in our society, including guidance on educational, licensing, and fieldwork considerations. The remaining chapters each dig into a specific field, providing students with realistic expectations for requirements, salary, and day-to-day activities. These chapters will also include interviews with experts in their respective fields to give students a glimpse at what professional counselors do. This practical text is an essential read for any aspiring counselor or clinician.

Preface
Acknowledgements
Chapter 1 Why Choose a Career in Counseling
Careers begin at the beginning
Life as a counselor GÇô common threads
Looking forward
Chapter 2 Avenues to Counseling Careers
Educational requirements and choices: The big picture
Learning by doing
Accreditation
Certifications
Licensure
Chapter 3 Addiction Counselors
A day in the life
Best preparation
Salary and job outlook
Special considerations
Additional resources
Meet Serena Wadhwa, Psy.D., LCPC, CADC, RYT
Chapter 4 Career Counselors
A day in the life
Best preparation
Salary and job outlook
Special considerations
Additional resources
Meet Susan Wortman, MEd, LCPC
Chapter 5 Child and Adolescent Counselors
A day in the life
Best preparation
Salary and job outlook
Special considerations
Additional resources
Meet Diane McDonald, MEd, LCPC
Chapter 6 Clinical Mental Health Counselors
A day in the life
Best preparation
Salary and job outlook
Special considerations
Additional resources
Meet the experts
Chapter 7 Counselors and the Expressive Arts
A day in the life
Best preparation
Salary and job outlook
Special considerations
Additional resources
Meet the experts
Chapter 8 Marriage, Couples, and Family Counselors
A day in the life
Best preparation
Salary and job outlook
Special considerations
Additional resources
Meet Antonio Romano, LCPC, SFBT
Chapter 9 Organizational Counselors
A day in the life
Best preparation
Salary and job outlook
Special considerations
Additional resources
Meet Rick Rittmaster, MA
Chapter 10 Pastoral Counselors
A day in the life
Best preparation
Salary and job outlook
Special considerations
Additional resources
Meet Alison Toback, MA, MAPC, LCPC
Chapter 11 Rehabilitation Counselors
A day in the life
Best preparation
Salary and job outlook
Special considerations
Additional resources
Meet Andrew Hrvol, MA, CRC, LPC
Chapter 12 School Counselors
A day in the life
Best preparation
Salary and job outlook
Special considerations
Additional resources
Meet Matt Sheahan, MEd
Chapter 13 Student Services and College Counseling
A day in the life
Best preparation
Salary and job outlook
Special considerations
Additional resources
Meet Catherine Carrigan, MA, JD
Chapter 14 More Career Options and Final Reflections
Counselors and human resources
Counselors and elder care
Counselor educators
A quick look at related fields
Coming full circle

Camille Helkowski, Med, NCC, LCPC has over thirty years of experience as a counselor, clinical supervisor, educator, writer, and presenter, with extensive work in higher education in the arenas of administration, counseling and supervision, instruction, program and project management. Currently, she maintains a private counseling practice in Lincolnwood, IL where she provides counseling services to individuals and couples around a broad spectrum of issues including relational concerns, grief and loss, healing from trauma, career concerns across the life-span, and special counseling needs of young adults.

Helkowski has demonstrated her leadership abilities with a range of successful staff and student teams and is an acknowledged expert on the topics of young adult development and related transitions, and career development throughout the lifespan. She is the co-author of several articles and books, including: Connect College to Career: A Student's Guide to Work and Life Transitions with Paul Hettich and The College Student Counseling Treatment Planner with Chris Stout and Art Jongma. She has also designed and taught Career Counseling for Pastoral Counselors for Loyola University Chicago's Institute of Pastoral Studies MPC program and graduate courses in career theory and counseling, group counseling, and practicum seminar for Argosy University Chicago. Additionally, she is a highly regarded speaker, trainer, and group facilitator. She received her bachelor's degree from DePaul University and her master's in counseling from Loyola University Chicago.