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Thriving! : A Manual for Students in the Helping Professions
Echterling, Lennis G., Eric Cowan and William F. Evans
Houghton-Mifflin (text) / Softcover / 2007-04-01 / 0618882146
Counseling / Social Work
price: $39.95 (may be subject to change)
362 pages
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This text for first-year graduate students in the helping professions offers guidance for the upcoming years of study. As a handbook or supplement, Thriving! enables students to excel in their personal and professional lives as they train for their careers. Throughout the text, students are provided with practical advice and the necessary tools for a rewarding and fulfilling educational experience.

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Note: Each chapter concludes with a Summary, Resources, and References.
1. The Thriving Principles
Use It--Don't Lose It!
2. Making Your Training Journey
Being an Applicant
Being a Novice
Being an Apprentice
An Emerging Professional
3. Embracing Your Stress
Responding to Stress
Thriving Under Stress
Stress and Character
Stress into Strength
4. Meeting Your Basic Needs
Your Personal Hierarchy of Needs
Basic Needs and Self-Actualization
Conducting a Needs Inventory
Crafting a Balanced Life
5. Enhancing Your Academic Skills
Hearts and Minds
Developing Critical Reflection Skills
Learning by Heart
The Core Academic Skills
6. Exploring Yourself
Make Personal Growth Your Goal
The Need for Personal Growth
Be a Beginner, Not an Expert
Hold to Your Center
Getting Clear
7. Being with Others
What's in Your Backpack?
Self and Relationship
The Counseling Qualities
"Truth" with a Capital "T"
Giving and Receiving Feedback
Important People in Your Training
8. Thriving in Your Practicum and Internship
You Are Ready, Although You May Have Doubts
Your Practicum
Accommodating to Your Practicum
Taking Pictures Along the Way
Choosing a Site
9. Launching Your Career
From Student to Professional
Using the Campus Career Center
Seeking Career Counseling
Career Possibilities by Degree
Planning Your Career
Conducting Your Search
Your Career and Your Life
A. American Counseling Association's Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice
B. American Psychological Association's Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct

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