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This is the companion website for Introduction to the Counseling Profession. This introductory text, edited by David Capuzzi and Douglas R. Gross, provides an excellent overview of the history and foundational concepts of counseling, including the importance of the helping relationship, basic skills, requirements for working in specific settings, legal aspects, and working with special populations.

The 6th edition brings the text in line with CACREP standards, giving students a solid knowledge base from which they can launch a successful program of study, begin preparing for the NCE and exit exams, and look ahead to a meaningful career in the field.

What You Will Find on this Website

Instructors and lecturers:

  • PowerPoint presentation slides
  • Assignable group exercises
  • Testbank questions and answers
  • Details on how individual chapters relate to CACREP standards

Students:

  • Chapter summaries
  • Learning objectives
  • Lists of key terms
  • Exercises
  • Links to other useful web sites