Elliott R. Ingersoll and David M. Zeitler
Introduces Integral Psychotherapy to scholars, practicing psychotherapists, and general readers. In Integral Psychotherapy, self-help meets rigorous scholarship. Integral Psychotherapy is a dynamic framework for understanding the mind and uniting spirituality and psychotherapy. Authors R. Elliott Ingersoll and David M. Zeitler use Ken Wilber's Integral Model to guide readers through a startling new view of psychotherapy as a spiritual journey of self-discovery. This is the first book that grounds the Integral approach in mainstream research while showing how Integral Psychotherapy treats body, mind, and spirit, and it offers an accurate history of many psychological ideas (some mistaken) prevalent in our society. Integral Psychotherapy debunks the fads and fashions of self-help gurus while mapping terrain readers can use to bring their lives into focus. With humor and compassion, the authors show that the life of the mind is complex and complexity is our friend. A Guide to Integral Psychotherapy ... [and] Integral Psychotherapy ... are a magnificent bridge between clinical practice, current academic psychology, and the expansive, liberating world of integral epistemology ... [they] do not shy away from the difficult task of introducing Integral Theory in general, Integral Psychology in particular, and Integral Psychotherapy as a primary focus. They lead the reader through progressively deeper levels of understanding and possibilities, sourcing their points in Wilber's work and current/past psychological perspectives." Journal of Integral Theory and Practice There is much to like about the text. The authors write with conviction, clarity, and humor. The book as a whole, as well as each of the individual chapters, features an upfront summary of the content that follows ... The authors also stay true to the heart of integral theory and write this ambitious work with consistent attention to inclusivism, which embraces topics of spiritual development and transformation."-PsycCRITIQUES "...a wonderful addition to the integral field ... I hope that we will see more books from these authors, both of whom are the next generation of integral leaders."-William Harryman, Integral Options This is the most comprehensive book on Integral Psychotherapy to date. Wonderfully balanced between critical thinking and practical instruction, and interspersed with good doses of humor, it simultaneously serves as both an introduction to those new to this complex yet parsimonious system while also critically delving into its many intricacies for those who are already familiar with Integral Theory. Highly recommended."-Andre Marquis, author of The Integral Intake: A Guide to Comprehensive Idiographic Assessment in Integral Psychotherapy
The Counselor Educator's Survival Guide: Designing and Teaching Outstanding Courses in Community Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling
Kathryn C. MacCluskie
For those developing and teaching Counselor Education courses in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling programs, this unique text will be a valuable resource. In it, experienced instructors provide guidance based on their own breadth of experiences, demonstrating how to design and implement an effective curriculum. Chapters cover course topics such as theories of counseling, multicultural counseling, legal and ethical issues, psychopharmacology, and many more. Each chapter is organized in the following sequence: an overview and objectives of the course, including CACREP standards.
School officials face a daunting array of legal responsibilities in managing student transportation. This monograph identifies and discusses the most important transportation problems facing school officials, despite the considerable variances among state requirements. Transportation guidelines, a table of cases, and an index are included.
An expansion and revision of the author's The legal aspects of pupil transportation, published in 1984.
Ralph Mawdsley and Charles J. Russo
This authoritative resource examines reasonable student and employee searches and seizures — along with proper drug-testing protocol. Practical recommendations and working guidelines provide essential benchmarks for balancing student and employee privacy rights with school safety — to help you:
Understand the implications of-and methods available for-searching personal property and employees' computers
Create legally sound drug-testing policies
Know what constitutes permissible student and staff searches-and what doesn't
Anyone considering psychology as an undergraduate major needs to read this book. Author Donna Schultheiss provides a comprehensive strategy aimed at helping undergraduates use self-exploration tools to decide if psychology is the right major for them. She offers a detailed, reader-friendly explanation of psychology and its subfields and an examination of the importance of diversity and multiculturalism in present-day practice. Throughout, Schultheiss draws heavily on the vocational psychology literature, giving readers intellectual and practical exposure to the tools of the field. Experiential and self-assessment exercises help readers focus their thinking, and strategies for decision making and stress management aid them in coming to terms with this important life decision. After finishing this book, readers will have a comprehensive picture of the opportunities psychology offers as a field of study and a career, and will also come to a greater understanding of themselves and their personal motivations
Michael Schwartz and William M. Bowen
Civil societies around the world today are arguably facing existential crises in political, economic, scientific, technological, religious, moral, and environmental spheres, many of which leave them politically divided and torn asunder by conflict. This manuscript makes and elucidates the assumption that universities have a primary role in shaping collective efforts at responding to this situation. The thesis is that the human intellect and the knowledge it produces comprise the primary adaptive mechanism of the human species, that the advancement of knowledge is the key to solving, ameliorating or adapting to the crises, and that the role of the university in advancing knowledge is specifically one that is most fully, clearly, and coherently conceptualized in terms of the post-Darwinian logic of evolutionary adaptation. The idea-variation hypothesis stipulates specifically that the rate of progress and advancement in knowledge throughout society at any time is equal to the variation of ideas at that time, and therefore, given that the aim of universities is to create, preserve, transmit and find new applications for knowledge, the most effective strategy is to conserve the variation of ideas. Accordingly, by protecting the free and open expression of ideas, beliefs, and opinions, universities protect the rights of individuals to seek self-fulfillment and the attainment of truth, to provide for open discussion in legitimate democratic decision-making, and to enable flexibility and adaptation to change. The effects of this include creating the conditions most conducive for endogenous economic development and perpetuating the values of civil society. The key obstacles to progress (the enemies of the university) are idea-vetting systems that effectively keep the state of ideational culture behind the state of technological culture. These include authoritarianism, supernaturalism, corporatism, irrationalism, and political correctness. The nature of these obstacles and their implications for the advancement of knowledge and perpetuation of the values of civil society, are examined. In becoming an institution dedicated explicitly to conscious efforts at conserving the variation of ideas, universities stimulate job growth, enhance careers, improve life after work, and fortify the defense of liberty in society
Elizabeth R. Welfel
ETHICS IN COUNSELING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY prepares readers to deal effectively with the complex ethical and legal issues they will confront in practice. Dr. Welfel provides a ten-step model of ethical decision making that guides students and practitioners as they work through and analyze complicated ethics cases that demonstrate some of the most challenging dilemmas that they will face. In this new edition, Dr. Welfel provides the most current information on the market, including up-to-date coverage of the newly adopted ACA Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice and the APA Ethical Principles. Contemporary and relevant, the text familiarizes readers with the field's key scholarly writings and, by examining emerging ethical issues, enables students to advance beyond their basic awareness and knowledge of these professional codes of ethics.
The Duty to Protect: Ethical, Legal, and Professional Considerations for Mental Health Professionals
James L. Werth, Elizabeth R. Welfel, and G. Andrew H. Benjamin
Psychologists and other mental health professionals rightfully experience significant anxiety regarding their duty to protect when working with potentially dangerous individuals who are at risk of harming others or themselves. In fact, a recent study suggests that 75% are misinformed about their legal duties to such clients. The Duty to Protect dispels myths and provides clinicians, supervisors, and trainers with a comprehensive resource addressing the situations where a duty to protect may apply. The duty itself is defined and described, as are risk assessment steps and interventions to reduce risk. The chapters are written by leading scientist-practitioners to promote best practices in some of the most ethically and legally challenging areas encountered by practitioners. They discuss the legal and ethical foundations of the duty to protect and the duty to warn; professional ethics codes in the U.S. and internationally; risk assessment to others in cases involving threats of homicide, intimate partner violence, stalking, the transfer of communicable diseases, and impairment while operating heavy machinery or motor vehicles. Threats of harm to the self are also discussed in chapters that address suicide, self-injury, and end-of-life issues. This book is a comprehensive resource that will assist readers in understanding their options and obligations and therefore improve the care they provide in some of the most stressful and potentially dangerous situations faced by mental health providers.