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The American School Counselor
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A comprehensive case study of secondary school counseling as a developing profession. The author examines the growth of counseling, the characteristics of the contemporary counselor, the use of standardized tests, the changing orientation of the counselor from “educational advisor” to “therapist,” the influences of the institutional setting on counseling, and the impact of counseling on students and society.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title page, Copyright, Dedication, Preface
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  1. Contents
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  1. List of Tables
  2. pp. xi-xii
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  1. 1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-5
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  1. 2. The Sociology of Professions
  2. pp. 6-23
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  1. 3. The Origins and Growth of Guidance Counseling
  2. pp. 24-48
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  1. 4. Characteristics of the Contemporary Counselor
  2. pp. 49-64
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  1. 5. Educational Counseling and Standardized Testing
  2. pp. 65-86
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  1. 6. Therapeutic Counseling and Professional Ideologies
  2. pp. 87-106
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  1. 7. Counseling and the Institutional Setting
  2. pp. 107-119
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  1. 8. The Impact of Counseling
  2. pp. 120-133
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  1. Appendix I: On Influence and the Sociology of Professions
  2. pp. 134-151
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  1. Appendix II: Sampling and Research Methodology
  2. pp. 152-163
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  1. Appendix III: Data Collection Instruments
  2. pp. 164-224
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 225-227
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