The new edition of this popular text gives the counseling student and beginning counselor the skills, interventions and strategies needed to develop a conceptual orientation, plan therapy, and assess its effectiveness.Highlights of the 5th edition: Skill summary tableshelp the reader identify specific interventions that are used to work with affective, cognitive, behavioral, and systemic agendas. Chapter 12 has been completely revised to include three important counselor functions:Crisis intervention, Consultation, and Peer Supervision. Introducesstrategies for responding to counseling crisesin school or community settings. Stages of crisis intervention, established skills and interventions that respond to crisis, and planning for post-crisis support are included. Introducesstrategies for planning consultation activitiesin the school or agency and for ways to organize effective peer supervision activities during and after training. Students are prepared to continue their growth beyond the formal training process. Providesstructure for establishing peer supervisionrelationships for the advanced- or post-graduate counselor, including stages of peer supervision development, skills and interventions appropriate to peer supervision, and client-support. Visit our Helping Professions Supersite at www.ablongman.com/helpingprofessions for additional resources!Hackney, Harold is the author of 'Professional Counselor A Process Guide to Helping', published 2004 under ISBN 9780205410651 and ISBN 0205410650.