Online Counseling: A Handbook For Mental Health Professionals by Ron KrausOnline Counseling: A Handbook For Mental Health Professionals by Ron Kraus

Online Counseling: A Handbook For Mental Health Professionals

byRon KrausEditorGeorge Stricker, Cedric Speyer

Paperback | October 30, 2018

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Online Counselinggives practical insight into how professionals can translate and extend their practice to the electronic online medium. The volume provides an overview of current research on the use and effectiveness of counseling online and data on the idiosyncrasies of online behavior and communication. The practical aspects of and skill sets required for counseling online are discussed at length, as are technological, ethical, legal and multicultural issues, treatment strategies, and testing and assessment.

  • Foreword by Morgan Sammons and Patrick DeLeon, past president of the American Psychological Association
  • The first comprehensive textbook designed to give clinicians and mental health students everything they need to understand and start providing mental health services via the Internet
  • Each chapter includes study questions and key terms, making it ideal for use in graduate or continuing education settings
  • Includes clear and comprehensive chapters on research and technology related to online counseling
  • Contributors include past, present, and elected presidents of the International Society for Mental Health Online (ISMHO), the Inernet's leading resource for professionals interested in online counseling and other methods of delivering mental health services via the Internet
Dr. Ron Kraus is a clinical and child psychologist practicing in New York City and northern New Jersey. Since 1998 Dr. Kraus teaches at the Metropolitan Campus of Fairleigh Dickinson University, where he enjoys giving traditional as well as online courses. Dr. Kraus founded in 1999 and was elected president of the Int...
Title:Online Counseling: A Handbook For Mental Health ProfessionalsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:October 30, 2018Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128102098

ISBN - 13:9780128102091

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Table of Contents

ForwardP.DeLeonIntroductionRon Kraus and George Stricker

Part I: The New Medium: History and Research 1. Online behavior, communication and ExperienceMichael Fenichel2. The psychology of text relationshipsJohn Suler3. Online Counseling Does It Work? Research Findings to DateRon Kraus

Part II: Practical Aspects of Online Counseling 4. The technology of online counselingJason Zack5. Ethical Issues in Online CounselingRon Kraus6. Legal Issues for Online CounselorsJason Zack7. The Business of Online CounselingRon Kraus

Part III: Clinical Skills for Online Counseling 8. Text-based Online Counseling: EmailJohn Yaphe and Cedric Speyer9. Text-based online counseling: chatDeeAnna Merz Nagel and Kate Anthony10. Online Counseling Groups: Theory and PracticeYvette Colon and Stephanie Stern11. Clinical work with groups online - practical aspectsBeth Pector and Robert C. Hsiung12. Internet-Supported Psychological Testing and AssessmentAzy Barak13. International and Multicultural IssuesAdrian G. Skinner and Gary Latchford

Part IV: A Look in to the Future of Online Counseling 14. Ethical Issues in Online CounselingRon Kraus