Advocacy Competencies for Professional School Counselors.

The American School Counselor Association National Model describes advocacy as a key role for professional school counselors, and numerous advocacy activities are presented in the model. Several authors have contributed to the literature on advocacy; however, the literature and...

Body Language For Dummies

If you are puzzled by other people or want to improve the impression you give, knowing about body language could be the key. In this book you’ll discover how the body reveals what people really mean and how you...

Career Decision Making

Keeping up with new developments in vocational psychology is important to both psychological practitioners and researchers. This volume is devoted to presenting and evaluating important advances in the field of career decision making, development, and maturity. More specifically, it...

Comprehensive School Counseling Programs and Academic Achievement–a Rejoinder to Brown and Trusty.

In this brief article, the author responds to Brown and Trusty’s assertion that based on the deficiencies of existing comprehensive school counseling program (CSCP) research, school counselors need not focus their time and effort on showing causal connections between...

How to Think

“Absolutely splendid . . . essential for understanding why there is so much bad thinking in political life right now.” —David Brooks, New York TimesHow to Think is a contrarian treatise on why we’re not as good at thinking as...

Judgment and Decision Making

Behavioral decision research offers a distinctive approach to understanding and improving decision making. It combines theory and method from multiple disciples (psychology, economics, statistics, decision theory, management science). It employs both empirical methods, to study how decisions are actually...

Collaborative Action Research and School Counselors.

Collaborative action research is an effective tool for helping school counselors to strengthen the link between practice and research. Action research methods for school counselors are summarized, and a model for collaborative action research linking counselor training and school...

Drunk Tank Pink

A revelatory look at how our environment unconsciously yet dramatically shapes the judgments and decisions we make every day Most of us go through life believing that we are in control of the choices we make—that we think and...

Strategic Decision Making

Making strategic decisions is a fundamental skill for leaders and managers. However, in a business environment that is in a constant state of change, making strategic decisions has never been more difficult. Strategic Decision Making addresses this challenge by...

Introduction to Special Issue: The School Counselor As Leader (Editorial)

Following more than a decade of influence by the Transforming School Counseling Initiative (Education Trust, 1998, 2007) that promoted a new vision of school counselors as assertive advocates and social activists (House & Hayes, 2002; House & Martin, 1998;...