Academic Papers on Counseling & Therapies

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A 5 page paper on the job of the P.S.W. either as a contractor to or full-time employee of the institution. The paper concentrates on the duties, including diversity, and retained autonomy combined with the advantages of teamwork. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

7 pages in length. In great detail, the writer discusses problems that Christians are apt to find with the concept of career counseling and posits a methodology designed to help them appreciate it based upon the existing literature. It is asserted that a well-rounded Christian philosophy in career guidance counseling should help people discern their ...

A 10 page narrative illustratively detailing the author's experience with a friend who was discovered to be an alcoholic. Near the report's conclusion, an analysis is made based upon common concepts and terminologies taught in health and even sociology classes. No bibliography.

An 11 page paper that describes the pre-intervention assessment methods and the facts behind the substance abuse habits of a loving but highly angry 16-year-old boy. Bill is the product of pugnacious and alcoholic homes, and trying his best to stay away from the drugs to which he feels so drawn. He is ...

A 12 page paper that explores present treatments for substance abuse. The paper is a discussion and comparison of twelve-step programs, individual therapy, family system therapies, and group therapies--but focuses primarily on the synthesis of these treatment programs, which mirrors current practice. The paper also provides statistics from several comparative analyses on the ...

A 15 page research paper that investigates the effectiveness of different drug treatment programs. Specifically, programs offered in some prisons as well as in outpatient clinics are compared. The writer hypothesizes that the 12-Step program is the most effective and makes comparisons of other programs with the 12-Step program. Statistics are provided for some programs. ...

A 15 page presentation & proposal designed to fulfill an unmet need in an inner-city community. The writer discusses how a social services center can be used to gather support from parents & teachers in proactively taking kids off the streets and helping them to avoid drug use before ever starting. Relevant social theories, constituents ...

An 11 page research paper examining the failure of interviewing techniques and alternative methods in stopping drug abuse & violence among populations attending inner-city public schools. Research and existing literature on the subject are examined are recommendations for "getting at the heart of violence" in a specific urban school system. Bibliography lists 15+ sources.

A 12 page examination of violence in our schools and the anti-violence programs which are being implemented to deter it. Special emphasis is placed on one such program in Northwest Florida. Bibliography lists seven sources.

A 12 page paper examining this issue in the light of the shootings in Littleton, CO. The paper delves deeply into the many conflicting theories on the causes and solutions of the epidemic of school violence, and concludes that parents, schools, and society share the blame. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 5 page paper discussing it is impossible to avoid personal bias or personal values in a counseling setting and why that is not necessarily a bad thing, as long as the counselor does not project his or her biases onto their client. Bibliography lists five sources.

A thorough discussion on therapy for the gay and lesbian patients is explored in this 12 page paper. The subject of choosing a homosexual vs. heterosexual therapist is addressed. Specific guidelines useful to therapists treating patients with sexual identity issues are provided. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Counseling the Dying

  • 15 page paper

A 15 page research paper that explores the five stages of grieving, stages of hope, and various counseling techniques by physicians, nurses, clerics, and counseling psychologists when dealing with terminally ill patients. Bibliography lists 13 sources.

A 20 page research paper which focuses on the textbook Introduction to Psychology and Counseling: Christian Perspectives and Applications by Meier, et. al. Supplementing this text with other sources as needed, the writer argues that a Christian perspective on the study of psychology provides superior counseling because the Christian counselor has the framework of Christian ...

A 5 page paper briefly discussing the differences between and the controversy surrounding the two modes of mental health counseling and therapy. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

This 9 page research paper investigates the issues involved in mentally retarded persons making a successful transition into community. Specific approaches and programs to help them make this transition are discussed as are the reasons for the movement to this way of living as opposed to institutions. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

A 4 page report using social theory to explain the behavior patterns of a young pre-adolescent girl who prefers male sports and various other non-traditional activities. Psychoanalytic tools are described and Social Learning Theory is applied. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 5 page paper that deals with the issues facing counseling psychologists who counsel adolescent homosexuals. The paper discusses the issues facing the adolescents and gives the psychologist background research on a few of these issues. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

An 8 page paper that looks at the development and differences between behavior therapy and traditional psychoanalysis. The author determines that the progression from the psychoanalysis to behavior therapy is natural, and that the current use of behavior techniques is based on the necessary transition. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 5 page paper describing the process of grief and grief therapy. The writer describes the therapeutic techniques of grief, the stages of grief, and the unique experiences of those facing death. Specifically emphasized are the various theoretical frameworks offered for counseling with an individual anticipating a major loss such as a terminal illness of ...

A 5 page paper on the process of grief therapy and specifically identifying the unique experiences an individual has who confronts the loss of a loved one as well as the particular therapeutic challenges presented by this kind of loss. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A 10 page paper discussing the utilization of therapeutic art programs in the rehabilitation of the emotionally-traumatized & disabled. Bibliography lists six sources.

An 8 page paper comparing the theories of 5 self-help relationship books to the findings of current communications research reports. There are very good self-help books available discussing the male-female romantic relationship, but the reader does indeed need to be aware of the discrepancies of many of them with both current communications research findings ...

An 8 page overview of the difficulties involved in providing multicultural marriage counseling. Emphasizes the differences and the feelings of isolation which a multicultural couple, or a couple whose cultural background is different from the counselor might experience. It also suggests that it is the role of the counselor to overcome these feelings and ...

A detailed, 6 page examination of marriage counseling theory & technique today. The writer cites key statistics concerning marriage/divorce rates and pointing at the work of certain theorists, argues that there exists a grave need for change. Much of this essay is written from a "Christian perspective" on marriage counseling in which the emphasis is ...

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