For graduate students preparing to become student affairs practitioners, this textbook provides the skills necessary to facilitate the helping process and understand how to respond to student concerns and crises, including how to make referrals to appropriate campus or community resources. Becoming an effective helping professional requires the complex integration of intrapersonal, interpersonal, and professional awareness, and knowledge.
Helping Skills for Working with College Students - Rich in pedagogical features, case studies, this textbook includes questions for reflection, theory to practice exercises, and examples from the field. A primary role of student affairs professionals is to help college students dealing with developmental transitions and coping with emotional difficulties.
Student Development in College: Theory, Research, and PracticeJossey-Bass - The result is a text that is comprehensive, sophisticated, and accessible—and one that is attuned to the contemporary realities of the complexities of student development. Susan R. The essential student development reference, updated with cutting-edge theory and practice student development in college is the go-to resource for student affairs, and is considered a key reference for those most committed to conscious and intentional student affairs practice.
A new framework provides guidance for facilitating dialogues about theory, teaching theory, and the importance of educators as consumers of theory. Get updated on the latest in student development theory and application Consider both the psychosocial and cognitive aspects of identity Learn strategies for difficult dialogues, and the importance of reflection Adopt an integrated, holistic approach to complex student development issues Student Development in College is the ideal resource for today's multifaceted student affairs role.
Student Development in College: Theory, Research, and Practice - With five new or expanded chapters and critical updates throughout the text, multifaceted, this third edition expertly presents the complex, and continually evolving nature of the theories that inform scholars and professionals in their research and practice with college students. Learning activities in the appendix promote comprehension and application of theory.
This third edition includes new chapters on social class, and emerging identity theories, disability, with expanded coverage of faith and gender identity. These authors, consummately aware of the needs of emerging and continuing student affairs professionals, have crafted a text that will be both eminently practical and intellectually engaging for graduate students, professionals, and faculty alike.
Dafina-lazarus stewart, associate professor, higher education and student affairs, Bowling Green State University "This third edition of Student Development in College beautifully presents the theoretical terrain of student development by honoring the foundational theories upon which the field was developed and foregrounding newer theories with brand new content and fresh perspectives.
Student Affairs Assessment: Theory to PracticeStylus Publishing - With the recognition of the integral role of student affairs in student education, and with stakeholders requiring increasing accountability at a time of tight resources, it has become imperative that staff be familiar with and competent in undertaking assessment. Key elements include:• takes into account the latest standards and competencies defined by aac&u, cas, and others• introductory and comprehensive• Provides essential background and theory• Covers preparation, AER, ACPA, NASPA, planning and design• Describes the full range of assessment methods• Introduces principles and methods of qualitative and quantitative analysis• Guidance on using and sharing results• Addresses cultivating and sustaining a culture of assessment• Considers ethical and political concerns• Covers use of technology• Illustrated throughout by examples of practice in student affairs.
This book provides a thorough introduction to all aspects of assessment, assuming no prior knowledge, and illustrated throughout with examples of application in student affairs settings. For divisions, or units getting started with assessment, departments, the discussion questions at the end of the chapters can engage staff in the process of developing an effective assessment culture.
Student Affairs Assessment: Theory to Practice - It can be used for self-study or in professional development workshops. This book provides student affairs staff with the grounding they need to integrate assessment into how they design and monitor the programs, services, and activities they create to contribute to students’ development. This book is intended both as a text for student affairs and higher education master’s programs, and as a practical guide for early career staff who have had little formal preparation in assessment.
Helping College Students: Developing Essential Support Skills for Student Affairs PracticeJossey-Bass - It synthesizes and integrates information from traditional counseling therapy texts and offers examples of how to utilize such skills within student affairs. Jossey-Bass. Written for faculty members and professionals. There is a need for a book that fully examines the specific and unique awareness, knowledge, counseling, and skills that are necessary for student affairs and other practitioners to be effective and ethical in their helping, and advising roles.
This book addresses the core assumptions and underlying beliefs that impact the helping, counseling, and advising roles and skills that are central to higher education.
Student Services: A Handbook for the Profession Jossey Bass Higher and Adult EducationJossey-Bass - Twenty new authors join the roster of expert contributors, student retention, bringing new perspective on critical issues such as ethical standards, assessment and evaluation, psychosocial development, campus culture, and much more. The bestselling student affairs text, updated for today's evolving campus Student Services is the classic comprehensive text for graduate students in student affairs, written by top scholars and practitioners in the field.
End-of-chapter questions help reinforce the material presented, environmental theories, leadership, advising, and unique coverage of critical theoretical perspectives, counseling and helping skills, and other useful topics make this book a foundational resource for those preparing for a student affairs career.
Accessible and theoretically grounded, this book reflects the realities of contemporary practice in student affairs. The role requires a broad skill set, and conceptual grounding in a number of disciplines. The student affairs staff has the responsibility for a vast array of services and support roles for students on every type of campus.
Student Services: A Handbook for the Profession Jossey Bass Higher and Adult Education - This book provides a thorough overview of the field's many facets, with invaluable real-world insight from leading practitioners. Student services provides the most complete overview of the foundations, ethics, philosophies, and theories that guide today's student affairs professional. Understand the theoretical bases of development, and change delve into the organizational frameworks vital to any institution Learn the historical context of higher education and the student affairs role Master essential competencies including professionalism, identity, learning, crisis management, supervision, and more As colleges and universities offer more and more services to an increasingly diverse student population, the responsibility for these programs falls to student affairs educators.
Assessment in Student AffairsWiley - Student affairs administrators understand the importance of assessment, but many can benefit from additional direction when it comes to designing and implementing evaluations that produce truly useful information. Jossey-Bass. Assessment in student affairs gives you the knowledge base and skill set you need to shine a spotlight on what you and your organization are able to achieve.
The instructor resources will help you seamlessly integrate this new resource into existing graduate-level courses. Jossey Bass Wiley. A practical, comprehensive manual for assessment design and implementation Assessment in Student Affairs, Second Edition offers a contemporary look at the foundational elements and practical application of assessment in student affairs.
Assessment in Student Affairs - From planning to reporting and beyond, you'll find valuable assessment strategies to help you produce meaningful information and improve your program. This book provides field-tested approaches to assessment, giving you a comprehensive how-to manual for demonstrating—and improving—the work you do every day.
Higher education administration is increasingly called upon to demonstrate organizational effectiveness and engage in continuous improvement based on information generated through systematic inquiry. Combining and updating the thoroughness and practicality of assessment in Student Affairs and Assessment Practice in Student Affairs, data collection and analysis methods, this new edition covers design of assessment projects, report writing, ethical practice, student learning outcomes, and strategies to implement change based on assessment results.
This book provides a thorough primer on all stages of the assessment process.
Organizational Theory in Higher Education Core Concepts in Higher EducationRoutledge - Noted scholar kathleen manning offers a fresh take on the models and lenses through which higher education can be viewed by presenting a full range of organizational theories, from traditional to current. Questions for discussion are provided at the end of each chapter and embedded in the cases to assist the reader in making connections to their practice.
Manning’s rich, contexts, interdisciplinary treatment enables readers to gain a full understanding of the perspectives that operate on a college campus and ways to adopt effective practice in the context of new and continuing tensions, and challenges. The second edition of organizational Theory in Higher Education is a comprehensive and accessible treatment of organizational theory and higher education administration.
Organizational Theory in Higher Education Core Concepts in Higher Education - Jossey-Bass. New to this edition: revised chapters with updated material and new references that reflect current higher education issues including climate change; a new chapter on Institutional Theory, and a broader range of institutional types including Historically Black and Hispanic-Serving institutions and 2-year institutions; additional theoretical topics including critical race theory, queer theory, an expanded Feminist and Gendered chapter, and an enhanced Spirituality chapter; new cases throughout to address contemporary issues, and contemplative practices; updated and enhanced questions for discussion and recommended readings.
Chapters discuss the disciplinary foundation, metaphor, characteristics, assumptions, structure, and other elements of each organizational theory and conclude with cases highlighting practical applications. Jossey Bass Wiley.
Helping Skills: Facilitating Exploration, Insight, and ActionAmerican Psychological Association - Each stage is described in depth, including the theoretical foundations, goals, and helper skills involved. New material in this edition includes chapters on self-awareness and cultural awareness, additional methods for challenging clients, a glossary, and summaries of empirical studies. Hill’s three-stage model of helping clients involves exploration, insight, and action.
Jossey-Bass. A companion website offers additional resources for students and instructors. Jossey Bass Wiley. This fourth edition of Clara E. Hill’s popular textbook updates her comprehensive exploration of basic helping skills for undergraduate and first-year graduate students. General principles for ethical practice are also discussed, along with important cultural issues.
More Than Listening: A Casebook for Using Counseling Skills in Student Affairs WorkNational Association of Studen - Helping skills are an essential component of today's student affairs practice. The book presents a series of case studies based on composites of situations typically handled by student affairs professionals. More than listening: a casebook for using counseling Skills in Student Affairs Work is written for those student affairs practitioners with limited educational or experiential backgrounds in counseling or mental health services.
Jossey-Bass. Used book in Good Condition. This book illustrates how strong helping skills can augment the effectiveness of student affairs professionals in their supportive and educational roles with all students, including those with mental health concerns. Each scenario is followed by two theory-based responses: one drawing on student development theories and student affairs practice; and the other grounded in counseling theory and suggesting or modeling practical helping skills.
More Than Listening: A Casebook for Using Counseling Skills in Student Affairs Work - Jossey Bass Wiley. On a day-to-day basis, it is student affairs professionals who often work directly with students in need of mental health support and monitoring. It provides a model for how both student development and counseling theories can inform and enhance student affairs practice.
The New Advisor Guidebook: Mastering the Art of Academic AdvisingJossey-Bass - Jossey Bass Wiley. Jossey-Bass. These chapters include strategies, examples, questions, from demonstrations of how student development theories might play out in advising sessions to questions advisors can ask to become aware of their biases and avoid making assumptions about students to a checklist for improving listening, guidelines, interviewing, and case studies that give advisors the tools to apply this content in their work with students, and referral skills.
The new advisor guidebook serves as an introduction to what advisors must know to do their jobs effectively. This is an exciting time to be an academic advisor—a time in which global recognition of the importance of advising is growing, research affirms the critical role advising plays in student success, and institutions of higher education increasingly view advising as integral to their missions and essential for improving the quality of students' educational experiences.
The New Advisor Guidebook: Mastering the Art of Academic Advising - Used book in Good Condition. The first and final chapters of the book identify the knowledge and skills advisors must master. The book covers various ways in which advising is delivered: one-to-one, in groups, and online. The new advisor Guidebook helps advisors meet this challenge. It is essential that advisors provide knowledgeable, realistic counsel to the students in their charge.
Each of the chapters in between focuses on foundational content: the basic terms, concepts, information, and skills advisors must learn in their first year and upon which they will build over the lengths of their careers.
Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for OthersBerrett-Koehler Publishers - A longtime trauma worker, laura van Dernoot Lipsky offers a deep and empathetic survey of the often-unrecognized toll taken on those working to make the world a better place. Used book in Good Condition. In trauma stewardship, we are called to meet these challenges in an intentional way—to keep from becoming overwhelmed by developing a quality of mindful presence.
Jossey-Bass. Joining the wisdom of ancient cultural traditions with modern psychological research, Lipsky offers a variety of simple and profound practices that will allow us to remake ourselves—and ultimately the world. These, and other symptoms, sapping the energy and effectiveness we so desperately need if we are to benefit humankind, affect us individually and collectively, other living things, and the planet itself.
Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others - Used book in Good Condition. Jossey Bass Wiley. We may feel tired, cynical, or numb or like we can never do enough.