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Online Guidance and Counseling

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Though there is a wide range of educational methodology practiced around the world, guidance and counseling must adapt to whatever conditions support educational practices, and Web technology is an exceedingly important tool in educational guidance support.Online Guidance and Counseling: Toward Effectively Applying Technology offers a collection of case studies and research from around the globe, comparing and contrasting instructional design and guidance methods from developed and developing countries alike. International education and distance learning are burgeoning fields, and new technologies must be adapted to these in order to keep up with growing interest and needs. This book is an important selection for practitioners, instructional designers, and students, alike, interested in staying current with the applications of technology to guidance in online learning.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD
    2. LIST OF REVIEWERS
  5. Preface
  6. Chapter 1: The Provision of Online Counselling for Young People
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
    5. CONCLUSION
  7. Chapter 2: Faceless Counselling
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY
    4. ISSUES ON VERBAL AND NON-VERBAL CUES AND THE ONLINE COUNSELLING
    5. RESOLUTION
    6. CONCLUSION
  8. Chapter 3: Communicating Emotions through the Internet
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. DESCRIPTION OF COMMUNICATION
    4. PERSONALITY VARIABLES AND EMOTIONAL COMMUNICATION THROUGH THE INTERNET
    5. CRITICISMS OF COMMUNICATING EMOTIONS THROUGH THE INTERNET
    6. CONCLUSION
  9. Chapter 4: Ethical Issues in Online Counselling
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. HISTORICAL EXAMINATION OF TECHNOLOGY IN COUNSELLING
    4. CONCERNS AND CONTROVERSIES OF ONLINE COUNSELLING
    5. ADVANTAGES AND CHALLENGES OF ONLINE COUNSELLING
    6. RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE USE OF ONLINE COUNSELLING
    7. FUTURE RESEARCH AND PRACTICE DIRECTIONS
    8. CONCLUSION
  10. Chapter 5: Intimacy and Relational Communication in Online Counselling
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. INTIMACY
    4. RELATIONAL COMMUNICATION
    5. INTIMACY AND RELATIONAL COMMUNICATION IN ONLINE COUNSELLING
    6. CONCLUSION
  11. Chapter 6: Reaching out across the Virtual Divide
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. DISCUSSION
    5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
  12. Chapter 7: Counselling in Pharmacy Practice
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CONCLUSION
  13. Chapter 8: The Evolution of Guidelines for Online Counselling and Psychotherapy
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. REACTIONS TO TECHNOLOGY IN COUNSELLING, PSYCHOTHERAPY, AND GUIDANCE
    4. THE DEVELOPMENT OF ETHICAL GUIDELINES FOR COUNSELLING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY
    5. CONCLUSION: WEB 2.0 AND THE NEW BALANCE OF POWER
  14. Chapter 9: Enhancing the Helper-Helpee Therapeutic Relationship and the Client’s Desirable Change in Online Counselling
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. PROCEDURES FOR ENHANCING HELPER-HELPEE RELATIONSHIP IN ONLINE COUNSELLING
    4. CONCLUSION
  15. Chapter 10: Online Counselling for Children and Young People
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. MAKING CONNECTIONS: ONLINE COUNSELLING FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE
    4. POSITIVE FUTURES: THE MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS
    5. MEETING THE CHALLENGES: TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS IN CONTEXT
    6. CONCLUSION
  16. Chapter 11: Equipping the Online Counsellors-in-Training
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. OBJECTIVES OF THE CHAPTER
    4. UNDERSTANDING ONLINE COUNSELLING
    5. DISCOVERING A PERSONAL THEORY
    6. UNDERSTANDING PIVOTAL SKILLS IN ONLINE COUNSELLING
    7. THE ROLE OF SUPERVISORS IN ONLINE COUNSELLING
    8. EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS USEFUL FOR TRAINING THE ONLINE COUNSELLOR
    9. ETHICAL ISSUES IN ONLINE COUNSELLING
    10. CHALLENGES OF TRAINING THE ONLINE COUNSELLOR
    11. CONCLUSION
  17. Chapter 12: Is There Anybody Out There?
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND: SUPERVISION, BENEFITS, AND CHALLENGES
    4. WHAT ARE THE DIFFICULTIES IN ACCESSING SUPERVISION?
    5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
  18. Chapter 13: Self-Disclosure in Online Counselling
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE CONCEPT OF COUNSELLING
    4. CONCEPT AND TYPES OF SELF-DISCLOSURE
    5. FUNCTIONS OF MUTUAL SELF-DISCLOSURE IN ONLINE COUNSELLING
    6. ETHICAL ISSUES IN MUTUAL SELF-DISCLOSURE IN COUNSELLING
    7. CHALLENGES ASSOCIATED WITH ONLINE SELF-DISCLOSURE
    8. CONCLUSION
  19. Chapter 14: The Challenges of Online Counseling in a Developing Country
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. TECHNICAL KNOW-HOW
    4. THE COUNSELING ENVIRONMENT: PRIVACY AND SECURITY
    5. THE CHALLENGE OF INVISIBILITY AND ANONYMITY
    6. ETHICAL ISSUES OF PRACTICE
    7. FACILITATING ONLINE COUNSELING IN NIGERIA
    8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    9. CONCLUSION
  20. Compilation of References
  21. About the Contributors