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Techniques of Counseling


reviewed by Everett Ayers Dakan 1954

coverTitle: Techniques of Counseling
Author(s): Jane Warters
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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This book not only deals with techniques but also advocates major expansion in the schools of a guidance program centering around these techniques. It urges that guidance be equated with teaching in terms of funds and time in the school program. Though the book directs itself to the programs of secondary schools, it is held that the principles and practices discussed are applicable on any level. Chapters 2 through 15 deal with information-gathering. This includes discussion of measures of intelligence and achievement, aptitude, interest, and personality. The uses of specific tests are discussed and the attitudes of experts with reference to the importance and appropriateness of various tests are considered. There are some sound and sober warnings about the limits of tests and how they can be misused and misinterpreted. Criteria are suggested for the selection of tests and there is discussion of reporting test results. Other methods of collecting information... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 56 Number 2, 1954, p. 109-109
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 4778, Date Accessed: 10/18/2017 6:22:12 PM

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