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Counseling Resources   Tags: counseling, dsm-5, family, marriage, mental health, school, therapy  

Library resources for the Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Therapy/Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Master of Arts in School Counseling.
Last Updated: Apr 6, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Search the JU Library's Online Catalog

Search the library's online catalog for resources about counseling and related topics.


Search Credo Reference

Credo Reference is a collection of over 800 online reference books covering a broad of range of subjects including counseling and related topics.

The Professional Counselor's Desk Reference is an example of what you will find in Credo Reference. 

To find others follow the link above or begin searching CREDO in the search box below:


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Search Gale Virtual Reference Library

Effective January, 2017, GVRL has added 21 STEM titles 


Library of Congress Call Numbers

Library of Congress Call Numbers BF and RC are the primary call number ranges for subjects in psychology.  They cover most aspects of psychology, brain development, therapy, counseling and psychiatry.  Reference books with the call numbers below are shelved in the reference area of the JU Library on the 2nd floor of the library at the rear of the building.  Circulating books, those you can check out, are located on the third floor.

BF  Psychology

RC 321-571  Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry 

Call numbers in the HQ range cover the Family. Marriage, Woman

 Call numbers for books covering School Counseling

  • LB 1027.5 – LB 1027.9 : School Counseling
  • LB 1050.9 – LB 1091 : Educational Psychology
  • LB 1092 – LB 1125 : Psychoanalysis and Education
  • LB 1131 – LB 1137 : Psychical Development (including intelligence & aptitude assessment)

Selective Reference Print Books

The following reference books are located in the JU Library in the reference collection on the first floor at the rear of the building.  Click on the book image for call number and availability.  For an extended list of reference books about counseling, go to this subject guide.

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Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM-5 - American Psychiatric Association Staff; Carolyn Kernberger
ISBN: 9780890425541
Publication Date: 2013-05-22
New edition of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5®), used by clinicians and researchers to diagnose and classify mental disorders, is the product of more than 10 years of effort by hundreds of international experts in all aspects of mental health.

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APA Dictionary of Clinical Psychology - Gary R. VandenBos (Editor)
ISBN: 9781433812071
Publication Date: 2012-08-13
APA's focused abridgment of its landmark, critically acclaimed APA Dictionary of Psychology, specifically tailored for clinicians and clinicians-in-training.

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Mental Measurements Yearbook - Buros Center for Testing
Call Number: Ref Z 5814 .P8 B932
ISBN: 9780910674638
Publication Date: 2014-03-01
Click on the title link to check the online index for locating tests reviewed in the 9th edition (1985)-present.


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Part-time reference librarian. Stop by the library on Thursday evening 4:30-10:30, Saturday 10-5 or Sunday evening 5-10.
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Information about JU's Master of Arts in Counseling

Go here for more information about Johnson University's Master of Arts in Counseling


Counseling and Mental Health Professional Organizations

Counselor-License is a professional counseling organization containing resources for counseling professionals, representing professionals in the respective areas of counseling, providing networking opportunities, continuing education, professional development, policy making and much more.


Research and Style Guides

Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)  Extensive writing resources from the Purdue University Online Writing Lab

APA Style Guide to Electronic References (6th ed.)
Up-to-date information on formatting electronic references in APA Style. Approximately 70 examples are provided for users to consider as they learn how to create reliable references for electronic sources. You will be prompted to login with your JU credentials.

Note: Users may print copies for personal use only


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