ENCYCLOPEDIAS, DICTIONARIES, etc
These can be helpful for obtaining an overview of a subject and related topics. Often an entry in an encyclopedia will contain a list of references which can lead you to more sources on that topic.
Encyclopedia of Psychology 8 vols. Reference BF 31 .E52 2000
Encyclopedia of Education. 8 vols. Reference LB 15 E43 2003
Encyclopedia of Special Education. 3 vols. Reference LC4007 .E53 2000
Encyclopedia of Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders Reference RC 514 .N63 2000
Encyclopedia of Obesity and Eating Disorders Reference RC 552 .E18 C37 2000
Student Manual For Theory and Practice of Counseling and
General Collection BF 637 .C6 C576 2001
Student Manual: Theory and Practice of Group Counseling General Collection BF 637 .C6 C576 2004
A-Z Handbook of Child and Adolescent Issues Reference BF 721 .T29 2000
Group Leadership: A Manual For Group Counseling Leaders General Collection
HV 45 .B33 1982
Handbook of Child Abuse Research and Treatment General Collection HV 6626.5 .H36 1998
The Handbook of School Psychology General Collection LB 1051 .H2356 1999
Outrageous Behavior-mod: Handbook of Strategic Interventions for Managing Impossible Students General Collection LB 1060.2 .C497 1997
Clinical Handbook of Health Psychology: A Practical Guide to Effective Interventions
General Collection R 726.7 .C54 1998
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: DSM-IV (Text Revision)
Reference RC 455.2 .C4 D54 2000
Psychologist's Desk Reference Reference RC 467.2 .P78 1998
Sourcebook of Psychological Treatment Manuals For Adult Disorders
General Collection RC 480 .S633 1996
Handbook of Alcoholism Treatment Approaches Reference RC565 .H26 1995
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Handbook for Diagnosis and Treatment
General Collection RJ 496 .A86 B37 1998
DSM-IV Training Guide for Diagnosis of Childhood Disorders
General Collection RJ 503.5 .R36 1996
Handbook of Psychological Treatment Protocols For Children and Adolescents
General Collection RJ 504 .H3618 1998
The High School Counselor's Handbook U.S. Documents ED 1.8:C 83/2/ 2003/2004
library catalog for books and other materials such as
videos. Begin with some basic keyword
searches, combining a few terms that relate to your topic, for
family counseling AND techniques
rehabilitation counseling AND disability
grief AND (counseling OR therap*)
The asterisk * truncates a term and will retrieve all forms of the word that follow the truncation symbol. For example, therap* will retrieve therapy, therapies, therapeutic. The parentheses allows you to search for concepts similar in meaning and then combine these with different term(s). Remember to always place your similar terms within parentheses when using AND & OR in one search statement. Click here for more tips on keyword searching.
Results from your keyword searches will help you identify
appropriate subject headings that you can search under.
These can help you get even more relevant books on your specific
topic. Listed below are a variety of subject
headings used in the
counseling children--counseling of
family counseling older people--counseling of
group counseling minorities--counseling of
rehabilitation counseling counseling--vocational guidance
counseling in elementary education counseling--study and teaching
counseling in secondary education counselors
counseling in higher education counselors--training of
drug abuse counseling
mental health services
If our library does not have what you want, try your search in MOBIUS (the Missouri-wide library database) and complete the online form. There is no charge for this service and the requested book or books are usually delivered usually within 3-4 working days. This service is only for books and is available to current Truman students, faculty, and staff.
Databases in this section are restricted to use on the Truman network unless otherwise indicated.
ERIC (Educational Resources
Information Center), 1966+
On the Web through FirstSearch
On the Web through the official ERIC site, free to the public.
ERIC is a comprehensive database containing abstracts of journal articles, reports, curriculum guides, conference proceedings, etc. It covers all areas of education at all age and grade levels. ERIC Documents 1993+ are available online through the ERIC Document Reproduction Service. Documents before 1993 are on microfiche. The library's microfiche subscription ended with ED455358. Coverage: Click here to show journal list.
On the Web through FirstSearch, 1887+
In print 1927-1966: General Collection BF 1 P65.
Published by the American Psychological Association. Contains summaries of the world's literature in psychology and related disciplines. Indexes over 1400 journals in 29 different languages from approximately 54 countries. Books, dissertations, and reports are also included. Coverage: Click here to show journal list.
Academic Search Elite (EBSCO). 1985+.
A multi-disciplinary database offering full text for over 1800 journals in all areas of academic study--social sciences, humanities, etc.
Exceptional Child Education Resources
Print 1969+: General Collection LC 3950 E942
Indexes books, periodical articles, government reports, dissertations on children who are gifted or are physically, mentally or learning disabled.
Counseling Journals -- Current subscriptions in Pickler
American Journal of Family Therapy. 1991+ Periodicals RC 488.5 I54
Counseling and Human Development. 1982+ Periodicals LB 1027.5 C68
Counseling and Values. 1985+ Periodicals LC 461 N438
Counseling Psychologist. 1969+ Periodicals BF 637 C6 C64
Counselor Education and Supervision. 1961+ Periodicals BF 637 C6 C66
Families in Society: the Journal of Contemporary Human Services. 1990+ Periodicals HV 1 J5622
Family Journal: Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families. 2001+
Periodicals RC 488.5 F325
International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling. 1978+ Periodicals BF 637 C6 I53
Journal for Specialists in Group Work. 1992+ Periodicals BF 637 C6 J58
Journal of College Student Development. Print 1988-2002 Periodicals LB 2343
Online through Project MUSE 2003+
Journal of Counseling and Development: JCD. 1984+ Periodicals HF 5381 A1 O45
Journal of Counseling Psychology. 1956+ Periodicals BF 637 C6 J6
Journal of Humanistic Counseling, Education and Development. 1999+ Periodicals LB 175 S7914
Journal of Mental Health Counseling. 2002+ Periodicals LB 2343 J642
Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development. 1992+ Periodicals LC3701 J68
Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development. 1984+
Periodicals LB1 1027.5 M382
Professional School Counseling. 1997+ Periodicals LB 1027.5 P76
See also Psychology journals and Education journals.
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Our Media Library located on the second floor houses a large
collection of videos, DVDs, sound recordings and CD-ROMS.
The Curriculum Library, directly south of the Media Library,
contains kits and games for educational and counseling purposes.
Most of the videos below cover various counseling techniques and other topics that may relate to counseling and therapy. They are listed in order by call number.
When Children Grieve Media Video BF 723 .G75 W54 1987
Drinking Apart: Families Under the Influences Media Video HV 5132 .D7 2000
Peer Mediation: Conflict Resolution in Schools Media Video LB 1027.5 .P35 1992
Understanding Group Psychotherapy Media Video (4 cassettes & guide) RC 488 .U6 1990
A Different Kind of Caring: Family Therapy, Carl Whitaker Media Video RC 488.5 D54 1986
Object Relations Couple Therapy Media Video RC 488.5 .O25 1996
Narrative Therapy Using a Reflective Team Media Video RC 488.8 .N37 1993
Core Skills in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Media Video RC 489 .C63 C68 1990
Existential-Humanistic Therapy Media Video RC 489 .E93 E9 1998
Multimodal Therapy Media Video RC 489 .M84 M847 1998
Structural Therapy Media Video RC 489 .S78 S78 2000
Treating Phobias Media Video RC 535 .T74 1987
Cognitive-Behavior Therapy for Depression Media Video (5 cassettes) RC 537 .C624 2000
Child of Rage: A Story of Abuse Media Video RC 569.5 .C55 C554 1990
Techniques of Play Therapy Media Video (1 cassette & guide) RJ 505 .P6 T43 1994
Ritalin: Drug Treatment for Attention Deficit Disorder Media Video RJ 506 .H9 R55 1996
(This list is not exhaustive. To locate more videos or DVDs, go to our Searching for Videos page).
Strengthening Stepfamilies Curriculum
(kit: 3 cassettes, guide, handbook and other materials) HQ
759.92 .S73 1986
The Family Power Struggle Media Cassette HQ 769 .D655 1965
Songs for Elementary Emotional Development Media Cassette (3 cassettes and guide)
ML 3830 .F74 1982
Self-Control Game Curriculum BF 632 .S45
The Anger Control Game Curriculum BF 723 .A4 B47 1990
The Feelings Game: A Program to Develop Rational Evaluations of Emotions Curriculum Library BF 723 .E6 F44 1990
Stress Strategies Curriculum BF 723 .S75 S795 1986
Stress Attack Curriculum Cabinet 1, Shelf 5 1986
The Mad Sad Game Curriculum Cabinet 1, Shelf 2 1990
Feelings in Hand Curriculum Cabinet 4, Shelf 3 1989
How Are You Feeling Today? (poster) Curriculum Cabinet 5, Shelf 3 No. 2
The Harmful Effects of Alcohol (chart) Curriculum Cabinet 5, Shelf 3 No. 12
The Harmful Effects of Cocaine (chart) Curriculum Cabinet 5, Shelf 3 No. 4
The Harmful Effects of Marijuana (chart) Curriculum Cabinet 5, Shelf 3 No. 6
Other Research Guides from Pickler Memorial Library:
Education Research Guide -- This guide is prepared for students at Truman State University. It lists the databases, Web sites, and other resources of special interest for research in education.
Psychology Research Guide -- Prepared for students at Truman State University, it lists the databases, Web sites, and other resources of special interest for research in psychology.
American Counseling Association
American Psychological Association
American School Counselor Association
Association for Assessment in Counseling
CRESST -- National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, & Student Testing
Encyclopedia of Psychology -- Dr. William Palya, Jacksonville State University
National Institute for Mental Health
SAMHSA's National Mental Health Information Center
School Psychology Resources Online
*More sites to be added as they are reviewed
There are several style manuals available in the library:
A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses and Dissertations
General Collection LB 2369 .T8 1996
Reference LB 2369 .T8 1996
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association
General Collection BF 76.7 .P83 2001
Reserve BF 76.7 .P83 2001
Reference BF 76.7 .P83 2001
for Writers of Research Papers
General Collection LB 2396 .G53 2003
Reserve LB 2369 .G53
Reference LB 2369 .G53 2003
For additional style guides and information on citing Web sites and other electronic sources, click here.
For further assistance, visit or call the Reference Desk (660-785-4051) or contact the Reference Librarian for Counseling, Lisa Glaubitz, at (660) 785-7412, or email email@example.com