Counseling Psychology and Human Development at Prescott College includes a wide variety of courses and areas of study, including Best Practices in Equine-Assisted Learning; Human Growth and Development; Counseling Theories; Psychopathology: Diagnosis and Treatment Planning; Helping Relationships: Basic Counseling Skills; Group Work: Clinical Theory and Practice; Models of Leadership: Leadership through Differentiation; Organizing, Activism & Alliance Politics; Adolescent Psychology; Ecopsychology: Paradigms & Perspectives; and various Special Topics.
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias | Article Databases | eJournals | CP Capstones | Web Resources | Citation Styles | Statistics | Organizations
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
- Comprehensive Dictionary of Psychoanalysis
- Dictionary of Psychology and Allied Sciences
- Encyclopedia of Elder Care: The Comprehensive Resource on Geriatric and Social Care
- Encyclopedia of Relationships Across the Lifespan
- Handbook of Positive Psychology
- Handbook of Research Methods in Personality Psychology
- Historical Encyclopedia of School Psychology
On the Reference Shelf:
- APA Dictionary of Psychology
- The Counseling Dictionary: Concise Definitions of Frequently Used Terms
- Encyclopedia of Archetypal Symbolism
- Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood: In History and Society
- Legal and Ethical Dictionary for Mental Health Professionals
- The Oxford Companion to the Mind
Books and journal databases each have their own "controlled vocabulary" - using the appropriate language will give you the most specific search results.
|Helping behavior||Mental Health||Prosocial behavior|
|Empathy||Health care seeking behavior||Empathy|
|Mental health||Human behavior||Helping behavior|
- EBSCOhost, including Academic Search Premier full-text articles in over 4,700 journals, including more than 3,700 peer-reviewed titles. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for all 8,250 journals in the collection. Also includes the psychology databases PsycInfo and PsycArticles.
- GoogleScholar "enables you to search specifically for scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research. Use Google Scholar to find articles from a wide variety of academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories and universities, as well as scholarly articles available across the web".
- JStor a trusted archive of important scholarly journals. JSTOR is not a current issues database. Because of JSTOR's archival mission, there is a gap, typically from 1 to 5 years, between the most recently published journal issue and the back issues available in JSTOR. Prescott College subscribes to Arts & Sciences Collections I and IV, Biological Sciences Collection, and Language & Literature Collection.
ProQuest, including Research Library, Dissertations & Theses provides one-stop access to a wide range of popular academic subjects. The database includes more than 3,820 titles—over 2,550 in full text—from 1971 forward.
full text, academic content
- Advances in Cognitive Psychology
- Annual Review of Critical Psychology
- Behavior and Social Issues
- Forum: Qualitative Social Research
- Frontiers in Psychology
- International Journal of Wellbeing
- Journal of Jungian Scholarly Studies
More e-journal recommendations can be found at the Directory of Open Access Journals.
- Buros Institute of Mental Measurements Online test reviews (NOTE: Graduate students may contact test publishers for actual tests)
- FAQ/ Finding Information about Psychological Tests from APA
- Mental Health from Medline Plus
- Science Daily > Psychology News
Handouts provide help in writing style, formatting your paper, and citing your sources, both in-text and in the References/Bibliography section.
- APA: The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association Style, 6th edition
- Arizona Board of Behavioral Health
- American Counseling Association
- American Psychological Association
- Mental Health America
- National Association of Social Work
- National Center for PTSD
- National Institute of Mental Health
- National Institute on Drug Abuse
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