Assessment Procedures for Counselors and Helping Professionals Book

Assessment Procedures for Counselors and Helping Professionals


  • Author : Robert J. Drummond
  • Publisher : Pearson
  • Release Date : 2015-06-02
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN 10 : 9780133257687

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Assessment Procedures for Counselors and Helping Professionals Book Description :

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Since its first publication in 1988, Assessment Procedures for Counselors and Helping Professionals has become a classic among assessment textbooks designed specifically for aspiring counselors. Now in its Eighth Edition the text includes extensive changes to content and updating throughout, while maintaining its popular, easy-to-read format and continuing emphasis on assessment information that is most useful and relevant for school counselors, marriage and family therapists, mental health counselors, and other helping professionals. Throughout the text, readers learn the essential topics; see clearly how the elements of assessment interact; apply the material to the major instruments used in counseling; reinforce learning through discussion questions and activities; and get invaluable information and examples about widely used assessment instruments in order to become familiar with these well-known tests.

Appraisal Procedures for Counselors and Helping Professionals Book

Appraisal Procedures for Counselors and Helping Professionals


  • Author : Robert J. Drummond
  • Publisher : Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Counseling
  • Pages : 527
  • ISBN 10 : 0023306815

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Appraisal Procedures for Counselors and Helping Professionals Book Description :

A competency-based overview of appraisal procedures, providing a practical guide to responsible test use, this book offers suggestions on how to do appraisals. It features examples, case studies and guidelines demonstrating testing in different environments with different populations, based on ethical standards and contemporary theory.

Assessment in Counseling Book

Assessment in Counseling


  • Author : Danica G. Hays
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2017-05-18
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 434
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119375272

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Assessment in Counseling Book Description :

The latest edition of this perennial bestseller instructs and updates students and clinicians on the basic principles of psychological assessment and measurement, recent changes in assessment procedures, and the most widely used tests in counseling practice today. Dr. Danica Hays guides counselors in the appropriate selection, interpretation, and communication of assessment results. This edition covers more than 100 assessment instruments used to evaluate substance abuse and other mental health disorders, intelligence, academic aptitude and achievement, career and life planning, personal interests and values, assessment of personality, and interpersonal relationships. In addition, a new chapter on future trends in assessment discusses the changing cultural landscape, globalization, and technology. Perfect for introductory classes, this text provides students and instructors with practical tools such as bolded key terminology; chapter pretests, summaries, and review questions; self-development and reflection activities; class and field activities; diverse client case examples; practitioner perspectives illustrating assessment in action; and resources for further reading. PowerPoint slides, a test bank, a sample syllabus, and chapter outlines to facilitate teaching are available to instructors by request to ACA. *Requests for digital versions from the ACA can be found on wiley.com. *To request print copies, please visit the ACA website here. *Reproduction requests for material from books published by ACA should be directed to [email protected]

Counselor s Guide to Clinical  Personality  and Behavioral Assessment Book

Counselor s Guide to Clinical Personality and Behavioral Assessment


  • Author : Bradley T. Erford
  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015061185461

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Counselor s Guide to Clinical Personality and Behavioral Assessment Book Description :

This combined textbook and reference guide identifies the three major types of psychological assessment--clinical, personality, and behavioral--and provides a survey of current theory and an expert review of the most commonly used assessment instruments (tests) in each area. The book concludes with three representative case studies that demonstrate the uses of various assessment instruments in practice. The text includes reviews of the seventeen most commonly used clinical, personality, and behavioral testing instruments, how to use them, and their application to the assessment process. Chapter 3 presents a workable framework to help students assimilate the DSM-IV-TR system. Three case studies in Chapter 7 demonstrate how various instruments are used as a battery to gather diagnostic and assessment information.

Clinical Mental Health Counseling Book

Clinical Mental Health Counseling


  • Author : Donna S. Sheperis
  • Publisher : Pearson College Division
  • Release Date : 2014-04-02
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 456
  • ISBN 10 : 0133833712

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Clinical Mental Health Counseling Book Description :

NOTE: Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for the Enhanced Pearson eText may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. This package includes the Enhanced Pearson eText and the bound book In this authoritative new text, experienced counselors guide students toward embracing the profession of clinical mental health counseling and developing a standard of excellence in their practice. The materials are organized in order to match students' developmental understanding of the profession, and divided into three sections providing an introduction, a look at the practice, and contemporary trends in clinical mental health counseling. Each chapter is designed to meet learning outcomes associated with the 2009 accreditation standards established by the Council for Accreditation of counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). The learning outcomes are based on general core areas of the CACREP standards and those related to the specialization of clinical mental health counseling. Clinical Mental Health Counseling by Sheperis and Sheperis is the ideal resource for establishing a firm foundation in the theory and practice of clinical mental health counseling. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video and internet resources. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.* Affordable. The Enhanced Pearson

Evidence Based School Counseling Book

Evidence Based School Counseling


  • Author : Greg Brigman
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-10-05
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 312
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317352693

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Evidence Based School Counseling Book Description :

Evidence-Based School Counseling presents a unique method for training graduate students to become effective school counselors that is presented in a "Tell, Show, Do, Coach" approach to instruction and reflective of ASCA, CACREP, and CAEP standards. This method is based on three interrelated components: (a) the ASCA National Model, especially its Mindsets & Behaviors for Student Success and its related student competencies, (b) the extensive research base associated with social/emotional learning (SEL), non-cognitive factors and college/career readiness, and (c) evidence-based programs tied to this research base and suited to school counselor implementation. The text highlights how the new ASCA Mindsets & Behaviors for Student Success have been modeled after this research base and provides resources for school counselors to find evidence-based programs and interventions connected to this research. Evidence-Based School Counseling provides extensive practice and coaching so students can arrive at practicum and internship feeling confident, and they can hit the ground running as they start their careers.

Master Therapists Book

Master Therapists


  • Author : Thomas M. Skovholt
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-10-06
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9780190496586

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Master Therapists Book Description :

In this 10th Anniversary text, Thomas M. Skovholt and Len Jennings paint an elaborate portrait of expert or "master" therapists. The book contains extensive qualitative research from three doctoral dissertations and an additional research study conducted over a seven-year period on the sameten master therapists. This intensive research project on master therapists, those considered the "best of the best" by their colleagues, is the most extensive research on high-level functioning of mental health professionals ever done. Therapists and counselors can use the insights gained from thisbook as potential guidelines for use in their own professional development. Furthermore, training programs may adopt it in an effort to develop desirable characteristics in their trainees. Featuring a brand new Preface and Epilogue, this 10th Anniversary Edition of Master Therapists revisits a landmark text in the field of counseling and therapy.

Assessment in Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Book

Assessment in Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling


  • Author : David R. Strauser, PhD
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2019-07-23
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 422
  • ISBN 10 : 9780826162434

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Assessment in Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Book Description :

This graduate-level text on rehabilitation and mental health counseling disseminates foundational knowledge of assessment principles and processes with a focus on clinical application. Written by recognized leaders in rehabilitation and mental health, it is the only book to use the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) framework to integrate assessment tools and techniques addressing practice with varied populations and settings. Written by leading practitioners with specialized knowledge, chapters focus on specific populations and service delivery settings. The book features a variety of learning tools to foster critical thinking, including learning objectives and case examples highlighting important principles and applications. Sample reports and templates further reinforce understanding of specific applications. A robust instructor package offers PowerPoints, a test bank including discussion questions, and sample syllabi. Purchase includes access to the ebook for use on most mobile devices and computers. KEY FEATURES Provides the only comprehensive view of assessment in rehabilitation and mental health using the ICF framework Integrates assessment tools and techniques for both rehabilitation and mental health in diverse settings Written by recognized leaders in the field of rehabilitation and mental health Includes learning objectives and case examples highlighting important principles and applications Presents sample report templates and completed reports to strengthen integration and presentation of test results Offers a robust instructor package with PowerPoints, a test bank including discussion questions, and sample syllabi

Tests and Assessments in Counseling Book

Tests and Assessments in Counseling


  • Author : Bill McHenry
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-04-09
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN 10 : 9781315279510

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Tests and Assessments in Counseling Book Description :

Tests and Assessments in Counseling provides students with current information on assessment tools and techniques through detailed case scenarios and vignettes. Going beyond basic information about a multitude of assessments, the authors focus on the use of instruments in individual cases to allow readers to more fully grasp the integral relationship between tests and assessment data and the counseling process. Chapters guide students through choosing the most effective assessment tool, successfully administering the assessment, and making meaningful and useful results of the data with the client. Test questions are also included at the end of each chapter.

Therapist s Guide to Clinical Intervention Book
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Therapist s Guide to Clinical Intervention


  • Author : Sharon L. Johnson
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2003-09-26
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 562
  • ISBN 10 : 0123865883

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Therapist s Guide to Clinical Intervention Book Description :

This is a must-have reference for clinicians completing insurance forms, participating in managed care, or practicing in treatment settings requiring formalized goals and treatment objectives. This practical, hands-on handbook outlines treatment goals and objectives for each type of psychopathology.

Helping School Refusing Children and Their Parents Book

Helping School Refusing Children and Their Parents


  • Author : Christopher Kearney
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2008-03-19
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9780199886425

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Helping School Refusing Children and Their Parents Book Description :

Children who miss substantial amounts of school pose one of the most vexing problems for school officials. In many cases, school personnel must assess these students and successfully help them to return to the academic setting. This can be difficult considering most school-based professionals are pressed for time and do not have access to proper resources. The information in this book can help school officials combat absenteeism and reduce overall dropout rates. Designed for guidance counselors, teachers, principals and deans, school psychologists, school-based social workers, and other school professionals, this book outlines various strategies for helping children get back to school with less distress that can easily be implemented in schools. The book describes four clinical interventions that can be used to effectively address moderate cases of absenteeism, as well as instructions for adapting these procedures for use within the school system. A chapter on assessment describes several methods for identifying school refusal behavior, including time-limited techniques for school officials who have little opportunity to conduct detailed evaluations. Worksheets for facilitating assessment are included and can easily be photocopied from the book. Other chapters provide advice for working collaboratively with parents, preventing relapse, and tackling special issues such as children with anxiety, children who take medication, and children who are victims of bullying. Topics such as poverty, homelessness, teenage pregnancy, violence, and school safety are also addressed.

Inner Strengths Book

Inner Strengths


  • Author : Claire Frederick
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-10-31
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317843658

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Inner Strengths Book Description :

However it is conceived and described by psychotherapists with different orientations, a stronger ego is a universally-acknowledged goal of therapeutic work. Inner Strengths is the first book to meet the need for a comprehensive treatment of approaches to ego-strengthening in psychotherapy. It provides contemporary psychodynamic, object relations, self-psychology, ego state, and transpersonal theoretical models for understanding how and why ego-strengthening occurs. The authors are experienced psychotherapists who integrate hypnosis into their own practice of psychotherapy. They have been active in developing the newer, projective-evocative ego-strengthening techniques emphasizing the utilization of patients' inner resources. They survey the history of ego-strengthening efforts and show how that which has been considered intrinsically hypnotic connects with the great traditions of psychotherapy. Additionally, they offer step-by-step instructions for a diversity of ego-strengthening methods that can be used for patient self-care, internal boundary formation, and personality maturation in a wide range of clinical conditions. Their discussion of the fundamental concepts of ego-strengthening draws on their theoretical and clinical explorations of dynamic internal resources such as memory, strength, wisdom, self-soothing, and love. Throughout the book, theory is balanced by an unusual richness of extended clinical examples and a wide variety of practical ego-strengthening scripts. Clinicians need not be trained in hypnosis to find Inner Strengths clarifying and helpful reading; the fundamental points so vividly made by the authors are relevant to many nonhypnotic-therapeutic interventions and issues.

Interviewing For Assessment Book

Interviewing For Assessment


  • Author : Michael Hass
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2018-08-07
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119166863

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Interviewing For Assessment Book Description :

An indispensable guide for school psychologists and school counselors on assessment interviewing Assessment Interviewing is a collaborative, strengths-based approach to the subject that helps professionals develop the skills and knowledge necessary to effectively gather the information they need in order to assess children's social, emotional, and academic functioning. Practical and easy to read, it provides step-by-step guidelines for structuring interviews for different purposes, communicating respect and understanding, and strategies for gathering information from children of different ages, cultures, and social standings. Chapter contains case studies and examples that illustrate how to clarify and classify problems, understand strengths and resources, appreciate the role of culture in interviews and respond to risk of suicide. The book concludes with a chapter on how to communicate the key information gathered into a comprehensive assessment or intervention plan. Addresses the unique interviewing needs of school-based professionals Features numerous practice exercises Provides strategies and guidelines for integrating the information gathered from interviews into a comprehensive assessment or intervention plan Includes interview protocols and end-of-chapter checklists This book is an ideal resource for school-based practitioners and graduate courses in assessment, counseling, and seminars attached to fieldwork.

Career Counseling  A Holistic Approach Book
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Career Counseling A Holistic Approach


  • Author : Vernon Zunker
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2011-03-07
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 688
  • ISBN 10 : 9780840034359

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Career Counseling A Holistic Approach Book Description :

Providing the most current, comprehensive coverage available, CAREER COUNSELING: A HOLISTIC APPROACH, 8e equips students with a solid understanding of the theoretical models of career counseling and practical techniques on how to effectively counsel clients about career issues. Keeping career counseling relevant to all counseling students, Vernon Zunker uses an innovative holistic or whole person approach, demonstrating how to consider values, temperament, talents, and passions when integrating career with personal counseling to determine a client’s best career fit. The thoroughly revised and updated Eighth Edition of this classic includes all-new chapters on integrating career and personal counseling, job loss and transitions, adult career development, and career-related programs in middle schools. In addition, diversity issues are integrated throughout, while relevant case studies bring chapter concepts to life. The text is also packed with tools to help students maximize their success in class and on the licensing exam. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Enhancing Motivation for Change in Substance Abuse Treatment Book

Enhancing Motivation for Change in Substance Abuse Treatment


  • Author : William R. Miller
  • Publisher : DIANE Publishing
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Change (Psychology)
  • Pages : 243
  • ISBN 10 : 0756701635

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Enhancing Motivation for Change in Substance Abuse Treatment Book Description :

This report is based on a rethinking of the concept of motivation, which is redefined here as purposeful, intentional, & positive -- directed toward the person's best interests. This report shows how substance abuse treat. staff can influence change by developing a therapeutic relationship that respects & builds on the client's autonomy & makes the treat. clinician a partner in the change process. Describes motivational interventions that can be used at all stages of the change process, from pre-contemplation & preparation to action & maintenance, & informs readers of the research, results, tools, & assessment instruments related to enhancing motivation.

The American Psychiatric Association Practice Guidelines for the Psychiatric Evaluation of Adults  Third Edition Book

The American Psychiatric Association Practice Guidelines for the Psychiatric Evaluation of Adults Third Edition


  • Author : American Psychiatric Association
  • Publisher : American Psychiatric Pub
  • Release Date : 2015-07-29
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 170
  • ISBN 10 : 9780890424650

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The American Psychiatric Association Practice Guidelines for the Psychiatric Evaluation of Adults Third Edition Book Description :

Since the publication of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) report Clinical Practice Guidelines We Can Trust in 2011, there has been an increasing emphasis on assuring that clinical practice guidelines are trustworthy, developed in a transparent fashion, and based on a systematic review of the available research evidence. To align with the IOM recommendations and to meet the new requirements for inclusion of a guideline in the National Guidelines Clearinghouse of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), American Psychiatric Association (APA) has adopted a new process for practice guideline development. Under this new process APA's practice guidelines also seek to provide better clinical utility and usability. Rather than a broad overview of treatment for a disorder, new practice guidelines focus on a set of discrete clinical questions of relevance to an overarching subject area. A systematic review of evidence is conducted to address these clinical questions and involves a detailed assessment of individual studies. The quality of the overall body of evidence is also rated and is summarized in the practice guideline. With the new process, recommendations are determined by weighing potential benefits and harms of an intervention in a specific clinical context. Clear, concise, and actionable recommendation statements help clinicians to incorporate recommendations into clinical practice, with the goal of improving quality of care. The new practice guideline format is also designed to be more user friendly by dividing information into modules on specific clinical questions. Each module has a consistent organization, which will assist users in finding clinically useful and relevant information quickly and easily. This new edition of the practice guidelines on psychiatric evaluation for adults is the first set of the APA's guidelines developed under the new guideline development process. These guidelines address the following nine topics, in the context of an in

Educating Children with Autism Book
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Educating Children with Autism


  • Author : National Research Council
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2001-11-11
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 324
  • ISBN 10 : 9780309210010

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Educating Children with Autism Book Description :

Autism is a word most of us are familiar with. But do we really know what it means? Children with autism are challenged by the most essential human behaviors. They have difficulty interacting with other people-often failing to see people as people rather than simply objects in their environment. They cannot easily communicate ideas and feelings, have great trouble imagining what others think or feel, and in some cases spend their lives speechless. They frequently find it hard to make friends or even bond with family members. Their behavior can seem bizarre. Education is the primary form of treatment for this mysterious condition. This means that we place important responsibilities on schools, teachers and children's parents, as well as the other professionals who work with children with autism. With the passage of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 1975, we accepted responsibility for educating children who face special challenges like autism. While we have since amassed a substantial body of research, researchers have not adequately communicated with one another, and their findings have not been integrated into a proven curriculum. Educating Children with Autism outlines an interdisciplinary approach to education for children with autism. The committee explores what makes education effective for the child with autism and identifies specific characteristics of programs that work. Recommendations are offered for choosing educational content and strategies, introducing interaction with other children, and other key areas. This book examines some fundamental issues, including: How children's specific diagnoses should affect educational assessment and planning How we can support the families of children with autism Features of effective instructional and comprehensive programs and strategies How we can better prepare teachers, school staffs, professionals, and parents to educate children with autism What policies at the federal, state, and local levels w

Child Protective Services Book
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Child Protective Services


  • Author : Diane Depanfilis
  • Publisher : DIANE Publishing
  • Release Date : 1992-07-01
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 98
  • ISBN 10 : 0788119486

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Child Protective Services Book Description :

Provides the foundation for casework practice in Child Protective Services (CPS). Describes the basic stages of the CPS process and the steps necessary to accomplish successfully each stage: intake, initial assessment/investigation, family assessment, case planning, service provision, and evaluation of family progress and case closure. Designed primarily for CPS caseworkers, supervisors, and administrators. Glossary. Bibiography.

The Practice of Collaborative Counseling and Psychotherapy Book

The Practice of Collaborative Counseling and Psychotherapy


  • Author : David Pare
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2012-12-19
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 477
  • ISBN 10 : 9781412995092

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The Practice of Collaborative Counseling and Psychotherapy Book Description :

This is a key text for courses in the helping professions that will assist students in learning the basic skills of helping. The course is a requirement for any student in counselling, psychotherapy or social work as it prepares students for the work they will be doing with clients. With a focus on developing skills that are collaborative by involving the client in the helping process/solution and it has an integrated focus on multicultural skills and social justice. The author first outlines the basic process of counselling and counsellor self-care, then goes on to conversation and counselling, receiving, attending, listening, positive regard, empathy and connection. He then moves onto the basics of developing a relationship with the client as well as relating to the experience. Finally, a look is taken at the treatment-planning stage via a shared experience by involving the client in the process. Every chapter contains the following pedagogy: - case study - sample dialogue - chapter objectives - boxed capsules to highlight key skills - reflections on practice - experiential exercises - questions for reflection - video demonstrations.

Model Rules of Professional Conduct Book

Model Rules of Professional Conduct


  • Author : American Bar Association. House of Delegates
  • Publisher : American Bar Association
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 187
  • ISBN 10 : 1590318730

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Model Rules of Professional Conduct Book Description :

The Model Rules of Professional Conduct provides an up-to-date resource for information on legal ethics. Federal, state and local courts in all jurisdictions look to the Rules for guidance in solving lawyer malpractice cases, disciplinary actions, disqualification issues, sanctions questions and much more. In this volume, black-letter Rules of Professional Conduct are followed by numbered Comments that explain each Rule's purpose and provide suggestions for its practical application. The Rules will help you identify proper conduct in a variety of given situations, review those instances where discretionary action is possible, and define the nature of the relationship between you and your clients, colleagues and the courts.