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UED 620: Legal and Ethical Issues in Counseling: Introduction

This guide will provide resources for your research in UED 620



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How to Find a Book on the Shelf

The Library uses the Library of Congress classification system to organize the books on the shelves.  This system uses a combination of letters and numbers referred to as LC Call Numbers. Books related to Counseling may be found under the following LC Call Numbers:

BF   Psychology

BJ   Ethics

BL   Religions, Mythology, Rationalism

HM  Sociology (General)

HQ  The Family, marriage and women

HV  Social Pathology, Social & Public Welfare, Criminology

For more information on how to read the LC call numbers and locate a book on the shelf: LC Call Numbers

Subject Headings

Subject terms to use when searching databases:

School counseling

Professional ethics

Educational counseling

Student counselors

Counseling students

Educational guidance

School guidance

Student assistance programs

Selected Journals

Child Development
Child Psychiatry and Human Development
Counselor Education and Supervision
Developmental Psychology
Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology
Journal of Counseling Psychology
Journal of Learning Disabilities
Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development
Journal of School Counseling
Journal of School Psychology
Professional School Counselor
Psychology in he Schools
School Psychology Review