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A guide for researching topics in Counseling

What's in the Guide

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What's in this Counseling Research Guide? 

This guide is geared toward students in the SSU MA Counseling Department, including the various clinical and school counseling programs. Here's what you'll find:

Articles & Databases: Where to find research and peer-reviewed journal articles, including a list of peer-reviewed journals in counseling. 

Books & Media:  Search for books and ebooks, including some sample search tips; encyclopedias for great overviews on topics, theories, theorists and more.

Methods/Tests/Stats:  How to find psychological assessments, as well as some sources of relevant statistics. 

APA 6th ed.:  Citing your sources. Where do the periods & commas go? 

Literature Reviews:  What's a lit review, with some samples.

Annotated Bibliographies:  What's an annotated bib, with examples.    

Presentations: Tools and tips for creating presentations with pizazz.

More:  Grant sources, career resources, keeping organized.

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