Counseling Psychology & Human Development

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 CapstonesWeb Resources  |  Citation Styles  |  Statistics |  Organizations

Dictionaries & Encyclopedias


On the Reference Shelf:


Books and journal databases each have their own "controlled vocabulary" - using the appropriate language will give you the most specific search results.

EBSCOhost ProQuest Library Catalog
 Counseling  Counseling  Public Health
 Helping behavior  Mental Health  Prosocial behavior
 Empathy   Health care seeking behavior  Empathy
 Mental health  Human behavior  Helping behavior

Article Databases

  • 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 LibraryDissertations & 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 

More e-journal recommendations can be found at the Directory of Open Access Journals.

Web Resources 

 Citation Styles  

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



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