ACA Encyclopedia of Counseling


ACA Encyclopedia of Counseling


Editor: American Counseling Association

Contributing author: Virginia Kelly


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Book Contribution


Virginia Kelly is a contributing author, "Factor Analysis." Book description: This premiere counseling reference book is ideal for students, educators, supervisors, researchers, and practitioners seeking to quickly and efficiently update or refresh their knowledge of the most important topics in counseling. More than 400 entries span the 2009 CACREP core areas used in counselor preparation, continuing education, and accreditation of counseling degree programs, making this a perfect text for introductory counseling classes or for use as a study guide when preparing for the National Counselor Exam. The ACA Encyclopedia of Counseling goes beyond simply defining counseling concepts by making the material come alive through its user-friendly writing style and format; instructive examples that connect readers to practice, teaching, supervision, and research; and its helpful cross-referencing of entries, boldfaced important terminology, and suggested resources for further study.



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Publication Information

Kelly, Virginia. "Factor analysis." In The American Counseling Association (Ed.), ACA Encyclopedia of Counseling. Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association, 2009.


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