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INTRODUCTION TO COUNSELING brings you the most complete and up-to-date information on what counseling is as well as its history, theoretical orientations, applications, and professional issues. In this edition, new co-author David S. Shepard adds his years experience to the text to show you how to apply the most recent counseling theories to your future professional practice. Throughout the text, you will explore unflinching accounts of the day-to-day realities of being a counselor that will help you prepare for a career with your eyes and heart wide open.
This innovative teaching and learning package offers an interactive combination of a worktext, CD-ROM, and videocassette to cover the fundamental counseling responses (skills) found in any of the helping professions. A basic primer to teach helping responses, it doesn't delve into the underlying theories or any of the more advanced techniques. It's basically a how-to project for those learning to become counselors. Using worktext, videocassette, and CD-ROM, users will learn a new, simplified model for recognizing and using counseling responses. This unparalleled package is the ideal vehicle to provide students with a simple format for learning basic counseling responses like empathy, paraphrasing, and self-disclosure. Plus, the complete package is priced affordably to effectively meet the needs of different approaches and budgets. For example, you can use it alone or in concert with a book that takes a theories approach.
This current, engaging, and practice-oriented text is your complete resource for mastering the many facets of family therapy. In this Seventh Edition of their respected text, Irene and Herbert Goldenberg examine and explain traditional and evolving viewpoints, perspectives, values, intervention techniques, and goals of family therapy. The authors provide practice-oriented content that will help you become an empathic and effective family therapist. The new edition includes the latest references and contemporary thinking on central issues such as family resiliency, alternative forms of family life today, gender, culture, and ethnic considerations. This edition also contains the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Code of Ethics-a great reference that will help you understand the importance of ethical practices.
Basic and Avanced Counseling Skills: Skilled Counselor Training Model
BASIC AND ADVANCED COUNSELING provides a unique emphasis on skill assessment, helping you evaluate and improve your counseling technique. Authors Marlowe Smaby and Cleborne Maddux use a framework of self-assessment tools and guided observations by experienced counselorsâ€”the Skilled Counselor Training Modelâ€”to encourage you to develop an accurate appraisal of your own skill level. In addition, a DVD developed in conjunction with the text helps you connect classroom lessons to practical situations. BASIC AND ADVANCED COUNSELING offers you training on how to transfer counseling skills to actual counseling sessions, as well as how to promote positive outcomes with clients.
This text for first-year graduate students in the helping professions offers guidance for the upcoming years of study. As a handbook or supplement, Thriving! enables students to excel in their personal and professional lives as they train for their careers. Throughout the text, students are provided with practical advice and the necessary tools for a rewarding and fulfilling educational experience.
THE GRIEF ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTION WORKBOOK: A STRENGTHS PERSPECTIVE is an exceptional new workbook that provides focused, practical guidance to help students function effectively in their roles as helpers when dealing with the dying or death of clients or clients' loved ones. Designed for use in social work and counseling courses on grief and loss, grief counseling, and bereavement therapy courses, the text can also serve as a valuable supplemental resource for practice or field courses across multiple disciplines. Using a strengths-perspective approach, the authors explore various theories of grief and delineate several intervention approaches, including developmental and cultural factors that impact the severity of grief reactions. The text also provides several grief assessment instruments used by practitioners, in-depth case scenarios to illustrate key concepts, and hands-on exercises for applying grief assessment and intervention techniques.
Theory-Based Treatment Planning for Marriage and Family Therapists: Integrating Theory and Practice
This text is a treatment planner and theory guide for therapists working from systemic and postmodern approaches. Unlike existing resources, this treatment planner provides a means to directly integrate family therapy theory and practice. By providing treatment planning strategies along with complete overviews of specific theories, the book provides a remedy for the common "missing link" between theory and practice. The purpose of this book is to fill the ever-widening gap between formal training in theory and actual practice in managed-care dominated workplaces. The text covers 11 of the most widely used family therapies providing a summary for each theory and then specific strategies for developing a treatment plan.
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