Description : BASIC AND ADVANCED COUNSELING provides a unique emphasis on skill assessment, helping students evaluate and improve their counseling techniques. Authors Marlowe Smaby and Cleborne Maddux use a framework of self-assessment tools and guided observations by experienced counselors the Skilled Counselor Training Model to encourage students to develop an accurate appraisal of their own skill levels. In addition, a DVD developed in conjunction with the text helps students connect classroom lessons to practical situations. BASIC AND ADVANCED COUNSELING offers students training on how to transfer counseling skills to actual counseling sessions, as well as how to promote positive outcomes with clients. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Description : A Counseling Primer, second edition, introduces students to the profession of counseling, reviews its training curriculum, discusses current professional standards, and presents basic counseling skills. The text is designed to answer students’ most commonly asked questions around the who, what, where, when, why, and how of counseling. Updated and aligned with the eight 2016 CACREP core areas, the second edition includes new chapters by experts from seven entry-level specialty areas, including school counseling, career counseling, and mental health counseling. The book also contains useful features to enhance the learning experience, including case examples, class handouts and activities, a sample syllabus, discussion questions, and more. A variety of online resources including instructor’s manual, PowerPoint slides, tests, class activities, and student supplements are also available for download. In a comprehensive and accessible format, A Counseling Primer, second edition, provides students with a succinct, up-to-date picture of the counseling profession and the tools they need to make their contribution to the field.
Description : `This is another well planned and well organized textbook specifically aimed at students in training as counsellors and psychotherapists, who have already completed an introductory course' - British Journal of Guidance and Counselling `Richard Nelson-Jones' focus on skilling the client provides a valuable toolkit, making explicit what is implicit in many counselling models. His "Skilled Client Model" provides an excellent substitute for Egan's "Skilled Helper" - Zoë Fitzgerald-Pool, Director of Training & Development, CSCT Limited `A text which provides trainers and trainees alike with a veritable treasure-house of creative ideas' - Brian Thorne, Emeritus Professor of Counselling, University of East Anglia and Co-Founder, Norwich Centre `The "skilled client model" is a distinct advance, I think... and very helpful' - Ron Perry, Director, Institute of Counselling, Sydney 'The book is written in a clear and orderly fashion.... Therapy is a process and learning is a process too, and this textbook will undoubtedly assist trainees to move along their own process of learning and becoming reflective and effective practitioners' - Stefania Gribcic, Counselling Psychology Review Essential Counselling and Therapy Skills is written for trainees who are beginning to work with clients under supervision. Building on what has been learnt during introductory courses, the book supports students in the next stage of their practical skills development. Written by leading author, Richard Nelson-Jones, Essential Counselling and Therapy Skills is a step-by-step guide to therapeutic work using the`skilled client model'. Central to this innovative approach, is the assumption that the skill of counsellors and therapists lies in their capacity to impart skills to clients. The book focuses on: establishing collaborative working relationships; working with clients to find shared definitions of their problems; enabling clients to improve how they think, communicate and act; and dealing with questions of diversity, ethical practice and the value of supervision. Accessibly written, the book contains numerous skill-building activities and case examples, making Essential Counselling and Therapy Skills an ideal textbook for practical skills training in counselling, counselling psychology, psychotherapy and other helping professions.
Description : Partnership with students, involving them more in decisions which effect their education, can improve both motivation and behaviour. This is recognised by recent legislation, notably the Code of Practice for special needs. The contributions in this collection first consider issues such as empowerment and sources for learning and behaviour difficulties. The central sections, written by respected experts, look at different kinds of partnership and how they can be used, including peer tutoring, counselling, contracts, class-based support, self- monitoring and a range of whole school approaches.
Description : "David Balk, who has devoted most of his professional life to teaching and especially with college students and their life journeys, offers Helping the Bereaved College Student as a major contribution to the field...The author meets an important need by addressing the presence of grief among college students that is often unnoticed and unaddressed."--Illness, Crisis and Loss Approximately one-fourth of all college students suffer the loss of a family member or friend during their college career, yet the prevalence of bereavement on the college campus is largely unrecognizedósometimes by even the bereaved students themselves. This is the only volume to comprehensively address the ways in which bereavement may affect the college student, and guide mental health professionals in effectively treating this underserved population. Authored by an internationally known expert on bereavement, the book culls the wisdom gained from 25 years of research. It considers the major models of bereavement, grief, and mourning as they apply to the particular life stage and environment of the college student, and includes student narratives, treatment exercises and activities, and issues regarding self-disclosure. This volume will be a vital tool in helping college students to grieve in a constructive manner while avoiding potential obstacles to a successful college career. Key Features: Provides helpful exercises and interventions to guide academic advisors, college counselors, and campus ministries in helping bereaved students Applies major models of bereavement, grief, and mourning specifically to the experience of the college student Includes vivid case studies of students in mourning Incorporates current research about grieving patterns
Description : Written by Gerard Egan, this manual parallels the main text, "The Skilled Helper, Sixth Edition," and allows students to practice communication skills and each of the steps of the model in private before using them in actual face-to-face helping interactions with others.
Description : Introduction to Counselling Skills is a practical and engaging textbook for use on introductory courses aimed at developing fundamental counselling skills. Combining explanations, examples and activities, the book will be invaluable in a wide range of educational, voluntary and professional settings. Whether intending to work as counsellors or to use counselling skills in other professional roles, students will find this an essential source of information and guidance. A highly experienced teacher and bestselling author, Richard Nelson-Jones demonstrates the central importance of warm and humane helping relationships, and encourages students to use their hearts as well as their heads in developing their counselling skills. Written in a clear and approachable style, the book explains: · what counselling skills are · how to improve listening skills · ways of clarifying and expanding understanding · changing communications, actions and thinking · how to conduct sessions · ethical issues. Each chapter incorporates a list of intended outcomes, a summary and practical activities to help students in their learning. Numerous examples and case studies are included throughout and a glossary of terms is provided for quick reference. Introduction to Counselling Skills will encourage students to bring out the best in themselves, and to develop as skilled and humane helpers.