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Guide to the Helping Professions / Edition 1
     

Guide to the Helping Professions / Edition 1

by David J. Srebalus, Duane Brown
 

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ISBN-10: 0205308449

ISBN-13: 9780205308446

Pub. Date: 10/26/2000

Publisher: Pearson

This book introduces readers to the human service profession by examining the work environment, reviewing the essential skills required of human service professionals, and guiding readers with their career planning in the field. By using case studies, examples, and self-tests, this book provides students with a realistic view of the daily

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This book introduces readers to the human service profession by examining the work environment, reviewing the essential skills required of human service professionals, and guiding readers with their career planning in the field. By using case studies, examples, and self-tests, this book provides students with a realistic view of the daily decisions that must be made by professional helpers. This guide provides an overview of the issues and problems that create a need forprofessional assistance — increasing readers' awareness of why health and human services agencies are needed. Current treatment methods and service delivery systems that best connect clients to the assistance they need are also discussed. Potential social workers or anyone interested in learning more about Human Services and the counseling profession.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205308446
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
10/26/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
317
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1.Becoming a Helping Professional.

2.Characteristics of Skilled Helpers.

3.Cultural Diversity and Helping.

4.The Skills and Techniques Used by Professional Helpers.

5.Understanding People.

6.Service Delivery Systems.

7.Counseling Individuals.

8.Working with Families.

9.Helping in a Group Setting.

10.Working with Communities.

11.Helping on the Internet.

12.Ethical and Legal Issues in the Helping Professions.

13.Becoming Employed and Advancing in a Helping Career.

14.Maintaining Your Physical and Mental Health.

15.Becoming a Helper: Some Issues That Will Influence Practice.

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