Competency Based Counseling

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This book demonstrates how counselors can help people to use the resources they already have so they can address issues that come up in life. The authors show that most people have within themselves the strengths and resources to confront the issues positively that trouble their lives. The counseling method elicits resiliency, assets, and successful experiences from the client's past to foster positive change in the present. Case studies are included, drawn especially from ...
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Competency-Based Counseling: Building on Client Strengths

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Overview

This book demonstrates how counselors can help people to use the resources they already have so they can address issues that come up in life. The authors show that most people have within themselves the strengths and resources to confront the issues positively that trouble their lives. The counseling method elicits resiliency, assets, and successful experiences from the client's past to foster positive change in the present. Case studies are included, drawn especially from marriage and family counseling.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780800629779
  • Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
  • Publication date: 11/1/1998
  • Series: Creative Pastoral Care and Counseling Series
  • Pages: 164
  • Sales rank: 1,195,177
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Editor's Foreword
Foreword
Introduction 1
1 Why "Competency-Based" Counseling? 7
2 Assuming a Competency-Based Stance 27
3 A Map for Competency-Based Counseling Part I: Getting Oriented 39
4 A Map for Competency-Based Counseling Part II: Getting on the (Short) Road to Change 65
5 Two Case Examples of Competency-Based Counseling 83
6 Resource Focus: It's Not Just for Counseling Anymore! 97
7 A Cautionary Note to Go Slowly 125
Notes 135
References 137
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