Counseling and Psychotherapy with Persons with Mental Retardation and Borderline Intelligence / Edition 1

Counseling and Psychotherapy with Persons with Mental Retardation and Borderline Intelligence / Edition 1

by Douglas C. Strohmer, H. Thompson Prout
     
 

This book is based on the premise that counseling and psychotherapy services are useful and effective interventions with the mental retardation and borderline populations. The chapters focus on issues relevant to intervention (assessment, characteristics of emotional problems), specific techniques and adaptations of techniques for use with this population. The

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Overview

This book is based on the premise that counseling and psychotherapy services are useful and effective interventions with the mental retardation and borderline populations. The chapters focus on issues relevant to intervention (assessment, characteristics of emotional problems), specific techniques and adaptations of techniques for use with this population. The outstanding contributors are all scholars and practitioners with experience in working with individuals with mental retardation and borderline intelligence. The volume provides a comprehensive overview of issues and applications and will serve as the standard counseling and therapy reference work in this area.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471162056
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/01/1994
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Issues in Counseling and Psychotherapy (H. Prouvét & D.Strohmer).

An Overview of Psychopathology (J. Sevin & J. Matson).

Assessment in Counseling and Psychotherapy (H. Prouvét & D.Strohmer).

Individual Counseling Approaches (H. Prouvét & R. Cale).

Individual Behavioral Counseling Approaches (D. Strohmer & P.Spengler).

Group Counseling and Psychotherapy (D. Brown).

Family Interventions (H. Cobb & W. Gunn).

Vocational Counseling with Persons with Mental Retardation (E.Levinson, et al.).

Index.

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