Counseling Theories and Techniques for Rehabilitation Health Professionals / Edition 1

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This text provides a state-of-the-art treatment of the dominant theories and techniques of counseling and psychotherapy from a rehabilitation perspective. Written by recognized experts in their content areas, the book focuses on several knowledge domains underlying the practice of counseling in rehabilitation settings. These domains are presented within the framework of the major theoretical approaches to counseling and applications are explained as they relate specifically to people with disabilities. Case examples are used throughout the text. Basic techniques and selected professional issues related to practice are also presented.

This collection will be useful for practitioners as well as for upper-level undergraduates and graduate students in rehabilitation counseling/psychology and other rehabilitation health care disciplines such as nursing, occupational therapy, and physical therapy.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826123848
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/17/2004
  • Series: Springer Series on Rehabilitation, #15
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 496
  • Product dimensions: 6.28 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.17 (d)

Meet the Author

Fong Chan
, PhD, CRC, is Professor and Co-Director of the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Evidence-Based Practice in Vocational
Rehabilitation, Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Chan is a licensed Psychologist and a
Certified Rehabilitation Counselor. He is also a Fellow in the American Psychological Association (APA) and a National Institute on Disability and
Rehabilitation Research Distinguished Research Fellow. Dr. Chan has published more than 250 refereed journal articles and book chapters. He is also the
Editor of three textbooks and a study guide in Rehabilitation Counseling and Rehabilitation Psychology. He has received nine Research Awards fromm the
American Rehabilitation Counseling Association, the Research Award from the American Counseling Association, the James R. Garrett New Career Research
Achievement Award from the APA, Division of Rehabilitation Psychology, the James R. Garrett Distinguished Career in Rehabilitation Research Award from the
American Rehabilitation Counseling Association), and the Educator of the Year Award from the National Council on Rehabilitation Education.

Norman L. Berven, PhD, is a professor and chair of the Rehabilitation Psychology Program, Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is licensed as a psychologist and as a professional counselor by the State of Wisconsin and also holds the certified rehabilitation counselor credential. He is a fellow in the American Psychological Association and is a member of several professional associations in counseling, rehabilitation counseling, assessment, and counselor education. Berven has published more than 65 papers in professional journals and textbooks on topics related to rehabilitation counseling, assessment, and counselor education and training. He has received the James Garrett Award for a Distinguished Career in Rehabilitation Research from the American Rehabilitation Counseling Association (ARCA), the ARCA Distinguished Professional Award, seven ARCA Research Awards, and the American Counseling Association (ACA) Research Award.

Kenneth R. Thomas, D.Ed.,
is Professor Emeritus of Rehabilitation Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has published three books and numerous refereed journal articles and book chapters in a broad range of academic disciplines, including Rehabilitation Counseling, Rehabilitation Psychology, Professional Counseling, and
Psychoanalysis. Dr. Thomas is a Past-President of the American Rehabilitation Counseling Association, a Fellow in three divisions of the American
Psychological Association (Counseling Psychology, Rehabilitation Psychology, and Psychoanalysis), and a recipient of the James Garrett Award for a
Distinguished Career in Rehabilitation Research. In 1998, he received the Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award from the University of Wisconsin-Madison
School of Education.

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Table of Contents

Section I: Introduction
• An Introduction to Counseling for Rehabilitation Health Professionals, Norman L. Berven, Kenneth R. Thomas, and Fong Chan
Section II: Counseling Theories
Psychodynamic Approaches
• Psychodynamic Therapy, Hanoch Livneh and Jerome Siller
• Adlerian Therapy, Warren R. Rule
Humanistic Approaches
• Person-Centered Counseling in Rehabilitation Professions, John See and Brian Kamnetz
• Gestalt Therapy, Charles Edmund Degeneffe and Ruth Torkelson Lynch
• Logotherapy, Josphe N. Ososkie and Jerome J. Holzbauer
Cognitive and Behavioral Approaches
• Behavior Therapy, Jennifer L. Stoll
• Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, Elizabeth A. Swett and Steven P. Kaplan
• Rational-Emotive Behavior Therapy, Gregory G. Garske and Malachy L. Bishop
• Reality Therapy, Joseph Turpin and Joseph N. Ososkie
• The Trait-Factor Approach, John F. Kosciulek and David J. DeVinney
Section III: Basic Techniques
• Basic Counseling Skills, Lynn C. Koch, Connie McReynolds, and Phillip D. Rumrill
• Group Procedures, Ruth A. Huebner
• Family Counseling, John F. Kosciulek
• Career Counseling, Edna Mora Szymanski, Penny Willmering, Molly Tschopp, Timothy Tansey, and Nathalie Mizelle
Section IV: Special Considerations
• Substance Abuse Counseling, David B. Peterson, Anna Helene Skinstead, and Robert W. Trobliger
• Counseling People with Physical Disabilities, Daniel W. Cook
• Counseling Intervention and Skills Training for People With Psychiatric Disabilities, Marie Ciavarella, Patrick W. Corrigan, John Hilburger, Chow S. Lam, and Fong Chan
• Persons with Mental Retardation Who Present Significant Behavioral and Emotional Challenges: A Habilitative Mental Health Therapy Approach to Treatment, William I. Gardner, Elizabeth Watson, and Kimberly M.L. Nania
• Multicultural Rehabilitation Counseling: Challenges and Strategies, Elias Mpofu, Richard Beck, and Stephen G. Weinrach
Section V: Professional Issues
• Clinical Supervision in Rehabilitation Settings, James T. Herbert
• Risk Management for Rehabilitation Counseling and Related Professions, Linda R. Shaw
• Counseling and Rehabilitation Outcomes, Brian Bolton


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