Doing Good: Passion and Commitment for Helping Others

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Overview

This text is intended to inspire people to make a difference in their work. Told through the experiences of those who "do good" as a vocation, it reflects the realities of helping others through those who are successful and flourishing in their work. Focused on helping beginners to feel good about their commitment to service, it is thus appropriate as a text in both under-graduate and graduate courses in counselling, human services, social work, education, and similar survey courses. It is also of use to both professionals and those involved in volunteer helping efforts.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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What People Are Saying

Jeffrey A. Kottler
It is the voices of counselors, therapists, nurses, physicians, philanthropists, teachers, public service personnel, and volunteers who give this book life. It is through their eyes, and hearts, that you will enter the world of doing good. (From the Preface)
Howard Rosenthal
"Ideal for aspiring counselors, psychologists, nurses, human service workers, and educators...Another in a string of winners for Dr. Kottler. (Howard Rosenthal, Ed.D., author of Encyclopedia of Counseling and Favorite Counseling and Therapy Techniques)
Tom Blume
"Dr. Kottler has influenced a whole generation of mental health professionals with his fresh, honest, and challenging stores of the joys and pain we all experience. This book provides the newcomer to the field with a heartfelt welcome... (Tom Blume, Ph.D., Oakland University)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781560328872
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 6/28/2000
  • Series: Accelerated Development Series
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 453,334
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Welcome With Open Arms. Why Do People Help Others and What Do They Get Out of It? Voices From Those Who Help. Reading Minds and Other Superpowers. The Price Paid. How Helping Works. The Process of Lasting Change. Excuses and Obstacles to Overcome. Where Can You Go Next?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 15, 2000

    Insightful and refreshing.

    Presents an insightful, refreshing examination of compassion and altruism and how these behaviors manifest themselves in our lives. Dr. Kottler makes a convincing case for the presence of innate human goodness. The results of his study provided a wonderfully uplifting portrait of human potential.

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