ESSENTIALS OF INTENTIONAL INTERVIEWING offers you and your students a shorter, more incisive version of the Iveys' best-selling INTENTIONAL INTERVIEWING AND COUNSELING-one in which every sentence and concept has undergone a thorough review to ensure both relevance and clarity for beginning helpers. This text is designed to be accessible to every student of the helping professions, with an active voice, a modular style that allows more flexibility, and a multicultural focus that reflects the diverse nature not only of your classroom, but of society today. And perhaps most importantly, the authors have retained their renowned Microskills model of teaching students vital interviewing skills step-by-step. Offer your students a text that truly meets their needs, with ESSENTIALS OF INTENTIONAL INTERVIEWING.
Allen E. Ivey is a distinguished university professor (emeritus) at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and professor of counseling at the University of South Florida, Tampa (courtesy appointment). He is president of Microtraining Associates, an educational publishing firm. A diplomate in counseling psychology, Dr. Ivey was honored as a "Multicultural Elder" at the National Multicultural Conference and Summit. He is author or co-author of more than 40 books and 200 articles and chapters, translated into 18 languages. He is the originator of the Microskills approach, basic to this book.
Mary Bradford Ivey is vice president of Microtraining Associates and courtesy professor of counseling, University of South Florida, Tampa. A former school counselor for the Amherst, Massachusetts, schools, she has served as visiting professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst; University of Hawai'i, Manoa; and Flinders University, South Australia. Dr. Ivey earned her undergraduate degree in social work and education from Gustavus Adolphus College, a master's degree in counseling from the University of Wisconsin, and her doctorate in organizational development at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She is the author or co-author of twelve books, translated into multiple languages, and several articles and chapters. A Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) and a licensed mental health counselor (LMHC), she has held a certificate in school counseling. She has presented workshops and keynote lectures with Dr. Allen Ivey throughout the world, including Australia, New Zealand, Japan, China, Israel, Greece, Sweden, Canada, Great Britain, Portugal, and Germany. She is also known for her work in promoting and explaining development guidance and counseling in the United States and abroad. Dr. Ivey received national recognition when her elementary counseling program at the Fort River School was named one of the ten best in the nation at the Christa McAuliffe Conference. She is one of the first fifteen honored Fellows of the American Counseling Association and is also a recipient of the American Counseling Association's O'Hana Award for her work in multicultural counseling in the schools.
Section I: INTRODUCTION. 1. Skilled Interviewing and Counseling. 2. Ethics, Multicultural Competence, and Wellness. 3. Attending and Observation Skills: Basic to Communication. Section II: HEARING CLIENT STORIES: HOW TO ORGANIZE AN INTERVIEW. 4. Questions: Opening Communication. 5. Encouraging, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing: Skills of Active Listening. 6. Observing and Reflecting Feelings: A Foundation of Client Experiencing. 7. How to Conduct an Interview Using Only Listening Skills. Section III: HELPING CLIENTS GENERATE NEW STORIES THAT LEAD TO ACTION: INFLUENCING SKILLS AND STRATEGIES. 8. Supporting While Challenging: Confrontation. 9. Focusing the Interview: Exploring the Story from Multiple Perspectives. 10. Reflection of Meaning and Interpretation/Reframing: Helping Clients Restory Their Lives. 11. Self-disclosure and Feedback: Bringing Immediacy into the Interview. 12. Logical Consequences, Information/Advice, and Directives: Helping Clients Move Into Action. Section IV: SKILL INTEGRATION, TREATMENT PLANNING, AND USING THEORY WITH MICROSKILLS. 13. Decisional Counseling, Skill Integration, and Developing Treatment Plans. 14. Integrating Microskills with Theory: Person-Centered, Cognitive-Behavioral, and Brief Counseling. 15. Examine and Define Your Personal Style: How Will You Integrate Theory and Practice? Appendix I: The Ivey Taxonomy: Skill Definitions and Predicted Results From the Use of Each Skill or Strategy. Appendix II: Family Genogram.