This second edition of Interviewing and Counseling in Communicative Disorders: Principles and Procedures is the most complete, the most current, and the most practical book available on the topic. The author covers a full range of topics including the various types of interviewing and counseling, the stages of these interactions, and the skills and techniques for effective interviewing and counseling. Additionally, separate chapters are dedicated to high-interest areas such as multicultural factors, professional and ethical matters, and methods for working with difficult situations. The author's easy-to-read writing style will appeal to every reader, and his extensive referencing allows for further pursuit of specific areas of interest. The practical appendices offer checklists for self-evaluation and learning, and each chapter's introduction and concluding comments highlight the key points covered.
Obtaining information/working w/linguistically & culturally diverse clients/ethical & professional matters.
A new edition of the manual guiding counselors working with communicative disorders in the protocols and techniques of effective interviewing and counseling. Shipley (speech-language pathology, California State U., Fresno) overviews the process and prerequisites for good interviewing, the emotional factors that affect communication, and the particular skills required to obtain and provide information. Additionally, the volume offers discussions dedicated to high interest counseling areas such as multiculturalism, ethics, and methods for working with difficult situations. Includes appendices of checklists for self-evaluation. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)