Social Cognition and Individual Change: Current Theory and Counseling Guidelines

Social Cognition and Individual Change: Current Theory and Counseling Guidelines

by Aaron M. Brower, Paula S. Nurius
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803938837

ISBN-13: 9780803938830

Pub. Date: 10/26/1993

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This clearly-written book provides an introduction to a cognitive-ecological approach to counselling and clinical practice. The authors examine theoretical underpinnings and key components, and discuss the strengths and limitations of the approach. They present examples that show practitioners how the model can enhance work with clients and apply it to relevant

Overview

This clearly-written book provides an introduction to a cognitive-ecological approach to counselling and clinical practice. The authors examine theoretical underpinnings and key components, and discuss the strengths and limitations of the approach. They present examples that show practitioners how the model can enhance work with clients and apply it to relevant stages of practice - including assessment, goal setting and intervention planning.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803938830
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/26/1993
Series:
SAGE Sourcebooks for the Human Services Series , #26
Pages:
299
Product dimensions:
5.48(w) x 8.76(h) x 0.96(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Characteristics of a Cognitive-Ecological Model
The Niche and the Self-System
Basic Elements for Working with the Cognitive-Ecological Model in Direct Practice
Goal Striving, Possible Selves, and Possible Niches
Social Perception and the Practitioner
Assessment
Goal-Setting and Contracting
Intervention Planning and Implementation
Feedback and Follow-Through
Epilogue
Appendix
Case Study
Jeanne

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