ISBN-10:
0787986453
ISBN-13:
9780787986452
Pub. Date:
12/03/2008
Publisher:
Wiley
Helping College Students: Developing Essential Support Skills for Student Affairs Practice / Edition 1

Helping College Students: Developing Essential Support Skills for Student Affairs Practice / Edition 1

by Amy L. Reynolds
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Overview

There is a need for a book that fully examines the specific and unique awareness, knowledge, and skills that are necessary for student affairs and other practitioners to be effective and ethical in their helping, counseling, and advising roles. This book addresses the core assumptions and underlying beliefs that impact the helping, counseling, and advising roles and skills that are central to higher education. It synthesizes and integrates information from traditional counseling therapy texts and offers examples of how to utilize such skills within student affairs. Written for faculty members and professionals.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780787986452
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/03/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 287,589
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Amy L. Reynolds, PhD, is a licensed psychologist and assistant professor in the Department of Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology at the State University of New York at Buffalo. She teaches core courses and advanced seminars for master's students in mental health counseling and doctoral students in counseling psychology. She is coauthor of Multicultural Competence in Student Affairs from Jossey-Bass.

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Table of Contents

Foreword.

Preface.

About the Authors.

PART 1: UNDERSTANDING THE HELPER'S ROLE.

1. Student Affairs Practitioners as Helpers.

2. Mental Health Needs and Realities on Campus.

3. Ethical Implications for Helping in Higher Education.

4. Underlying and Relevant Helping Theories (John A. Mueller).

PART 2: ESSENTIAL HELPING SKILLS.

5. Becoming a Multiculturally Competent Helper.

6. Microcounseling Skills (Marcia Roe Clark).

7. Conflict and Crisis Management.

8. Group Dynamics and Skills.

9. Supervision.

10. Looking to the Future: Integrating the Helping Role.

References.

Index.

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