Interviewing and Change Strategies for Helpers: Fundamental Skills and Cognitive Behavioral Interventions / Edition 6 available in Hardcover
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- Cengage Learning
This respected text skillfully combines evidence-based interviewing skills and cognitive-behavioral intervention change strategies applicable to a wide range of client ages, cultural backgrounds, and problems in living. The book interweaves attention to conceptual and empirical foundations with an emphasis on practical skills and real-life factors in contemporary settings with diverse clientele. Long commended for its synthesis of up-to-date professional knowledge with case models, learning activities, and guided feedback, INTERVIEWING AND CHANGE STRATEGIES FOR HELPERS: FUNDAMENTAL SKILLS AND COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTIONS, Sixth Edition, features a new streamlined and reader-friendly design, as well as essential new information on vital topics such as ethics, critical thinking, client resistance, exposure therapy, the helping relationship, and recent developments in cognitive behavior therapy. These valuable additions complement a proven instructional format focusing on essential knowledge, skills, values, and tools needed by today's professional helpers.
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About the Author
Sherry Cormier is Professor Emerita in the Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling, and Counseling Psychology at West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia. She is a licensed psychologist in the state of West Virginia. Her current research and practice interests are in counseling and psychology training and supervision models; issues impacting girls and women; health, wellness, and stress management; and grief recovery. She lives at the beach near the Chesapeake Bay and enjoys kayaking, yoga, biking, hiking, reading, and music in her leisure time.
Paula S. Nurius is the Grace Beals Ferguson Scholar, Professor, and Associate Dean in the School of Social Work at the University of Washington in Seattle. Dr. Nurius is a mental health specialist with research, practice, and teaching experience that addresses perception and responding under conditions of stress and trauma. She brings particular concern for vulnerable, marginalized populations and to fostering prevention and resilience-enhancing interventions. Her current scholarship focuses on childhood and cumulative life course stress, including impacts of maltreatment, nonviolent adversity, and poverty on physical, mental, and behavioral health disparities. She enjoys the outdoor life of the Pacific Northwest with her husband, daughter, and schnoodle pooch.
Cynthia J. Osborn is Professor of Counselor Education and Supervision at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. She is a licensed professional clinical counselor and a licensed chemical dependency counselor in Ohio. Her research, clinical practice, and teaching have focused on addictive behaviors and counselor supervision from the perspectives of motivational interviewing and solution-focused therapy. Additional scholarship has addressed case conceptualization and treatment planning skills, and stamina and resilience in behavioral health care. She enjoys reading character novels and practicing yoga, and she and her husband together enjoy exercising and the company of their Bichon Frise dog, Jake.
Table of Contents
1. About this Book. 2. Building Your Foundation as a Helper. 3. Understanding Nonverbal Behavior. 4. Ingredients of an Effective Helping Relationship. 5. Listening Responses. 6. Influencing Responses. 7. Conceptualizing and Assessing Client Problems, Concerns, and Contexts. 8. Conducting an Interview Assessment With Clients. 9. Identifying, Defining, and Evaluating Outcome Goals. 10. Clinical Decision-Making and Treatment Planning. 11. Imagery and Modeling Strategies. 12. Reframing, Cognitive Modeling, and Problem Solving Strategies. 13. Cognitive Change and Cognitive Restructuring Strategies. 14. Stress Management Strategies. 15. Meditation and Relaxation Strategies. 16. Exposure Strategies. 17. Self-Management Strategies: Self-Monitoring, Stimulus Control, Self-Reward, and Self-Efficacy. 18. Strategies for Working With Resistance: Solution-Focused Therapy and Motivational Interviewing.