Psychological Consultation: Introduction to Theiry and Practice

Psychological Consultation: Introduction to Theiry and Practice

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Psychological Consultation: Introduction to Theiry and Practice by Duane Brown, Ann C. Schulte, Walter B. Pryzwansky, Pryzwansky

The most comprehensive consultation book on the market, Psychological Consultation outlines the major theoretical approaches to consultation and offers concrete ideas about the consultation process and techniques of consultation. Two chapters are devoted to specific consultees: parents and teachers. Additional chapters deal with consultation in organizations, the consultee, the consultant, and the use of data and information to inform the consultation process. For counselors and psychologists.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780205268306
Publisher: Viacom Company
Publication date: 12/28/1997
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 318
Product dimensions: 7.25(w) x 9.59(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

PREFACE xv
CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION TO CONSULTATION
1(16)
Goal of the Chapter
1(1)
Chapter Preview
1(1)
Purpose
1(1)
Consultation: The History and the Promise
1(3)
Consultation Defined
4(4)
Consultation Contrasted to Other Helping Relationships
6(2)
Some Definitional Issues
8(2)
Terminology
8(1)
Lack of True Theories
9(1)
Internal versus External Consultants
9(1)
Cultural Assumptions
10(1)
Interventions Utilized by Human Resource Workers
10(2)
The Perspective of this Book
12(1)
The Remainder of the Book
12(1)
Summary
13(1)
Tips for the Practitioner
13(1)
Review Questions
13(1)
References
13(4)
CHAPTER 2 MENTAL HEALTH CONSULTATION
17(28)
Goal of the Chapter
17(1)
Chapter Preview
17(1)
Roots of Mental Health Consultation
17(2)
Basic Concepts in Mental Health Consultation
19(2)
Definition of Consultation
19(2)
Fundamental Assumptions in Mental Health Consultation
21(2)
The Consultation Process
23(3)
Building a Relationship with a Consultee Institution
24(1)
Establishing Relationships with Consultees
24(1)
Assessment
25(1)
Interventions
25(1)
Follow-up and Evaluation
25(1)
Types of Mental Health Consultation
26(9)
Client-centered Consultation
26(2)
Consultee-centered Case Consultation
28(3)
Theme Interference
31(2)
Program-centered Administrative Consultation
33(1)
Consultee-centered Administrative Consultation
34(1)
Further Developments in the Mental Health Consultation Model
35(6)
Research on the Mental Health Consultation Model
36(1)
Modifications to Mental Health Consultation
36(2)
Mental Health Consultation in the Schools
38(1)
Beyond Mental Health Consultation
39(2)
Implications for Practice
41(1)
Summary
41(1)
Tips for the Practitioner
42(1)
Review Questions
42(1)
References
42(2)
Answers to Learning Exercises
44(1)
CHAPTER 3 BEHAVIORAL APPROACHES TO CONSULTATION
45(24)
Goal of the Chapter
45(1)
Chapter Preview
45(1)
Behavioral-Operant Model
46(9)
Communication in Consultation
46(3)
The Process of Consultation
49(5)
Status of Behavioral Consultation
54(1)
A Social Learning Theory Model
55(10)
Social Learning Constructs
55(1)
Assumptions and Values
55(2)
The Role of the Consultant in the Consultation Process
57(1)
The Process of SLM Consultation
57(5)
Types of interventions for Both Consultees and Clients
62(3)
Cultural Limitations
65(1)
Summary
65(1)
Tips for the Practitioner
66(1)
Review Questions
66(1)
References
66(1)
Answers to Learning Exercises
67(2)
CHAPTER 4 ADLERIAN CONSULTATION
69(13)
Goal of the Chapter
69(1)
Chapter Preview
69(1)
Background
69(1)
Adlerian Theory
70(2)
The Emergence of Personality
71(1)
Consultation
72(5)
Preventative Approaches
72(4)
Remedial Strategies
76(1)
The Consultation Process
77(1)
Relationship
77(1)
Assessment
77(1)
Goal Setting and Intervention
77(1)
Follow-up Sessions and Termination
78(1)
Cultural Limitations
78(1)
Empirical Support
79(1)
Summary
79(1)
Tips for the Practitioner
79(2)
Review Questions
81(1)
References
81(1)
Answers to Learning Exercises
81(1)
CHAPTER 5 ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE THROUGH CONSULTATION
82(22)
Goals of the Chapter
82(1)
Chapter Preview
82(1)
Principles of Systems Theory
83(4)
Systems Principles and Organizational Functioning
83(4)
Organizational Development Consultation
87(10)
The Entry Process
87(1)
Diagnosis--Some General Considerations
88(1)
Diagnosis--A Systems Perspective
89(3)
Goal Setting and Intervention
92(4)
Selecting and Approach
96(1)
Evaluation and Termination
97(1)
Principles of Organizational Change
97(4)
Principle One: Organizational Variables
97(1)
Principle Two: Intervention Design
98(1)
Principle Three: Managing Resistance
99(1)
Principle Four: Locus of Consultant
99(1)
Principle Five: Role of Leadership
100(1)
Principle Six: Reinforcement
100(1)
Principle Seven: Systems Perspective
100(1)
Summary
101(1)
Tips for the Practitioner
101(1)
Review Questions
101(1)
References
102(1)
Answers to Learning Exercises
103(1)
CHAPTER 6 CONSULTATION STAGES AND PROCESSES I
104(34)
Goal of the Chapter
104(1)
Chapter Preview
104(1)
Stages of Consultation
105(17)
Entry into the Organization
105(5)
Initiation of a Consulting Relationship
110(3)
Assessment
113(3)
Problem Definition and Goal Setting
116(2)
Strategy Selection
118(3)
Implementation
121(1)
Evaluation
121(1)
Termination
122(1)
Interpersonal Processes
122(11)
Overview of Carkhuff's Model of Helping
122(2)
Establishing the Consultation Relationship
124(3)
Facilitating Consultee Understanding
127(5)
Culturally Sensitive Consultation
132(1)
Summary
133(1)
Tips for the Practitioner
133(1)
Review Questions
133(1)
References
134(3)
Answers to Learning Exercises
137(1)
CHAPTER 7 CONSULTATION STAGES AND PROCESSES II
138(22)
Goals of the Chapter
138(1)
Chapter Preview
138(1)
Roles of the Consultant
139(3)
Role Taking
141(1)
Resistance
142(4)
Factors That Increase Resistance
144(2)
Overcoming Resistance
146(2)
Internal versus External Consultants
148(2)
Cross-Cultural Consultation
150(2)
Models of Cross-Cultural Consultation
151(1)
Organizational Variables and the Consultation Process
152(4)
Summary
156(1)
Tips for the Practitioner
156(1)
Review Questions
157(1)
References
157(2)
Answers to Learning Exercises
159(1)
CHAPTER 8 THE SKILLS AND CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CONSULTANT
160(17)
Goal of the Chapter
160(1)
Chapter Preview
160(1)
Characteristics of the Consultant
161(2)
Skills of the Consultant
163(8)
Multicultural Knowledge and Skills
163(2)
Prerelationship/Preentry and Entry
165(1)
Relationship Skills
166(1)
Consultants as Problem Solvers: General Considerations
167(3)
Problem Identification and Goal Setting
170(1)
Intervention Selection and Implementation
171(1)
Evaluation and Termination
171(1)
Needed Research
171(2)
Summary
173(1)
Tips for the Practitioner
173(1)
Review Questions
173(1)
References
174(2)
Answers to Learning Exercises
176(1)
CHAPTER 9 THE CONSULTEE AS A VARIABLE
177(19)
Goal of the Chapter
177(1)
Chapter Preview
177(1)
Expectations and Preferences of the Consultee
178(3)
Expectations
178(1)
Preferences
179(2)
Consultee Characteristics Affecting Process
181(8)
Experience
181(1)
Perceptions of Consultants' Styles
182(1)
Ethnic Background
182(2)
Consultees' Perceptions of Consultants
184(1)
The Consultee as Problem Solver
185(1)
Personality
186(2)
Affect: Emotional State of the Consultee
188(1)
Consultee Training
189(3)
Training during Consultation
190(1)
Professional Development Training
191(1)
Summary
192(1)
Tips for the Practitioner
192(1)
Review Questions
192(1)
References
193(3)
CHAPTER 10 DATA-BASED DECISION MAKING IN CONSULTATION
196(32)
Goal of the Chapter
196(1)
Chapter Preview
196(1)
Monitoring the Consultation Process
197(8)
Entry
197(2)
Process
199(1)
Termination
200(5)
Evaluation
205(2)
Evaluation Models
205(1)
Evaluation Criteria
206(1)
Purposes of Evaluation
206(1)
Steps in Consultation Evaluation
207(1)
Uses of Evaluation Data
208(1)
Goal Attainment Scaling: An Example of Outcome Evaluation
209(1)
Instrumentation
209(2)
Summary
211(1)
Tips for the Practitioner
211(1)
Review Questions
211(1)
References
211(2)
Appendix A-Appendix I
213(15)
CHAPTER 11 CONSULTATION WITH PARENTS
228(21)
Goals of the Chapter
228(1)
Chapter Preview
228(1)
Empirical Support
228(1)
Parent Consultation and Other Parental Interventions
229(1)
Models of Family Consultation
230(1)
Behavioral
230(1)
Eclectic Models: General Considerations
230(1)
An Eclectic Approach
230(1)
The Assumptions of the Approach
231(1)
From Social Learning Theory (Bandura, 1977, 1986)
231(1)
From Mental Health Consultation (Caplan, 1970)
231(1)
From Systems Theory (Bateson, 1972; Capra, 1982)
231(1)
From the Multicultural Literature
231(1)
The Process
232(9)
Initiating the Contact
232(2)
Assessment
234(4)
Goal Setting
238(1)
Explaining Psychological Principles
238(1)
Selecting Intervention Strategies
239(1)
Follow-up and Evaluation
240(1)
Avoiding Therapy
240(1)
Termination
241(1)
Group Parental Consultation
241(1)
Some Special Considerations
242(1)
Resistance
242(1)
Working with One Parent
243(1)
Some Brief Case Studies
243(3)
The Case of Jamie
243(1)
The Case of Gerrard
244(2)
Summary
246(1)
Tips for the Practitioner
246(1)
Review Questions
247(1)
References
247(1)
Answers to Learning Exercises
248(1)
CHAPTER 12 CONSULTATION WITH TEACHERS
249(23)
Goal of the Chapter
249(1)
Chapter Preview
249(1)
Constraints Limiting Teacher Consultation
250(4)
The Consulting Teacher Models
254(3)
Instructional Consultation
256(1)
Collaboration
257(2)
Group Consultation
259(3)
Task Groups
259(1)
The "C" Group
259(2)
Issue Groups
261(1)
Peer Consultation
261(1)
The 15-Minute Consultation
262(4)
Steps to Follow
262(3)
Constraints and Strengths
265(1)
Session One
265(1)
Session Two (Later the same day)
266(1)
Session Three
266(1)
Session Four
266(1)
Session Five and Six
266(1)
Some Final Thoughts about Teacher Consultation
266(2)
Summary
268(1)
Tips for the Practitioner
268(1)
Review Questions
269(1)
References
269(3)
CHAPTER 13 ETHICAL AND LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS
272(15)
Goal of the Chapter
272(1)
Chapter Preview
272(1)
Purposes of Codes of Ethics
272(1)
Ethical Principles
273(6)
Principle One: Competence
273(1)
Principle Two: Protecting the Welfare of Clients
274(2)
Principle Three: Maintaining Confidentiality of Disclosures
276(1)
Principle Four: Responsibilities When Making Public Statements
277(1)
Principle Five: Social and Moral Responsibility
278(1)
Principle Six: Relationships with Other Consultants
279(1)
Ethical Decision Making
279(1)
Enforcing Ethical Standards
280(1)
Potential Legal Difficulties
281(3)
Legal Actions against the Consultant
281(3)
Other Legal Concerns
284(1)
Summary
284(1)
Tips for the Practitioner
285(1)
Review Questions
285(1)
References
285(1)
Answers to Learning Exercises
286(1)
CHAPTER 14 ISSUES IN CONSULTATION
287(20)
Goal of the Chapter
287(1)
Chapter Preview
287(1)
Direct or Indirect Services
287(1)
Classification Schemes
288(2)
Consultation as a Profession
290(1)
The Limits of Consultation
290(1)
Choosing a Consultation Model
291(2)
The Controversy over Collaboration
293(1)
The Controversy over Behavioral Consultation
294(1)
Asking for Help
294(2)
Dealing with Consultee Feelings
296(1)
The Involvement of the Consultant
297(1)
To Manipulate or Not to Manipulate
298(2)
Consultant as Scholar Practitioner
300(1)
Research Directions
301(1)
Summary
302(1)
Tips for the Practitioner
302(1)
Review Questions
302(1)
References
303(4)
NAME INDEX 307(8)
SUBJECT INDEX 315

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