Skills and Tools for Today's Counselors and Psychotherapists: From Natural Helping to Professional Counseling (with DVD) / Edition 1

Skills and Tools for Today's Counselors and Psychotherapists: From Natural Helping to Professional Counseling (with DVD) / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
0534644902
ISBN-13:
9780534644901
Pub. Date:
08/26/2005
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
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Skills and Tools for Today's Counselors and Psychotherapists: From Natural Helping to Professional Counseling (with DVD) / Edition 1

Develop essential counseling communication skills, learn to apply knowledge and skills to the core areas you'll encounter as a helping professional, andexplores the ethical, professional and cross-cultural issues so important to the counseling endeavor with SKILLS AND TOOLS FOR TODAY'S COUNSELORS AND THERAPISTS; FROM NATURAL HEALING TO PROFESSIONAL COUNSELING and its accompany DVD. Role plays and demonstrations of counseling skills and process stages, presented on the accompanying DVD, provide students with the opportunity to see these essential skills in action.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780534644901
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 08/26/2005
Series: Skills, Techniques, & Process Series
Edition description: Book and CD
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 528,217
Product dimensions: 7.38(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

Section I: UNDERSTANDING THE NATURE OF THE HELPING RELATIONSHIP. 1. From Natural Helper to Professional Counselor. 2. The Stages of the Counseling Relationship. 3. Ethical, Professional, and Cross-Cultural Issues. Section II: CLINICAL SKILLS: ATTITUDES AND TECHNIQUES FOR EFFECTIVE COUNSELING. Introduction to Section II. 4. Attitudes and Characteristics of the Effective Clinician. 5. Foundational Skills: Non-Verbal Behavior, Silence, Pause Time, Listening, Paraphrasing, and Empathy. 6. Information Gathering: Questions, Structured Interviews, Assessment Procedures, and Writing a Case Report. 7. Commonly Used Skills: Affirmation Giving, Encouragement, Modeling, Self-disclosure, Confrontation, Offering Alternatives, Information Giving, Advice Giving, and Collaboration. Section III: CLINICAL TOOLS: MANAGING THE CHANGE PROCESS. Introduction to Section III. 8. Diagnosis: Developing DSM-IV-TR Skills. 9. Case Conceptualization: Understanding the Client's Concerns. 10. Treatment Planning: Building A Plan For Change. 11. Case Management: Monitoring and Documenting the Professional Relationship. Epilogue. Part IV: Professional Toolboxes. Toolbox A: Websites of Codes of Ethics of Select Mental Health Professional Associations. Toolbox B: Counseling Diverse Clients. Toolbox C: Clinical Report. Toolbox D: Overview of Axis I and Axis II of DSM-IV-TR. Toolbox E: In Association with the DVD, Applying Clinical Tools with Alice.

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