The Essential Counselor: Process, Skills, and Techniques available in Hardcover
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- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
The Essential Counselor teaches students to use a developmental model of assessment as a way to choose strategies for treating a broad spectrum of clients and provides the skills needed to work with them. In addition, the text provides a realistic view of the day-to-day aspects of counseling, including working with HMOs and insurance limitations. New counselors will benefit from a manageable amount of detail that incorporates all the pertinent topics, and a solid foundation in the relationship-building skills used in counseling sessions. Main topicssuch as case management, supervision, brief counseling, and group and couples/family counselingare discussed in a conversational style supported by the author's own experience.
|Publisher:||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company|
|Product dimensions:||6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)|
Table of Contents
1. An Invitation to Counseling Work 2. The Effective Counselor 3. Setting the Stage 4. Skills for Engaging a New Client 5. Assessment, Goal Setting, and Action Planning 6. Skills for Developing the Relationship 7. Skills for Furthering Relationship Development 8. Developing Ethical and Cultural Competency 9. Essential Action Skills: Working Toward Goals 10. Skills For Managing Crisis Situations 11. Advanced Action Skills: Moving Beyond Stability 12. Exceptional Counseling Challenges 13. Skills for Ending 14. The Whole Counselor: Maintaining Health and Perspective