Becoming a Helper

Becoming a Helper

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Emphasizing the helper's role in working with others, this text highlights the struggles, anxieties and uncertainties of helpers and defines the process of becoming a helper. Beginning with a discussion of the motivation for wanting a career in the helping professions, the authors encourage readers to examine their personal motives and needs for helping, and challenge them to be honest in assessing what they will get from their work. This book should be of interest to students considering careers in the helping professions.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 162.56 x 231.14 x 17.78mm | 362.87g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • BROOKS/COLE
  • CA, United States
  • 6th ed.
  • 0534092829
  • 9780534092825

Table of contents

Are the helping professions for you? Getting the most from your education and training. The helper in the helping process. Values and the helping relationship. Common concerns facing beginning helpers. Self-exploration and personal growth. Managing stress. Dealing with the professional burnout. Ethical dilemmas. Appendices. Index.show more

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