Choices : Interviewing and Counselling Skills for Canadians

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Intended for courses in basic counselling and/or interviewing offered in universities and colleges. These courses are typically found in Social Work, Human Services, Nursing, Criminology, and Education departments. This practice-oriented counselling textbook includes a wealth of pedagogical aids to help students understand and apply the different concepts that are introduced. It features a lucid, easy-to-follow writing style with complex ideas presented in an accessible manner. As the only Canadian text in the field, Choices holds a definite competitive advantage. Having recently written a US version of this book for Allyn & Bacon, Bob Shebib's main goal for this revision was to make the second edition more Canadian more

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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 175.26 x 233.68 x 25.4mm | 635.03g
  • Pearson Canada, Toronto
  • Prentice-Hall (Canada)
  • Scarborough, Canada
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130665851
  • 9780130665850

Table of contents

Preface. Acknowledgements. 1. An Introduction to the Skills and Process of Counselling. 2. Ethics, Values, and Self-Awareness. 3. Relationship: The Foundation for Change. 4. Listening: The Basis for Understanding. 5. Interviewing Skills: The Search for Meaning. 6. The Pursuit of Empathetic Understanding. 7. Empowerment: The Purpose of Counselling. 8. Difficult Situations. 9. Variations with Selected Target Groups. 10. Cultural Diversity: The Future of Counselling. Appendix 1: Canadian Counselling Association Code of Ethics. Appendix 2: Canadian Association of Social Workers Social Work Code of Ethics. Appendix 3: Glossary. References. more