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Effective Helping : Interviewing and Counseling Techniques

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Learn the skills and strategies you need to be an effective and empathic helper with EFFECTIVE HELPING: INTERVIEWING AND COUNSELING TECHNIQUES, Eighth Edition. Today's helpers must have a wider, more diverse range of knowledge and skills than ever before-including an understanding of culturally diverse human behavior and development, the process of change, the power of contemporary forces, and sound theories and methods of helping and communicating. This clear, applied, and respected book will help you master the skills of interviewing and relationship building to prepare you for the reality of what it's like to be a helper. It's also a resource you'll want to hold onto well into your career.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 148.6 x 214.1 x 18.5mm | 358.33g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • BROOKS/COLE
  • CA, United States
  • English
  • 8th edition
  • 1285161599
  • 9781285161594
  • 1,534,091

About Ricki E. Kantrowitz

Ricki E. Kantrowitz, Ph.D. is Professor of Psychology at Westfield State College. She has coordinated the college counseling center, school and mental health counseling master's programs, teaches undergraduate and graduate courses and has trained helping para-professionals and professionals nationally and internationally. She was a visiting lecturer for Semester at Sea and a visiting professor at the Centre for International Mental Health, The University of Melbourne. She has participated in Fulbright-Hays seminars in Korea, Hungary, and Morocco. She is a Non-Governmental Organizations Representative for the World Federation for Mental Health at the United Nations. She maintains a diverse clinical practice. : Barbara F. Okun, Ph.D., is a professor of counseling psychology at Northeastern University and a clinical instructor at Harvard Medical School. She is Training Director of the Counseling/School Doctoral program at Northeastern and teaches and supervises clinical courses. The author of numerous books and articles, Dr. Okun also trains mental health professionals internationally.show more

Table of contents

1. Introduction. 2. The Helping Relationship. 3. Communication Skills. 4. Stage 1: Building Relationships and Establishing Goals. 5. Helping Theory. 6. Current Theoretical Perspectives. 7. Introduction to Strategies. 8. Stage 2: Applying Strategies. 9. Crisis Theory and Intervention. 10. Issues Affecting Helping. Appendix A. Observer's Guide to Rating Communication Skills. Appendix B. Sample Psychotherapy Policies. Appendix C. Sample Client Information Sheet. Appendix D. What Is the HIPAA Privacy Rule?show more

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