Facilitating the Genetic Counseling Process

Facilitating the Genetic Counseling Process : A Practice Manual

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Designed as an aid to students in Genetics counseling classes and professionals interested in honing their skills, Facilitating the Genetic Counseling Process will guide the reader through the why's and how's of assisting clients with these complex issues. The authors' collective years of both teaching students and counseling clients is reflected in the clear, practical approach of this manual.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 312 pages
  • 147.32 x 233.68 x 20.32mm | 453.59g
  • Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 2003 ed.
  • 2 black & white tables, biography
  • 0387003304
  • 9780387003306
  • 486,274

Table of contents

Guidelines for Manual Users.- Genetic Counseling Models.- Attending Skills.- Primary Empathy Skills.- Gathering Information: Asking Questions and Taking Client Genetic History: Structuring the Genetic Counseling Session.- Collaborating with Clients.- Advanced Empathy and Confrontation.- Resistance, Client Affect and Client Styles.- Self-Reference.- Ethical Issues.- Information Age & Online Overload.- Recognizing Your Limits.- Appendices.show more

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