Human Relations

Human Relations : A Game Plan for Improving Personal Adjustment

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For freshman/sophomore-level courses in Adjustment, Human Relations, and Interpersonal Relationships.Using class participation, group discussion, and student activities, this interactive and user-friendly "workbook" teaches students practical skills for dealing with everyday situations. It balances coverage of theoretical concepts and research with interesting personal stories, anecdotes, and case studies, and applies theoretical concepts throughout. The author's counseling background and sense of humor in dealing with serious subjects encourages students to try new behaviors in a safe environment. Students are given opportunities for practicing new skills in improving human relations.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 215.9 x 279.4 x 19.1mm | 752.98g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130175714
  • 9780130175717

Table of contents

I. LAYING THE FOUNDATION. 1. Reaching Out. 2. Self Awareness. 3. Expanding Comfort Zones. II. BUILDING TOGETHER. 4. Dealing with Emotions. 5. Family Influences. 6. Developing Close Relationships. 7. Human Sexuality. III. MEETING THE WORLD. 8. Coping Skills. 9. Life Changes. 10. Positive Living.show more

About Loren Ford

LOREN FORD received his Master's Degree in Psychology from California State University in 1974 and has worked at several mental health facilities doing therapy with adolescents and families. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Oregon and has a part-time private practice there.Since 1977, Loren has been on the faculty at Clackamas Community College in Oregon City. He teaches a number of classes on personal development, including Human Relations, College Success, Lifespan Human Development, and Introduction to Counseling.Loren and his family moved to Portland since the last edition of the book, but he promises to head back to the country as soon as he retires. His family includes his wife, Leslie, 5-year-old twins Sadie and Evan, 12-year-old son Riley, and a recently married 20-year-old daughter, Maegann.Music is Loren's main passion and personal mental health therapy. He has played guitar and mandolin in a number of bands in the Northwest.show more