Intentional Helping

Intentional Helping : A Philosophy for Proficient Caring Relationships

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Appropriate as a supplemental text in Counseling Practicum, Counseling Theory & Techniques, or internship seminar.This text was designed to help students create a professional perspective of integrating care with knowledge and skill. It also advocates establishing healthy and helpful relationships for the benefit of people who seek counseling assistance. Built on the rich tradition of caring advocated by many leaders in the field, this supplemental text distinguishes itself by recognizing the importance of intentionality in caring. The text guides students through a brief presentation that assists them in their development as intentional helpers.
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  • Paperback | 114 pages
  • 180.3 x 284 x 7.1mm | 213.19g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130858455
  • 9780130858450

Table of contents

1. The Heart of Helping. 2. Intentionality and Caring. 3. Anatomy of Intentional Caring. 4. Creating Caring Messages. 5. Doing for Oneself What You Expect of Others. 6. Beyond the Helping Relationship.
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About John J. Schmidt

John J. (Jack) Schmidt is a professor and chair of the Counselor and Adult Education Department at East Carolina University (ECU). Named Distinguished Professor for the ECU School of Education in 1999, he has been a teacher, counselor, school system director of counseling services, state coordinator of school counseling services, and university professor for more than 30 years. Dr. Schmidt is an active writer, having published more than 50 professional articles, chapters, technical manuals, and books, including A Survival Guide for the Elementary/Middle School Counselor, Counseling in Schools (4th ed.), Living Intentionally and Making Life Happen, and Invitational Counseling, with William W. Purkey. A recipient of many professional honors and awards, Dr. Schmidt has been active in the counseling profession, holding many state positions, including president of the North Carolina Counseling Association, and serving on the editorial boards of professional journals. He also served several terms on the Board of Licensed Professional Counselors in North Carolina.
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