Theory, Practice, And Trends In Human Services

Theory, Practice, And Trends In Human Services

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Neukrug's easy-to-understand text addresses critical topics in Human Services, thereby providing you with a comprehensive overview of the field. The book addresses the field's history, theory, helping skills, and professional standards, as well as techniques for working in group counseling, family counseling, and community systems. Neukrug also addresses research, evaluation, assessment, normal and abnormal human development, career issues, and multicultural awareness, all of which figure prominently into the knowledge and skill base that informs the human services worker's daily responsibilities. The book is further distinguished by its experiential emphasis, unique use of personal vignettes, and focus on the development of the helper.
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  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 182.88 x 228.6 x 15.24mm | 612.35g
  • Broadman & Holman Publishers
  • Nashville, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • black & white illustrations, black & white line drawings, black & white tables, figures
  • 0840028563
  • 9780840028563

About Benjamin Keen

Edward S. Neukrug is the former Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling and currently Professor of Counseling and Human Services at Old Dominion University, Dr. Edward S. Neukrug has taught counselor education and human services for over thirty years. In addition, he has worked as a substance abuse counselor, a counselor at a crisis center, an outpatient therapist at a mental health center, an associate school psychologist, a school counselor, and as a private practice psychologist and licensed professional counselor. Dr. Neukrug has written dozens of articles and chapters in books, has authored eight books, and was the editor of THE SAGE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THEORY IN COUNSELING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY. Books he has written include: EXPERIENCING THE WORLD OF THE COUNSELOR: A WORKBOOK FOR COUNSELOR EDUCATORS AND STUDENTS (4th Edition); COUNSELING THEORY AND PRACTICE; SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES FOR HUMAN SERVICE PROFESSIONALS; and ESSENTIALS OF TESTING AND ASSESSMENT FOR COUNSELORS, SOCIAL WORKERS, AND PSYCHOLOGISTS (3rd Edition). He has also developed DVDs that demonstrate counseling skills and techniques, an interactive website where users can "meet" major theorists of counseling and psychotherapy and learn more about them and their theories (www.odu.edu/~enekrug), and an interactive survey where one can identify his or her view of human nature (http://ww2.odu.edu/~enekrug/therapists/survey.html).
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Table of contents

1. Defining the Human Service Professional. 2. The Human Service Profession: History and Standards. 3. Theoretical Approaches to Human Service Work. 4. The Helping Interview: Skills, Process, and Case Management. 5. Development of the Person. 6. Human Systems: Couples and Families, Groups, Organizational and Community, Administrative and Counseling Supervision. 7. Advocacy, Social Justice, and Multicultural Issues. 8. Working with Diverse Clients. 9. Research, Evaluation, and Assessment. 10. Trends in the Human Services Afterword: Your Future in Human Services. Glossary. Author Index. Subject Index. Appendix A: Ethical Standards of Human Service Professionals. Appendix B: The Holland Codes.
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