`Those who claim to have counselling among their skills should read this book and reflect on their own practice. This would in itself be a growth experience for many' - British Journal of Psychiatry `The author rewards one with a wealth of interventions which are, as the subtitle suggests, very creative but also very practical' - Nursing Times Helping the Client is the bestselling text which has long been used as the basis of interpersonal skills training in a wide range of professions from medicine to management. Based on John Heron's well-known six category model, the book presents different forms of helping behaviour which can be adopted by any practitioner working face-to-face with a client. Drawing on his many years of experience as a therapist, consultant and teacher, the author explores the contexts and issues associated with these different forms of helping and, for each, describes a wide range of practical interventions for the practitioner to use. He examines the objectives of helping, states of personhood, the many ways in which helping can degenerate, the preparation and training of the practitioner, and examples of how the interventions can be used by different occupational groups. Helping the Client is the Fifth Edition of the book originally entitled Six Category Intervention Analysis. Revised and enlarged throughout, with a new chapter on co-working, the book remains essential reading for the development of interpersonal skills, in counselling, management, health care, social work, youth and community work, education, and many other professions.
Provides the foundation for casework practice in Child Protective Services (CPS). Describes the basic stages of the CPS process and the steps necessary to accomplish successfully each stage: intake, initial assessment/investigation, family assessment, case planning, service provision, and evaluation of family progress and case closure. Designed primarily for CPS caseworkers, supervisors, and administrators. Glossary. Bibiography.
Helping Your Shy And Socially Anxious Client presents a breakthrough therapeutic approach to treating social anxiety. In a world dominated by extroverts, being shy or socially anxious can make life especially challenging. And while there is nothing wrong with being naturally introverted, avoiding social contact due to extreme fear and anxiety can be very damaging both mentally and physically. As a therapist, you understand that avoidance can often make a client’s anxiety worse. But many clients with shyness and social anxiety believe they can never change. In fact, they may strategically adjust their lives to avoid social activities or situations that make them uncomfortable. In a sense, they allow their social "muscles" to atrophy, and in the end may become even more alienated and despondent. There is hope. Just as physical fitness strengthens the body, "social fitness" can be developed through habit and action. In Helping Your Shy and Socially Anxious Client, shyness expert Lynne Henderson presents the Social Fitness program—a twelve session cognitive behavioral model for clients with shyness and social anxiety. Inside, mental health professionals will learn powerful tools for helping clients strengthen their social skills, track their successes, and learn to cope with setbacks or hurdles. The techniques described in this manual were developed for the Stanford Shyness Clinic by Philip Zimbardo, and are currently being used by the Shyness Institute in Berkeley to educate therapists and other counselors. Find out more at shyness.com.
How can health professionals teach diabetes education without getting sucked into the restrictive-eating, appearance-based, weight-loss trap? Diabetes Counseling and Education Activities: Helping clients without harping on weight, is the culmination of 20 years of teaching experience by a Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian, and Mindful Eating pioneer. Motivational Interviewing is the counseling method used throughout this manual to demonstrate how to teach diabetes care by presenting 14 different activities. Learn about:Embracing a Weight-Neutral Approach to Diabetes CareThe Insulin Knife: Part 1The Insulin Knife: Part 2Thermostat: Understanding the Cause of Insulin ResistanceBlood Sugar Rocket¿How Much Work?¿ A Deeper Dive into Diet Food ChoicesUsing Food LabelsHypoglycemia, Hunger & Fullness with Diabetes What About Weight? Inactivity and Exercise ResistanceBlood Sugar Experiments - Using the Meter Liver Sponge - Explaining Hepatic Glucose Release Emotional Eating and Disordered Eating in Type 2 DiabetesTo make this manual easy to use, each of activity is organized in a similar way, providing you with why, when, and how to introduce the activity in the counseling session. The learning objective and detailed counseling dialog help you shift to goal-planning and documenting the visit.
This comprehensive book is essential for would-be counselors, those working in the helping professions, and anyone who uses counseling skills as part of their work. With its practical, hands-on approach, a wealth of case studies, examples of skills, illustrations, exercises, and extensively updated resource sections, this updated edition is a valuable tool for tutors of counseling skills courses.
This book conveys the 'how' and 'why' of counseling as it helps you understand the struggles, anxieties, and uncertainties you'll encounter on the road to becoming an effective helper. This edition includes useful new information on ethics, diversity, and social activism. As you progress through the book's self-assessments and inventories that encourage the self-reflection process ---along with discussions on the reality of what it is to be a helper---you'll be able to examine your own motives and aptitude for becoming helpers.
Presenting practical strategies for violence assessment and prevention that are grounded in solid empirical research, this book guides social work practitioners and students to provide state-of-the-art treatment to aggressive clients while reducing violence risks. Effective methods are described together with specific recommendations for approaching, engaging, and intervening with potentially violent clients in both office and field settings. Skills development exercises, case analyses, and guidelines for developing and implementing an agency safety plan enhance the book's utility as a training text and professional resource.
This respected text skillfully combines evidence-based interviewing skills and cognitive-behavioral intervention change strategies applicable to a wide range of client ages, cultural backgrounds, and problems in living. The book interweaves attention to conceptual and empirical foundations with an emphasis on practical skills and real-life factors in contemporary settings with diverse clientele. Long commended for its synthesis of up-to-date professional knowledge with case models, learning activities, and guided feedback, INTERVIEWING AND CHANGE STRATEGIES FOR HELPERS: FUNDAMENTAL SKILLS AND COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTIONS, Sixth Edition, is a comprehensive book equally well suited to comprehensive courses and more specialized courses dealing with practice domains such as interviewing, relationship building, and assessment; empirically supported intervention strategies; and topical foci such as stress management, cognitive change interventions, and working with affect management and relapsing populations. The comprehensive, up-to-date features of this book make it one that students tend to retain for later reference in their professional work. In addition, you now have new options for using the book for more specialized needs: a bound version of the first half of the book for courses focusing on interviewing, relationship building, and assessment (ISBN 0495143928) and a bound version of the second half of the book for courses focusing on empirically supported intervention strategies (ISBN 0495143936). These valuable additions complement a proven instructional format focusing on essential knowledge, skills, values, and tools needed by today’s professional helpers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
This book provides practitioners with the basis for discovering their own guidelines within the broad limits of professional codes of ethics and divergent theoretical positions. To help you make these wise, informed decisions, it provides you with coverage of the latest standards and research, a discussion of a range of diverse views on the central issues of the profession, and case vignettes and open questions that invite you to develop an internalized, personal perspective.
Synthesizing more than 20 years of research in forgiveness, this practical and well-documented sourcebook explains the process of forgiveness in psychotherapy and is written for all mental health practitioners regardless of their theoretical orientation.
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is a development of the work of Carl Jung, who suggested the basic personality types of introversion and extraversion and the components of intuition, sensation, thinking and feeling. The indicator provides insights into and offers a framework for use in counselling, education, careers guidance and management.
Becoming an Ethical Helping Professional takes mental health professionals on a wide-ranging tour of ethics—covering both the theoretical as well as practical aspects of providing sound, ethical care. A unique and comprehensive resource, this book challenges students and professionals to consider both the process and the content of making ethical choices as a helping professional.
This highly practical guide for both experienced and novice professionals and students reveals the steps involved in the crucial first meeting with a client. The authors approach the task of an initial interview by providing an overview of the therapeutic process and what to expect from clients. The book also explores the practical basics of therapy - counsellor-client roles, physical settings, communication dynamics, assessment and diagnosis, record-keeping, goals and contracts and trust-building. Individual chapters discuss specialist topics such as working with couples and families, the role of culture and ethnicity, when and how to refer clients with serious problems, and legal and ethical issues.
`The new Fifth Edition shows Richard Nelson Jones at his very best: clear, concise and helpful in a practical way. I strongly recommend this text' - Windy Dryden, Professor of Counselling, Goldsmiths College, London 'A welcome update...creating a powerful and stimulating learning experience'- Pat Beardsworth, Director, Welsh Centre for Counselling Psychology, Swansea 'Richard Nelson Jones's use of lifeskills counselling provides significant added value to our services, particularly with our more difficult clients '- David Stratford, Director, Davidson & Associates, Melbourne 'An excellent practical book, packed with useful information. An ideal text for training courses' - Stephen Palmer, Centre for Stress Management, London 'This book provides a secure base from which the counsellor can practice in an empathic, effective and ethical manner' - Robert Bor, Professor of Psychology, City University, London 'A unique combination of theory, skills and practical activities in a highly informative and impressively detailed text' - Ken Fisher, Bolton Institute 'A great training book....extremely useful for a wide variety of counselling, helping and pastoral care settings' - Dr Ron Perry, Director, Institute for Counselling, Sydney, Australia 'Invaluable and interesting text and exercises for building a broad range of counselling skills' - Dr Doug Farnill, Faculty of Medicine, Sydney University, Australia This new Fifth Edition of Richard Nelson-Jones' bestselling Practical Counselling & Helping Skills presents the core skills needed to be a successful counsellor. Fully revised and updated, the text is based on the Relationship-Understanding-Changing (RUC) lifeskills counselling model. This provides a systematic approach for clients to develop specific lifeskills to change how they feel, think, communicate and act, and this book provides ways for the counsellor to facilitate this
With its practical, experiential approach, the Second Edition of Applied Helping Skills: Transforming Lives covers the basic skills and core interventions needed to begin seeing clients. By approaching therapy as an art rather than from a prescriptive diagnostic position, this text encourages readers to look at every situation differently and draw from their embedded knowledge to best serve the individuals in their care. Authors Leah Brew and Jeffrey A. Kottler weave humor and passion into their engaging prose, effectively conveying their excitement and satisfaction for doing helping work.
In line with current government policy and related recommendations, and evidence-based clinical practice guidelines, mental health students will be increasingly required to either engage in, or be appropriately familiar with, the principles of cognitive behavioural interventions. This book guides the reader through the fundamental principles of the approach in its various mental health application contexts, enabling them to gain the confidence to engage in the supervised, safe and evidence-based application of these principles. It will be a useful guide for mental health students who are experiencing their 'novice' exposure to practice situations during their diploma or degree course.
Covering the essential content and procedures a home care aide needs to know, Mosby’s Textbook for the Home Care Aide, 3rd Edition prepares you for success in this rapidly growing field. A clear approach makes the book easy to use and understand, featuring hundreds of full-color photographs and drawings along with step-by-step procedures for skills performed by home care aides. Updated and expanded in this edition are chapters on meeting the client’s nutritional needs and on getting and keeping a job. Written by home care experts Joan Birchenall and Eileen Streight, this textbook prepares you for the many types of situations you may encounter as a home care aide. Hundreds of full-color photos and drawings depict key ideas and clearly demonstrate procedure steps. Procedures provide step-by-step, easy-to-understand instructions on performing important skills and tasks. UNIQUE! A cast of caregivers, including a supervisor and four home care aides, are highlighted in scenarios that provide realistic examples of the types of situations you are likely to encounter in the home care environment. Guidelines for Observing, Recording, and Reporting (ORR) are highlighted throughout the text, emphasizing the home care aide’s responsibilities for observing and documenting the client’s condition and care. Key considerations and reminders are presented in color font to emphasize the importance of performing these actions. Objectives and Key Terms in each chapter focus your attention on essential information. Chapter summaries and study questions review the key points in each chapter. Updated/Expanded Meeting the Client’s Nutritional Needs chapter includes the new MyPlate food guide and new nutrition guidelines. Updated/Expanded Getting a Job and Keeping It chapter reflects the job prospects and challenges of today, including the realities of moving between states and differences in certification requirements. Updated equipment photos are included. Evolve companion website includes skills competency checklists and an audio glossary.
This book takes a collaborative approach to legal interviewing and counseling. It suggests that clients will be best served when lawyers and clients work together to resolve problems. Under a collaborative decision-making model, the client controls most decisions, but the lawyer structures the process and provides advice in a manner that is likely to yield wise decisions. The Counselor-at-Law explores the major approaches to legal interviewing and counseling and outlines the available research on the psychology and the sociology of clients and lawyers. This book explores communication and decision-making theory, memory and recall, power and submission, personality types, and ethics. From this base, the authors construct a model of interviewing and counseling based on the techniques that are effective in real-life encounters. They also include psychological type theory and explain how it can be used to improve a lawyer's communication, interviewing, and counseling skills. This innovative casebook provides students with a template for effective legal interviewing and counseling. The most effective legal counselors are the ones instilled with respect for the client, cognizant of building rapport, aware of the psychological dynamics of the lawyer-client relationship, and equipped with technical communication skills to gather information without sacrificing rapport. This eBook features links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.
Chang, Scott, and Decker's multilayered teaching and learning system presents a creative blend of learning methods and clear presentation of topics to help students think like practitioners and apply foundational skills to real-world practice. Students first read about professional practice and the skills required to work effectively with clients. Students then think and write about the ideas and concepts presented in the text by completing homework exercises following each new concept. Next, students watch and discuss the accompanying DVD (available for packaging with the text), which demonstrates how to use the skills covered in the text with an individual, family, or group. Furthermore, the text's modified case-based method introduces a continuing case, one section at a time, throughout the chapters, which helps students learn how to think like professionals. Finally, exercises with specific directions for role-playing the client, practitioner, and peer supervisor, followed by a simple evaluation tool completed by the peer supervisor and practitioner, promote practice and evaluation. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Integrating a unique conceptual- and skills-based approach, HELPING PROCESS: ASSESSMENT TO TERMINATION presents the methodology of the helping process as it is practiced in the human service field. The strong applied approach of this worktext includes an innovative content chapter/skill chapter format. Skills/techniques are introduced in an overview chapter, which is followed by a chapter that provides case examples and worksheets enabling students to put what they learn into practice. Five chapters focus on the application of skills necessary for assessing, intake interviewing, planning, building a case file, implementing, and terminating work with clients. HELPING PROCESS is thoroughly grounded in strength-based helping. Featuring a multicultural emphasis throughout, it details the helping process using quotes, in-depth case studies, vignettes, and examples from front-line service providers such as counselors, case managers, and social workers to illustrate and reinforce key concepts. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.