A Students' Companion for Basic Introductory Courses
Author: Pete Sanders
View: 872Famous for his accessible, jargon-free style, Pete Sanders' introductory counselling training text is chosen by thousands of tutors and students every year. A course in itself, the current fourth edition provides an absolutely up-to-date text covering theory, personal-development and building helping skills. Amazon customers say 'Fantastic - excellent'; 'Awesome'; 'Buy it '
Author: Gail Evans
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
View: 622Discover the practical skills for helping others. Whether you are considering becoming a counsellor, have to provide some form of counselling as part of your job, or are simply interested in communicating well, Counselling Skills For Dummies provides the perfect introduction to the practical basics of counselling. Starting with a thorough guide to the qualities, knowledge and skills needed to become a ‘listening helper’, the book goes on to provide a framework for a counselling session, helping you to successfully manage a potentially daunting process. Counselling Skills For Dummies, 2nd Edition: Illustrates how you can create a positive relationship between listener and speaker Teaches you how to structure a helping conversation Explains how asking the right questions are important to the progression of the relationship between speaker and listener Shows how you can better understand yourself, which is a crucial step in ensuring that you break down your own barriers to listening
A Students' Companion for Degrees, HE Diplomas and Vocational Courses
Author: Pete Sanders,Alan Frankland,Paul Wilkins
Publisher: Pccs Books
View: 7761Focuses on the practice of core counselling and professional skills, with vignettes, activities, notes from practice, full references, suggestions for further reading and a running glossary.
Author: Fiona Ballantine Dykes,Traci Postings,Barry Kopp,Anthony Crouch
View: 7112Are your students looking to use counselling skills to enhance their existing helping role? Are they taking the first steps towards becoming a professional counsellor? This practical guide will provide readers with the ideal ‘way-in’, showing them what helping and counselling is all about. Part 1: Counselling Skills will introduce readers to the underpinning knowledge and practical tools needed to develop a range of helping skills for use in a variety of helping roles, showing what it means to work safely and ethically. Part 2: Counselling Studies will help them take their understanding further by considering in detail important theories and professional issues, preparing them to work as a professional counsellor. Part 3: Counselling Study Skills will offer practical advice and hints and tips to help them make the best start on their counselling portfolio, including journal and essay writing skills, research skills and how to get inspired and overcome blocks to learning. The new edition now includes a more detailed discussion of key theories, has a new chapter on self care, and is fully up to date with the occupational and professional standards and ethical frameworks. Packed full of practical activities and written in a supportive conversational style, this book is essential reading for anyone wanting to learn counselling skills or embarking on their first stage of training to be a counsellor.
Text and Activities
Author: Richard Nelson-Jones
View: 7528From leading skills expert Richard Nelson-Jones, this bestselling book is the ideal companion for any trainer or trainee wanting to acquire and develop the counselling skills key to effective therapeutic relationships. Using an easy to follow, three-stage model, this fourth edition provides the answers to those all important questions: - what are counselling skills and why are they important? - how can I become more skilled and put the skills I have learnt into practice? - what skills will help me manage crises and work effectively with diversity, ethical issues and dilemmas? - how can I help my client to develop their own self-helping skills and maintain change after the counselling relationship has terminated? Accessible, practical and concise, this new edition is packed full of up-to-date case examples, more material on self-care and diversity, as well as a brand new chapter on "Using Technology in Counselling". This is the ideal text for introductory courses in counselling skills, counselling and other professional areas including health care, management, education and social work. Richard Nelson-Jones has many years' experience as a counsellor, trainer and psychotherapist. His books have helped train thousands of counsellors and helpers worldwide. He is a Fellow of the British and Australian Psychological Societies and of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.
Author: Derald Wing Sue,Miguel E. Gallardo,Helen A. Neville
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
View: 3155"Case Studies in Multicultural Counseling and Therapy is a magnificent resource that will help create a greater bridge of understanding between the academic, research, and applied domains of the mental health professions." —From the Foreword by Thomas A. Parham, PhD, Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs, University of California, Irvine; Distinguished Psychologist, Association of Black Psychologists An indispensable collection of real-life clinical cases from practicing experts in the field of multicultural counseling and psychotherapy Case Studies in Multicultural Counseling and Therapy is a one-of-a-kind resource presenting actual cases illustrating assessment, diagnostic, and treatment concerns associated with specific populations. The contributors—well-known mental health professionals who specialize in multicultural counseling and psychotherapy—draw on their personal experiences to empower therapists in developing an individually tailored treatment plan that effectively addresses presenting problems in a culturally responsive manner. Providing readers with the opportunity to think critically about multicultural factors and how they impact assessment, diagnosis, and treatment, this unique book: Covers ethical issues and evidence-based practice Integrates therapists' reflections on their own social identity and how this may have influenced their work with their clients Considers the intersectionality of racial/ethnic, class, religious, gender, and sexual identities Contains reflection and discussion questions, an analysis of each case by the author, and recommended resources Includes cases on racial/ethnic minority populations, gender, sexuality, poverty, older adults, immigrants, refugees, and white therapists working with people of color Aligns with the ACA's CACREP accreditation standards, tha APA guidelines for multicultural competence, and the AMCD Multicultural Counseling Competencies
A Comprehensive Introduction
Author: Garrett McAuliffe
View: 6659"The Second Edition of Culturally Alert Counseling is a thorough update to the first comprehensive guide to culturally alert counseling, complete with a companion demonstration DVD. Co-author and editor Garrett J. McAuliffe expands the traditional "definition" of multicultural counseling from the usual two categories of race and ethnicity to seven groupings: race, ethnicity, gender, religion/spirituality, disability, class, and sexual orientation. With case vignettes and interactive activities, students will be informed, moved, and changed by the encounters with culture that lie in these pages. The book and companion DVD encourage readers to examine the complex nature of culture and how it impacts all stages of the counseling process."--Publisher's website.
Author: Bob Thomson
Category: Business & Economics
View: 6135First Steps in Coaching is an essential guide for anyone starting out in the coaching profession and for existing coaches seeking to develop their craft. It is a practical introduction to the theory, skills and art of coaching. The book's structure follows the reader's progression from novice to professional coach, making it an indispensable companion every step of the way. Part one - Learning to Walk - sets out the basics of coaching and considers the key skills of listening, questioning and playing back. Part two - Learning to Run - explores a variety of practical and ethical issues, and looks at coaching as a line manager and coaching a team. Part three - Learning to Dance - examines more advanced topics such as the coach's use of their self and the nature of the coach-client relationship. The book: - Uses clear, uncomplicated language throughout - Explains key ideas through brief illustrations from the author's practice and quotes from leading writers on coaching - Contains a wide selection of ideas, models and exercises to stimulate the reader's learning - Encourages students to try things out in conversation, and reflect upon and make sense of their experiences First Steps in Coaching is a must-have book for anyone interested in coaching skilfully, ethically and effectively.
Author: Andreas Vossler,Naomi Moller
View: 1875Research is a vital and often daunting component of many counselling and psychotherapy courses. As well as completing their own research projects, trainees across modalities must understand the research in the field – what it tells them and how to do it. Breaking down this seemingly mountainous task into easy to swallow pieces, this book will navigate your students through each stage of the research process, from choosing a research question, through the pros and cons of different methods, to data analysis and writing up their findings. Written by leading contributors from the field including John McLeod, Mick Cooper and Tim Bond, each chapter features points for reflection, engaging activities and suggestions for further reading, helping students to engage with all aspects of research. An original graphic narrative runs throughout the book, bringing this complex topic to life in a unique way. Whether embarking on research for the first time or already a little familiar with research and research methods, this unique guide is something counselling and psychotherapy students will turn to continually throughout their research projects.
A Practical Guide to Finding and Fulfilling Your Mission in Life
Author: Kevin Brennfleck,Kay Marie Brennfleck
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
View: 7745An action-plan for self-fulfillment that helps people find their true calling in life This practical and inspirational guide helps Christian men and women of all ages identify and use their God-given gifts to find purpose, direction, and joy in their life and work. Based on their years of counseling and experience, Kevin and Kay Marie Brennfleck offer action-oriented tools and a proven methodology to help readers develop the decision-making skills they need to discover and live the life that God intended, maximizing the synergies between ministry, work, and spiritual gifts. Kevin and Kay Marie Brennfleck (Pasadena, CA) are nationally recognized experts in career counseling, work satisfaction, and productivity. Their Web site, www.ChristianCareerCenter.com, is the most visited Christian career site on the Internet.
Author: Ursula O'Farrell
Publisher: Veritas Publications
View: 7973Primarily aimed at those who are interested in knowing more about counseling and acquiring basic counseling skills, First steps in Counseling will also be valuable to those already working in the area. It offers a comprehensive coverage of all aspect
A Guide to Understanding and Doing Research in Counselling and Health and Social Care
Author: Pete Sanders,Paul Wilkins
Publisher: P C C S Books
View: 2655For complete beginners in social sciences research, this guides the reader from first principles through to completing a research project.
Author: Daniel B Wright,Kamala London
Category: Social Science
View: 2658'This engagingly written and nicely opinionated book is a blend of friendly introduction and concisely applicable detail. No-one can recall every statistical formula, but if they have this book they will know where to look' - Professor Jon May, University of Plymouth 'This is one of the best books I have come across for teaching introductory statistics. The illustrative examples are engaging and often humorous and the explanations of 'difficult' concepts are written in a wonderfully clear and intuitive way' - Nick Allum, University of Essex Selected as an Outstanding Academic Title by Choice Magazine, January 2010 First (and Second) Steps in Statistics, Second Edition provides a clear and concise introduction to the main statistical procedures used in the social and behavioural sciences and is perfect for the statistics student starting their journey. The rationale and procedure for analyzing data are presented through exciting examples with an emphasis on understanding rather than computation. It is ideally suited for introductory courses in statistics given its gentle beginning, yet progressive treatment of topics. In addition to descriptive statistics, graphs, t-tests, oneway ANOVAs, Chi-square, and simple linear regression, this Second Edition now includes some new, more advanced topic areas as well as a host of additional examples to help students confidently progress through their studies and apply the techniques in lab work, reports and research projects. Key features of this new edition: - the reoganization of the first three chapters giving more attention to univariate statistics and providing more examples to work through at this level - more advanced 'second step' content has been added on factorial ANOVA and multiple regression - the robust methods chapter from the first edition is now spread throughout the book, and is linked with common teaching practices. - many more examples have been added to enhance the book's practical potential. - a host of exercises as well as further reading sections at the end of every chapter. An accompanying Web page includes information for each chapter using the statistical packages SPSS and R.
Author: Gerald Corey,Marianne Schneider Corey,Patrick Callanan
Publisher: Cengage Learning
View: 333This 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.
Author: Margaret Hough
View: 1779Trust this bestselling resource to provide you with the clearest introduction to the major approaches in counselling. Written by expert counsellor and bestselling author Margaret Hough, this textbook provides the clearest overview and introduction to the subject. It covers the major approaches to the field, how they interrelate and how you can put them into practice. Suitable for a wide range of qualifications from Foundation courses to Higher Education, it will help you to understand the nature of counselling, the skills you will need to develop and how to overcome the challenges you might face in this rewarding profession. This new edition, now in full colour, provides up-to-date research on topics such as ethics in counselling and the importance of both supervision and person-centred care in residential and hospital settings. - Navigate your way easily with the book's clear language and structure - Translate theory into practice with realistic case studies, exercises and other useful features - Develop your knowledge with extended coverage of cognitive behavioural therapy, Brief therapy and online counselling - Further your understanding with expanded coverage of working with younger clients, counselling for trauma and disaster and psychodynamic theories
Author: Thomas Keenan,Subhadra Evans,Kevin Crowley
View: 6902An Introduction to Child Development, Third Edition provides undergraduate students in psychology and other disciplines with a comprehensive survey of the main areas of child development, from infancy through to adolescence, in a readily accessible format. It equips students with an appreciation of the critical issues, while providing balanced coverage of topics that represent both classic and cutting edge work in this vast and fascinating field. The new edition has been fully updated and features: Topical research examples from current literature in psychology, education, nursing and medicine including new material on fetal learning and the role of play New and expanded sections covering key contemporary issues in cognitive, emotional and social development New features such as 'Points for Reflection' boxes, designed to encourage the reader to reflect more deeply on the subject matter Access to an enhanced SAGE Edge companion website which features online readings, Powerpoint Slides, ‘Test Yourself’ questions and much more (https://edge.sagepub.com/keenan3e). This textbook is essential reading for undergraduate students taking an introductory course in child development or developmental psychology and provides a clear and accessible foundation for essays, assignments and other projects.
Author: Daniel Muijs
View: 6874This accessible and authoritative introduction is essential for education students and researchers needing to use quantitative methods for the first time. Using datasets from real-life educational research and avoiding the use of mathematical formulae, the author guides students through the essential techniques that they will need to know, explaining each procedure using the latest version of SPSS. The datasets can also be downloaded from the book's website, enabling students to practice the techniques for themselves. This revised and updated second edition now also includes more advanced methods such as log linear analysis, logistic regression, and canonical correlation. Written specifically for those with no prior experience of quantitative research, this book is ideal for education students and researchers in this field.