Interviewing and Change Strategies for Helpers
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- Publication Date:April 11, 2012
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- The text presents interviewing and change strategies within a thorough and carefully researched but very readable format that effectively explores topics such as the importance of building a strong client/helper relationship, conceptualizing and assessment with goal setting and treatment planning, and a variety of cognitive behavioral strategies.
- Throughout the text, the authors devote considerable attention to diversity issues, the client's ecology, and a multidisciplinary helping approach, enabling students to better understand and appreciate critical factors that can affect their client relationships and professional practices.
- The text provides both fundamental and complex helping skills for students and new professionals to use with a diverse clientele. These evidence-based skills are presented in a clear, comprehensive, and compelling fashion. Each chapter includes clearly outlined learning outcomes and activities, model examples, guided feedback, and end-of-chapter evaluations, all designed to help students learn quickly and effectively and to prepare for success in their courses and careers.
- An ample selection of learning exercises, client examples, and model dialogues helps to bring many of the strategies to life, providing students valuable illustrations of how to implement new skills as well as opportunities to reflect on and practice strategies with broad-based applicability to working with clients.
Fully updated to reflect the latest research and issues, INTERVIEWING AND CHANGE STRATEGIES FOR HELPERS, Seventh Edition introduces you to the knowledge, skills, values, and tools needed by today's professional helpers. The authors' conceptual foundation reflects four critical areas for helpers: core skills and attributes, effectiveness and evidence-based practice, diversity issues and ecological models, and critical commitments and ethical practice, using an interdisciplinary approach that reflects the authors' extensive experience in the fields of counseling, psychology, social work, and health and human services. The text skillfully combines evidence-based interviewing skills and cognitive-behavioral intervention change strategies, thus preparing you to work with clients representing a wide range of ages, cultural backgrounds, and challenges in living.
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