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Becoming a Helper with Infotrac

by
Edition:
4th
ISBN13:

9780534356149

ISBN10:
0534356141
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
2/22/2002
Publisher(s):
Brooks Cole

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Summary

Ideal for anyone embarking on or considering a career in human services, counseling, psychology, social work, or any of the other helping professions, this book provides an overview of the stages of the helping process, and the skills and knowledge required to be a successful helping professional. Drawing on their years of experience, the Coreys focus on the struggles, anxieties, and uncertainties involved in becoming an effective helper, and challenge the reader to take a candid look at the demands and strains they'll face in the helping professions and their motives for choosing a helping career.

Table of Contents

Are the Helping Professions for You?
1(35)
Focus Questions
2(1)
Aim of the Chapter
3(1)
Examining Your Motives for Becoming a Helper
3(5)
Our Own Beginnings as Helpers
8(4)
A Helping Career Is Not for Everyone
12(1)
Portrait of the ``Ideal Helper''
13(2)
Selecting a Professional Program and Career Path
15(11)
Self-Assessment: An Inventory of Your Attitudes and Beliefs About Helping
26(6)
By Way of Review
32(1)
What Will You Do Now?
33(2)
InfoTrac College Edition Resources
35(1)
Getting the Most From Your Education and Training
36(29)
Focus Questions
37(1)
Aim of the Chapter
38(1)
Creating Meaning in Your Education
39(6)
Making the Most of Your Fieldwork
45(5)
Profiting From Your Supervision
50(12)
By Way of Review
62(1)
What Will You Do Now?
63(1)
InfoTrac College Edition Resources
64(1)
Helper, Know Thyself
65(22)
Focus Questions
66(1)
Aim of the Chapter
67(1)
The Value of Self-Exploration for the Helper
67(5)
Working With Your Family of Origin
72(12)
By Way of Review
84(1)
What Will You Do Now?
85(1)
InfoTrac College Edition Resources
86(1)
Understanding Life Transitions
87(21)
Focus Questions
88(1)
Aim of the Chapter
89(1)
Focus on Your Life Transitions
89(1)
A Theoretical Basis for Understanding Life Stages
90(1)
Infancy
91(1)
Early Childhood
92(1)
Preschool
93(2)
Middle Childhood
95(1)
Adolescence
96(2)
Early Adulthood
98(2)
Middle Adulthood
100(2)
Late Middle Age
102(2)
Late Adulthood
104(2)
By Way of Review
106(1)
What Will You Do Now?
106(1)
InfoTrac College Edition Resources
107(1)
Stages in the Helping Process
108(31)
Focus Questions
109(1)
Aim of the Chapter
110(1)
Orientations to Helping
110(4)
Choosing a Theoretical Orientation
114(3)
The Stages of Helping
117(19)
By Way of Review
136(1)
What Will You Do Now?
137(1)
InfoTrac College Edition Resources
138(1)
Common Concerns of Beginning Helpers
139(26)
Focus Questions
140(1)
Aim of the Chapter
141(1)
Exploring Self-Doubts and Fears
141(1)
Transference and Countertransference
142(9)
Dealing With Difficult Clients
151(12)
By Way of Review
163(1)
What Will You Do Now?
163(1)
InfoTrac College Edition Resources
164(1)
Values and the Helping Relationship
165(24)
Focus Questions
166(1)
Aim of the Chapter
167(1)
The Role of Values in Helping
167(2)
Exposing Values Versus Imposing Them
169(2)
Value Conflicts With Clients
171(14)
By Way of Review
185(1)
What Will You Do Now?
185(2)
InfoTrac College Edition Resources
187(2)
Cultural Diversity in the Helping Professions
189(25)
Focus Questions
190(1)
Aim of the Chapter
191(1)
Self-Assessment: Cultural Diversity and Gender Equity
192(1)
A Multicultural Perspective on Helping
192(5)
Overcoming Cultural Tunnel Vision
197(7)
Effective Multicultural Helpers
204(7)
By Way of Review
211(1)
What Will You Do Now?
212(1)
InfoTrac College Edition Resources
213(1)
Ethical and Legal Issues Facing Helpers
214(38)
Focus Questions
215(1)
Aim of the Chapter
216(1)
Inventory of Ethical Issues
216(1)
Ethical Decision Making
217(9)
Recognizing Competence and Learning to Refer
226(3)
Informed Consent
229(2)
Confidentiality and Privacy
231(8)
Ethical Issues in a Managed Care Environment
239(4)
Malpractice in the Helping Professions
243(3)
A Word of Caution
246(1)
By Way of Review
247(1)
What Will You Do Now?
248(3)
InfoTrac College Edition Resources
251(1)
Managing Boundary Issues
252(26)
Focus Questions
253(1)
Aim of the Chapter
254(1)
Self-Inventory on Managing Boundaries
254(1)
Establishing Personal and Professional Boundaries
255(6)
Combining Professional and Personal Relationships
261(5)
Dealing With Sexual Attractions
266(4)
Sexual Relationships With Current Clients
270(1)
Sexual Relationships With Former Clients
271(2)
Dual Relationships With Supervisors or Teachers
273(1)
By Way of Review
274(1)
What Will You Do Now?
275(1)
InfoTrac College Edition Resources
276(2)
Working in the Community
278(22)
Focus Questions
279(1)
Aim of the Chapter
280(1)
The Scope of the Community Approach
281(1)
Multiple Roles of Community Workers
281(4)
The Community Approach to Helping
285(8)
Crisis Intervention in the Community
293(4)
By Way of Review
297(1)
What Will You Do Now?
298(1)
InfoTrac College Edition Resources
299(1)
Understanding Special Populations
300(22)
Focus Questions
301(1)
Aim of the Chapter
302(1)
Aids: A Contemporary Crisis
302(8)
Understanding People With Disabilities
310(4)
Understanding the Special Needs of the Elderly
314(4)
How to Work With Other Special Populations
318(1)
By Way of Review
319(1)
What Will You Do Now?
319(2)
InfoTrac College Edition Resources
321(1)
Working With Groups and Families
322(21)
Focus Questions
323(1)
Aim of the Chapter
324(1)
Group Work as the Treatment of Choice
324(1)
The Value of Group Work
325(5)
The Ethical and Professional Group Leader
330(2)
Developing Skills as a Group Leader
332(1)
Groups for Various Populations
333(2)
Working With Co-Leaders
335(1)
Working With Families
336(4)
By Way of Review
340(1)
What Will You Do Now?
341(1)
InfoTrac College Edition Resources
342(1)
Stress and Burnout
343(21)
Focus Questions
344(1)
Aim of the Chapter
345(1)
Sources of Stress for Helpers
346(1)
Stress in an Agency Environment
347(6)
Understanding Stress and Burnout
353(5)
The Experience of Burnout
358(1)
The Impaired Professional
359(2)
By Way of Review
361(1)
What Will You Do Now?
362(1)
InfoTrac College Edition Resources
363(1)
Take Care of Yourself
364(21)
Focus Questions
365(1)
Aim of the Chapter
366(1)
Cognitive Approaches to Stress Management
366(6)
Time Management as a Strategy for Coping With Stress
372(3)
Monitor Yourself to Prevent Burnout
375(6)
By Way of Review
381(1)
What Will You Do Now?
382(1)
Concluding Comments
383(1)
InfoTrac College Edition Resources
384(1)
References and Reading List 385(12)
Name Index 397(4)
Subject Index 401


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