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Exercises in Helping Skills: A Training Manual to Accompany the Skilled Helper,9780534367329

Exercises in Helping Skills: A Training Manual to Accompany the Skilled Helper

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9780534367329

ISBN10:
0534367321
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Pub. Date:
7/16/2001
Publisher(s):
Brooks Cole
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Summary

Written by Gerard Egan, with assistance from Rich McGourty, this manual parallels the main text, THE SKILLED HELPER, Seventh Edition, and allows students to practice communication skills and each of the steps of the model in private before using them in actual face-to-face helping interactions with others. In this edition, self-development items have been added to every chapter. To bundle with the text use this ISBN: 0534693687

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Exercises 1(4)
PART I. LAYING THE GROUNDWORK 5(14)
Introduction
5(5)
Understanding What Helping Is All About
5(1)
Preparing to Play the Role of Client: Strengths and Soft Spots in My Life
6(1)
Turning Problems into Opportunities
7(1)
Strengths and Soft Spots
8(1)
Spotting Unused Opportunities
9(1)
An Overview of the Helping Process
10(6)
Explaining What Helping Involves
10(3)
Preparing to Tell Your Story -Problems
13(1)
Preparing to Tell Your Story -Unused Opportunities
14(2)
The Helping Relationship: Values Inaction
16(3)
What If I Were a Client?
16(1)
Your Preliminary Statement of Values
17(1)
Building and Maintaining Opportunities
17(2)
Part II. THE BASIC SKILLS OF THERAPEUTIC COMMUNICATION 19(48)
Communication Skills I-Dialogue and Visibly Tuning in
20(4)
Understanding Four Requirements of True Dialogs
20(1)
Dialogue in Everyday Life
21(1)
Visibly Tuning in to Others in Everyday Dialogues
21(2)
Observing and Giving Feedback on Quality of Presence
23(1)
Active Listening
24(14)
Listening to Yourself as a Problem Solver
24(1)
Listening to Your Own Feelings and Emotions
25(1)
Processing What You Hear -Thoughtful Listening
26(1)
Listening for Core Messages
27(4)
Listening for Reasons, Implications, and Feelings
31(3)
Listening to Key Opportunities
34(2)
Using Context for Thoughtful Processing
36(1)
Your Listening and Processing Style and Its Shadow Side
36(2)
Seeking Understanding: Sharing Empathic Highlights
38(13)
Identifying Core Messages in Clients' Stories
38(3)
Using a Formula to Express Empathic Highlights
41(4)
Using Your Own Words in Empathic Highlights
45(3)
Empathic Highlights with Clients Facing Dilemmas
48(2)
Sharing Empathic Highlights in Everyday Life
50(1)
Using Probes and Summarizing
51(16)
Speaking Concretely about Problems
51(1)
Speaking Concretely about Unused Opportunities
52(2)
Probing for Key Issues and Clarity
54(3)
Empathic Highlights and Two Kinds of Probes
57(3)
Probing for Action
60(2)
Using Probes to Help Others Communicate Better
62(1)
Summarizing as a Way of Providing Focus
63(1)
Helping Others Engage in Dialog
64(3)
Part III. STAGE I OF THE HELPING MODEL AND ADVANCED COMMUNICATION SKILLS 67(48)
Step I-A Helping Clients Tell their Stories
67(5)
Helping One Another to Tell Your Stories
67(1)
Talking Productively about the Past
68(1)
Linking Storytelling to Action
68(3)
Taking Action in Your Own Life
71(1)
Managing Reluctance and Resistance
72(5)
My Own Reluctance
72(1)
My Own Experience of Resistance
73(1)
Your Own Ways of Causing Resistance
74(1)
Dealing with Resisting Clients
75(2)
Step I-B-Helping Clients Challenge Themselves
77(9)
Reviewing Some Basic Developmental Tasks
77(5)
Identifying Different Areas Needing Challenge
82(4)
The Skills of Effective Challenging
86(19)
Advanced Accurate Empathy-Hunches about Yourself
87(2)
Advanced Versus Basic Empathic Highlights
89(5)
Information Leading to New Perspectives and Action
94(4)
Challenging Normative Dishonesties in One's Own Life
98(2)
Experiences of Mine That Might Be Helpful to Others
100(2)
Responding to Situations Calling for Immediacy
102(2)
Immediacy with the Other Members of Your Training Group
104(1)
The Wisdom of Challenging
105(4)
Effective Versus Ineffective Challenge
105(1)
Challenging One's Own Strengths
105(2)
Tentativeness in the Use of Challenging Skills
107(1)
The Challenge Round Robin
107(2)
Step I-C-Leverage: Helping Clients Work on the Right Things
109(6)
Myself as a Decision Maker
109(1)
Screening Problems
109(1)
Choosing Issues that Make a Difference
110(1)
Counseling Yourself: An Exercise in Stage
111(4)
PART IV. STAGE II OF THE HELPING MODEL 115(30)
Introduction to Stage II-Solution-Focused Helping
115(3)
The Value of Goal Setting
115(1)
How Goal Oriented Are You?
115(1)
Your Decision-Making Style
116(2)
Step Ii A-Helping Clients Create a Better Future
118(9)
Problems and Opportunities in the Social Settings of Life
118(3)
Brainstorming Possibilities for a Better Future--Cases
121(3)
My Potential as a Helper
124(1)
Helping Another Develop Possibilities for a Better Future
125(2)
Step II-B Making Choices
127(12)
Turning Possibilities into Goals -A Case
127(1)
Turning Personal Possibilities into Personal Goals
128(1)
Helping Clients Turn Possibilities into Goals
129(2)
Shaping -Making Goals Specific
131(3)
Shaping Goals -Making Sure That They Are Workable
134(1)
Helping Learning Partners Set Workable Goals
135(1)
Relating Goal Choice to Action
136(3)
Step II-C-Commitment to Goals
139(6)
Managing Your Commitment to Your Goals
139(2)
Reviewing Benefits Versus Costs in Choosing Goals
141(1)
Competing Agendas
142(3)
Part V. STAGE III OF THE HELPING MODEL 145(20)
Step III-A Action Strategies
145(9)
Assessing Critical Skills for Effective Living
145(3)
Brainstorming Action Strategies for Your Own Goals
148(2)
Action Strategies: Putting Yourself in the Client's Shoes
150(2)
Helping Others Brainstorm Strategies for Action
152(2)
Step III-B-Best Fit Strategies
154(5)
A Preliminary Scan of Best-Fit Strategies for Yourself
154(1)
Best-Fit Strategies: Putting Yourself in the Client's Shoes
155(1)
Using Criteria to Choose Best-Fit Strategies
156(1)
Choosing Best-Fit Strategies: The Balance-Sheet Method
157(2)
Step III-C-Helping Clients Make Plans
159(6)
Developing Your Own Action Plan
159(1)
Sharing and Shaping Plans
160(1)
Formulating Plans for the Major Steps of a Complex Goal
161(2)
Developing the Resources to Implement Your Plans
163(2)
Part VI. THE ACTION ARROW-MAKING IT ALL HAPPEN 165
The Action Arrow-Making it All Happen
165
Exploring Your Own Tendency to Procrastinate
166
Exploring the Self-Starter in Yourself
167
Learning from Failures
169
Identifying and Coping with Obstacles to Action
171
Identifying Facilitating Forces
173
Dealing with Restraining Forces
175
Using Supportive and Challenging Relationships
176


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