Counseling Strategies and Interventions

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-01-01
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
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Counseling Strategies and Interventions, Seventh Edition,provides an accessible, practical introduction to the real world of counseling people in today's global society from an integrative perspective. This practical, highly readable text focuses on basic counseling skills within a multicultural context, providing students with the tools and strategies they need to become effective members of the counseling profession. Comprehensive but concise, it is rooted in contemporary issues and the diversity of real-world counseling throughout. The authors offer a unique focus both on the student's growth and development as a counselor, and on how the student can best use supervision in this developmental process.

Table of Contents

The Helping Profession
What Is Helping?
Setting in Which Counselors Work
Ingredients of Professional Counseling
Training and Credentialing of Counselors
The Helping Relationship
Accurate Empathy
Positive Regard
A Climate of Safety
Attending to Clients
Communication of Attentiveness
Facial Expressions
Eye Contact
Body Positions and Use of Space
Verbal Behavior and Selective Attention
Recognizing Communication Patterns
Ritualized Patterns of Communication
Interactive Communication Patterns
Managing the Counseling Session
The First Interview
Objectives of the First Interview
Cultural Variables and the First Interview
Counselor Responses That Encourage Client Expression
Counselor Responses That Solicit Information
Intake-Interview Content
Using Intake-Interview Information
Opening Subsequent Interviews
Terminating the Interview
Terminating the Counseling Relationship
Responding to Cognitive Content
Recognizing Alternatives
Responding to Alternatives
Verbal Responses to Cognitive Content
Differentiation and Selective Responding
Responding to Affective Content
The Importance of Responding to Affective Content
Verbal and Nonverbal Cues Associated with Emotions
Types of Affective Messages
Verbal Responses to Affective Contents
Differentiating between Cognitive and Affective Messages
Setting the Stage for Affect
Types of Differentiating Responses for Cognitive and Affective Content
Effects of Responding to Affective Contents
Effects of Responding to Cognitive Contents
The Differentiation Process in Cross-Cultural Counseling
Conceptualizing Problems and Setting Goals
The Client's World
The Role of the Counselor
Process and Outcome Goals
Culturally Appropriate Counseling Goals
Three Elements of Good Outcome Goals
Translating Vague Concerns into Specific Goals
Client Resistance to Goal Setting
Client Participation in Goal Setting
Using Counseling Strategies and Interventions
Working with Client Feelings
Working with Client Beliefs and Attitudes
Working with Client Behaviors
Working with Client Interactional Patterns and Relationships
Working with Client Social Systems
Receiving and Using Supervision, by Janine M. Bernard
The Parameters of Supervision
The Focus of Supervision
Styles of Supervision
Methods of Supervision
Avoiding Supervision
Putting Your Development as a Counselor in Perspective
Preparing for Supervision
Using Supervision
Appendix: Counseling Strategies Checklist
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