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Becoming a Helper

ISBN-10: 0495812269
ISBN-13: 9780495812265
Edition: 6th 2011
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Book details

List price: $177.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 1/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 696
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Marianne Schneider Corey is a licensed marriage and family therapist in California and is a National Certified Counselor. She received her master's degree in marriage, family, and child counseling from Chapman College. She is a Fellow of the Association for Specialists in Group Work and was the recipient of this organization's Eminent Career Award in 2001. She received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Mental Health Counselors Association in 2011. She also holds memberships in the American Counseling Association, the Association for Specialists in Group Work, the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, the Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development, and the American Mental Health Counselors Association. She is the co-author of several counseling textbooks, and has made educational DVD programs on various aspects of counseling practice. Marianne has been involved in leading groups for different populations, providing training and supervision workshops in group process, facilitating self-exploration groups for graduate students in counseling, and co-facilitating training groups for group counselors and weeklong residential workshops in personal growth. With her husband, Jerry Corey, she has given many presentations at professional conferences and has conducted training workshops, continuing education seminars, and personal growth groups in the United States, Germany, Ireland, Belgium, Mexico, Hong Kong, China, and Korea.

Preface
Are the Helping Professions for You?
Focus Questions
Aim of the Chapter
Examining Your Motives for Becoming a Helper
Our Own Beginnings as Helpers
Is a Helping Career for You?
Portrait of the �Ideal Helper�
Creating Meaning in Your Education
Selecting a Professional Program and Career Path
Overview of Some of the Helping Professions
Values to Consider in Choosing Your Career Path
Suggestions for Creating Your Professional Journey
Self-Assessment: An Inventory of Your Attitudes and Beliefs About Helping
By Way of Review
What Will You Do Now?
Knowing Your Values
Focus Questions
Aim of the Chapter
The Role of Values in Helping
Exposing Versus Imposing Values
Dealing With Value Conflicts
Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Issues
Family Values
Gender-Role Identity Issues
Religious and Spiritual Values
Abortion
Sexuality
End-of-Life Decisions
By Way of Review
What Will You Do Now?
Helper, Know Thyself
Focus Questions
Aim of the Chapter
The Impact of Therapeutic Work on Your Personal Life
The Value of Self-Exploration for the Helper
Using Individual and Group Counseling for Self-Understanding
Working With Your Family of Origin
Understanding Life Transitions
By Way of Review
What Will You Do Now?
Common Concerns of Beginning Helpers
Focus Questions
Aim of the Chapter
Exploring Self-Doubts and Fears
Transference and Countertransference
Understanding and Dealing With Difficult Clients
Recognizing Competence and Learning to Refer
By Way of Review
What Will You Do Now?
The Helping Process
Focus Questions
Aim of the Chapter
Your View of the Helping Process
Our Beliefs About the Helping Process
The Impact of Managed Care on the Helping Process
The Stages of the Helping Process
By Way of Review
What Will You Do Now?
Theory Applied to Practice
Focus Questions
Aim of the Chapter
Theory as a Roadmap
Our Theoretical Orientation
Psychodynamic Approaches
Experiential and Relationship-Oriented Approaches
Cognitive-Behavioral Approaches
Postmodern Approaches
Family Systems Perspective
An Integrative Approach to the Helping Process
By Way of Review
What Will You Do Now?
Understanding Diversity
Focus Questions
Aim of the Chapter
A Multicultural Perspective on Helping
Ethical Dimensions in Multicultural Practice
Overcoming Cultural Tunnel Vision
Western and Eastern Values
Examining Your Cultural Assumptions
Understanding People With Disabilities
Multicultural Counseling Competencies
Social Justice Competencies
By Way of Review
What Will You Do Now?
Ethical and Legal Issues Facing Helpers
Focus Questions
Aim of the Chapter
Inventory of Ethical Issues
Ethical Decision Making
Informed Consent
Confidentiality and Privacy
Documentation and Keeping Records
Ethical Issues in a Managed Care Environment
Malpractice and Risk Management
A Word of Caution
By Way of Review
What Will You Do Now?
Managing Boundary Issues
Focus Questions
Aim of the Chapter
Self-Inventory on Managing Boundaries
Multiple Relationships and the Codes of Ethics
The Multiple Relationship Controversy
Establishing Personal and Professional Boundaries
Combining Professional and Personal Relationships
Dealing With Sexual Attractions
Sexual Relationships With Current Clients
Sexual Relationships With Former Clients
By Way of Review
What Will You Do Now?
Getting the Most From Your Fieldwork and Supervision
Focus Questions
Aim of the Chapter
Making the Most of Your Fieldwork
Profiting From Your Supervision
Multiple Roles and Relationships in Supervision
By Way of Review
What Will You Do Now?
Stress, Burnout, and Self-Care
Focus Questions
Aim of the Chapter
Individual Sources of Stress for Helpers
Cognitive Approaches to Stress Management
Environmental Sources of Stress for Helpers
Stress in an Agency Environment
Understanding Stress and Burnout
The Impaired Professional
Monitor Yourself to Prevent Burnout
Staying Alive Personally and Professionally
By Way of Review
What Will You Do Now?
Working With Groups
Focus Questions
Aim of the Chapter
Group Work as the Treatment of Choice
The Value of Group Work
The Various Types of Groups
The Stages of a Group and Tasks of Group Leaders
Developing Skills as a Group Leader
The Ethical and Professional Group Leader
Working With Co-Leaders
Consider a Group Experience for Yourself
Teaching Group Members How to Get the Most From a Group Experience
By Way of Review
What Will You Do Now?
Working in the Community
Focus Questions
Aim of the Chapter
The Scope of the Community Approach
Multiple Roles of Community Workers
Community Intervention
Outreach
Educating the Community
Influencing Policymakers
Mobilizing Community Resources
Social Activism and Making a Difference
Crisis Intervention in the Community
By Way of Review
What Will You Do Now?
Concluding Comments
References
Name Index
Subject Index

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