Consultation for Contemporary Helping Professionals

ISBN-10: 0205335543

ISBN-13: 9780205335541

Edition: 2004

Authors: Thomas C. Harrison

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In Consultation for Contemporary Helping Professionals, 1e traditional models of consulting are presented, critically examined, and reworked to incorporate issues of race and gender into their respective theoretical principles. This new text engages readers on deep, personal, and professional levels while filling critical holes in the preparation of mental health professionals to conduct professional consultation. In staying true to the emphasis in the helping professions on relationships, this text places strong emphasis on identifying and analyzing the numerous and complex relationships that emerge in consultation theory and real-world consultation practice. Features: bull; bull;Thoughtfully integrates issues of race and gender throughout the text. bull;Includes a unique systematic comparison of counseling and consultation (Ch. 2). bull;Includes an examination of the philosophical contexts of consultation and intervening, which receives very little coverage in other consultation texts. bull;Examines the Psychological Contract (Chs. 5 & 6). bull;Includes an in-depth discussion of workshops as consultations (Ch. 14). bull;Seven case studies illuminate various consultation approaches. Visit our NEW Helping Professions Website at for additional resources! Related Titles: Fundamentals of Clinical Supervision, 3/e Janine M. Bernard Rodney K. Goodyear ISBN 0-205-38873-6 Clinical Supervision: A Handbook for Practitioners, 1/e Marijane Fall Jack Sutton ISBN 0-205-40851-6 Counseling the Alcohol and Drug Dependent Client: A Practical Approach, 1/e Robert J. Craig ISBN 0-205-35916-7 Career Guidance and Counseling Through the Lifespan: Systematic Approaches, 6/e Edwin L. Herr Stanley H. Cramer Spencer G. Niles ISBN 0-321-08139-0 Master Therapists: Exploring Expertise in Therapy and Counseling, 1/e Thomas M. Skovholt Len Jennings ISBN 0-205-33506-3
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List price: $110.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/19/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.496

Gary L. Fisher is Professor in the College of Health Sciences at the University of Nevada, Reno. He was the founder and first director of the Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies where he developed undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education activities for addiction counselors, prevention specialists, and allied professionals. Dr. Fisher's career has spanned 38 years and includes work as a private practice clinician and a public school psychologist. In addition to this textbook, he is the author of Rethinking Our War on Drugs: Candid Talk about Controversial Issues (2006), the senior editor of the Encyclopedia of Substance Abuse Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery (2009), and the author of Understanding Why Addicts are Not All Alike: Recognizing the Types and How Their Differences Affect Intervention and Treatment (2011).Thomas Harrison is Associate Dean in the College of Education and Professor of Counseling and Educational Psychology at the University of Nevada, Reno. He developed the initial drug testing program for the University of Florida Athletic Department and has been a consultant for the State of Nevada Bureau of Alcohol and Drug Abuse. Dr. Harrison's career has spanned 35 years in the field, including private counseling, sports psychology, and consulting practice. He is the author of Consultation for Contemporary Helping Professionals (2004) and several articles in professional journals.

Contextual Dimensions
Introduction and Overview
Contextual Background of the Book
The Voice of the Book
Overview of the Chapters
Counseling and Consultation
Definitions of Consultation
Formal and Informal Consultation
Professional Consultation
Three Conceptual Implications of Consultation
Counseling and Consultation
Similarities and Differences in Counseling and Consultation
The Context of Consultation
The Organizational Context of Consultation
The Consultee's Context: Organizational Culture
Examples of Organizational Culture
Culture and Consultation
The Culture of Context
The Context of Intervening and Change
Theories of Systems and Change
Conceptualizing Organizational Change
Conceptualizing Contexts of Intervening
The Culture of Intervening
First- and Second-order Change
Contracts and Contracting
Formal and Psychological Contracts in Consultation
Formal Contracts
Psychological Contracts
The Two Psychological Contracts in Consultation
Gender, Disabilities, Racioethnicity, and the Psychological Contract
Gender and Disability Issues in Consultation
Racioethnic Issues in Consultation
Diversity and the Psychological Contract
Ethical Dimensions
Ethical Dimensions in Consultation
Professional Consultation Versus Professional Consulting
Ethics and Consultation
Levels of Ethical Functioning
Legal Considerations
Consultant Vision and Values
Ethical Decision Making in Consultation
Core Competencies for Ethical Consultants
Grounding Ethical Decision Making
Shillito-Clarke's Model of Ethical Decision Making
Kitchener's Model of Ethical Decision Making
Gender- and Racioethnic-Sensitive Theories and Approaches
Mental Health Consultation
Traditional Models of Consultation
Caplan and Caplan's Mental Health Consultation
Critical Issues in Mental Health Consultation
Emerging Constructs in Mental Health Consultation
Behavioral Person-in-Environment Approaches
Person-in-Environment Perspective
Characteristics of Behavioral Consultation Approaches
Bergan and Kratochwill's Behavioral Consultation Model
A Systematic Behavioral Consultation Model
Process Consultation in Organizations, Institutions, and Agencies
Definitions of Process Consultation
Early Assumptions in Process Consultation
Stages and Processes in Process Consultation
Tasks and Roles of Traditional Organizational Development Consultants
Strategic Goals of Process Consultation
Minimal Skills for Process Consultation
The Ten Principles of Process Consultation
Collaboration and Consultation in Special Settings
School-Based Consultation and Collaboration
Diversity and Schools
School-Based Consulting
Conceptualizing Collaboration
Conjoint Behavioral Consultation
Generic Obstacles in School-Based Collaboration
Agency-Based Consultation and Collaborative Cultures
Collaborating in Substance-Abuse Treatment
Potential Challenges
Program Consultation and Evaluation
Collaborative Cultures
Structuring Workshops/Seminars in Consultation
Conceptualizing Workshops/Seminars as Consultation
Theoretical Grounding of Workshops/Seminars
A Triadic Theory of Change
Psychological Contracts in Workshops/Seminars
Structural Issues in Formulating Workshops/Seminars
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