Psychological Consultation and Collaboration Introduction to Theory and Practice

ISBN-10: 0205411797

ISBN-13: 9780205411795

Edition: 6th 2006 (Revised)

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Psychological Consultation and Collaboration highlights the major theoretical approaches to consultation and collaboration and offers concrete ideas about the processes as well as techniques and strategies for use in collaboration and consultation. This comprehensive book devotes two chapters to specific consultees: parents and teachers. Additional chapters deal with consultation in organizations, the consultee, the consultant, and the use of data and information to inform the consultation process. This sixth edition includes significant new information regarding collaboration and a completely rewritten chapter on behavioral consultation. The assessment model incorporated into the behavioral consultation and collaboration chapter follows the federal guidelines for assessment and intervention for exceptional children and includes material that can be used with all students. New to This Edition bull; bull;Cross-cultural concepts have been incorporated throughout the book. Stronger emphasis on cross-cultural consultation and skills needed in this area prepares students to consult with a variety of consultees. bull;New information on the influence of cultural values on the consultation and collaboration process, differences in verbal and non-verbal communication in the major cultural groups in the United States, and tips for using this information in cross-cultural work are included. Each of the theories discussed is critiqued for its utility in cross-cultural consultation. bull;A completely rewritten Chapter 4 based on an eclectic behavioral model is included in this edition. bull;Consultation and collaboration are contrasted in Chapter 1. bull;Chapter 2 on mental-health consultation has been extensively rewritten.
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List price: $114.67
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/25/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 360
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Dr. Duane Brown is the author of over two-dozen books and more than 100 articles and book chapters, many of which deal with consultation and collaboration. He retired from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2009. Prior to his appointment To The faculty at UNC-CH he held positions at West Virginia University and Iowa State University. He has consulted widely with public schools, universities, community agencies, and business. He has appeared on numerous television programs and radio talk shows and has been featured in many magazine and newspaper articles. He is currently working on the tenth edition of another one of his book, Career Information, Career Counseling, and Career Development, which is also published by Pearson Education. He and his wife, Sandra, live on Topsail Island, N.C

Introduction to Consultation and Collaboration
Consultation: The History and the Promise
Consultation Defined
Some Definitional Issues
Interventions Utilized by Human Resource Workers
The Perspective of This Book
The Remainder of This Book
Mental Health Consultation
Roots of Mental Health Consultation
Basic Concepts in Mental Health Consultation
Fundamental Assumptions in Mental Health Consultation
The Consultation Process
Types of Mental Health Consultation
Further Developments in the Mental Health Consultation Model
Behavioral Approaches to Consultation and Collaboration
Cultural Limitations
Adlerian Consultation
Adlerian Theory
The Consultation Process
Cultural Limitations
Empirical Support
Organizational Consultation and Collaboration
Principles of Systems Theory
Organizational Development Consultation
Principles of Organizational Change
Consultation Stages and Processes I
Stages of Consultation
Interpersonal Processes
The Skills and Characteristics of Consultants and Collaborators
Characteristics of Consultants and Collaborators
Skills of Consultants and Collaborators
Needed Research
The Consultee as a Variable
Expectations and Preferences of the Consultee
Consulting Characteristics Affecting Process
Consultee Training
Teacher Consultation - Teacher Collaboration
The Consulting Teacher Models
Group Collaboration
The 15-Minute Consultation
Some Final Thoughts about Teacher Consultation
Consultation with Parents
Empirical Support
Parent Consultation and Other Parental Interventions
Models of Family Consultation
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