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Genetic Counseling Practice Advanced Concepts and Skills

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ISBN-10: 0470183551

ISBN-13: 9780470183557

Edition: 2010

Authors: Patricia McCarthy Veach, Dianne M. Bartels, Bonnie S. LeRoy

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Advanced Genetic Counseling Practice reflects the growing recognition that the role of genetic counselors extends well beyond that of an information provider. Well trained, experienced genetic counselors will benefit from chapters intended to further develop professionals' ability to gather relevant information effectively; interpret information for patients; provide patients with appropriate resources; then go one step further. The authors encourage counselors to understand patient situations, incorporate patient values into clinical practice, provide in-depth support, and deal with both manifest and latent factors affecting patient decision-making to truly facilitate informed, autonomous…    
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Book details

List price: $163.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/15/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 428
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.584

Contributors
preface
Introduction
Genetic Counseling Dynamics
Complicated Shadows: A Critique of Autonomy in Genetic Counseling
Actively Engaging with Patients in Decision Making
Risk Communication: A Complex Process
Grieving: An Inevitable Journey
Facing Patient Anger
Resistance And Adherence: Understanding the Patient's Perspective
Countertransference: Making The Unconscious Conscious
Client Cultural and Individual Characteristics
Honoring Diversity: Cultural Competence in Genetic Counseling
Genetic Counseling Strategies for Working with Families
Developmentally Based Approaches for Counseling Children and Adolescents
Genetic Counseling for Women with Intellectual Disabilities
Genetic Counselor Development
Genetic Counselors: Caring Mindfully for Ourselves
Professional Development: Reflective Genetic Counseling Practice
Mobilizing Genetic Counselor Leadership Skills
Index