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Communication Skills in Helping Relationships A Framework for Facilitating Personal Growth

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ISBN-10: 0534338690

ISBN-13: 9780534338695

Edition: 1st 1996

Authors: Vonda O. Long

List price: $207.95
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Vonda Long's fresh approach to the counseling process focuses on the important and essential communication skills necessary for all potential counselors. Her emphasis on personal growth makes the book engaging and helps students understand themselves as they practice and learn how to become thoughtful and empathic helpers. The book is organized into an operational, structural framework for the helping process that incorporates outcome and process goals, philosophy of growth, communication, and facilitative skills. The author does not purport hers be the only possible framework, only a suggested framework that has been used successfully. The framework is based on the 3 R's: Rights, Respect,…    
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Book details

List price: $207.95
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 7/11/1995
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 257
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Purpose and Goals of The Helping Relationship
Counseling and Helping Relationships
Human Dimensions and Counseling Orientations
Purpose and Goals of the Helping Relationship: Facilitation of Growth Toward Psychological Health
A System of Outcome and Process Goals for Client, Helper, and Helping Relationship
Client Outcome Goals: A System for Personal Growth
Helper Outcome Goals: A System for Helping Skills
Helping Relationship Outcome Goals: A System for a Growth Environment
Helper Personal Growth: The Counselor as Client
A Stage Structure for The Helping Process: Pre-Stage Attitudes of Rights, Respect, And Responsibility
Underlying Beliefs and Personal Growth: Rights, Self-Respect, and Self-Responsibility
Attitudinal Goals in Facilitating Personal Growth: Rights, Respect, and Responsibility
Rights versus Control
Respect versus Judgmentalness
Appropriate Responsibility versus Rescuing and Blaming
A Stage Structure for The Helping Process: Communication Components and Model
Communicating to Facilitate Self-Understanding
Components of Communication: Listening, Responding, Expressing
Mechanisms of Communication: Verbal and Nonverbal Behavior, Statements, and Questions
A Five-Step Communication Model
A Stage Structure for The Helping Process: Stages and Skills
Stage 1: The Presenting Problem
Stage 2: Underlying Issues
Stage 3: Direction and Change
Epilogue: The Framework in Review