First Steps in Counselling

A Students' Companion for Introductory Courses

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Author: Pete Sanders

Publisher: P C C S Books

ISBN: 9781906254414

Category: Psychology

Page: 204

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Best-selling introductory text for counselling training. Setting the standard for approachable entry-level texts, it is chosen by thousands of students.

First Steps in Counselling

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Author: Ursula O'Farrell

Publisher: Veritas Books (IE)

ISBN: 9781853909191

Category: Psychology

Page: 140

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Primarily aimed at those who are interested in knowing more about counseling and acquiring basic counseling skills, First steps in Counseling will also be valuable to those already working in the area. It offers a comprehensive coverage of all aspects of

First Steps in Practitioner Research

A Guide to Understanding and Doing Research in Counselling and Health and Social Care

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Author: Pete Sanders,Paul Wilkins

Publisher: P C C S Books

ISBN: 9781898059738

Category: Psychology

Page: 317

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For complete beginners in social sciences research, this guides the reader from first principles through to completing a research project.

Couple, Family And Group Work: First Steps In Interpersonal Intervention

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Author: Crago, Hugh

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335216889

Category: Psychology

Page: 189

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Couple, group, and family therapies are usually viewed as three completely different disciplines. In fact, they have much in common. Couple, Family and Group Work reveals the similarities and the real differences among these topics. Employing real-life examples of therapy sessions involving more than one patient, it bridges the gap between psychodynamic and group system approaches and shows one-on-one counselors and therapists how to work with various types of groups.

First Steps In Research and Statistics

A Practical Workbook for Psychology Students

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Author: Dennis Howitt,Duncan Cramer

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134635494

Category: Psychology

Page: 272

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First Steps in Research and Statistics is a new, very accessible approach to learning about quantitative methods. No previous knowledge or experience is assumed and every stage of the research process is covered. Key topics include: * Formulating your research questions * How to choose the right statistical test for your research design * Important research issues, such as questionnaire design, ethics, sampling, reliability and validity * Conducting simple statistics to explore relationships and differences in your data * Using statistics to explore relationships and differences in your data * Writing up your research report and presenting statistics Simple and helpful worksheets and flow diagrams guide you through the research stages. Each chapter contains exercises with answers to check whether you've understood.

First Steps in Coaching

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Author: Bob Thomson

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446292762

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 192

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First Steps in Coaching is an essential guide for anyone starting out in the coaching profession and for existing coaches seeking to develop their craft. It is a practical introduction to the theory, skills and art of coaching. The book's structure follows the reader's progression from novice to professional coach, making it an indispensable companion every step of the way. Part one - Learning to Walk - sets out the basics of coaching and considers the key skills of listening, questioning and playing back. Part two - Learning to Run - explores a variety of practical and ethical issues, and looks at coaching as a line manager and coaching a team. Part three - Learning to Dance - examines more advanced topics such as the coach's use of their self and the nature of the coach-client relationship. The book: - Uses clear, uncomplicated language throughout - Explains key ideas through brief illustrations from the author's practice and quotes from leading writers on coaching - Contains a wide selection of ideas, models and exercises to stimulate the reader's learning - Encourages students to try things out in conversation, and reflect upon and make sense of their experiences First Steps in Coaching is a must-have book for anyone interested in coaching skilfully, ethically and effectively.

First Steps In Clinical Supervision: A Guide For Healthcare Professionals

a guide for healthcare professionals

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Author: Cassedy, Paul

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335236510

Category: Medical

Page: 216

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"This book is an essential read for those new to the role of becoming a clinical supervisor. It is packed with practical ideas and activities to try out in the supervision situation and underpinned by relevant theory. An obvious strength of the book is the way Paul seems to 'talk' to the new supervisor in an engaging and non patronising way. At last there is acknowledgement of the 'emotional labour' of being engaged in supervisory work offering strategies to 'look after oneself' when acting as a clinical supervisor in practice." John Driscoll, Freelance CPD Consultant & Development Coach This practical book is designed as a toolkit for anyone starting out as a clinical supervisor. The book focuses on developing core skills of supervision, as well as your ability to reflect and improve on those skills. Addressing all aspects of supervision, the book gives you practical frameworks needed to start, maintain and evaluate clinical supervision - from how to start a supervision contract to how to run a session. The book offers: Clear information and guidance on what the supervisor needs to know as they prepare to take on the role of clinical supervisor Practical examples and demonstration of key clinical supervision skills Simple explanations of the key frameworks and models for clinical supervision Reflective questions and activities you can use in supervision sessions An example of a method of evaluation when reviewing supervision Ways of keeping healthy as a supervisor and staying within the spirit of supervision The book includes tips for developing the supervision relationship, focusing on areas identified as the ones supervisors struggle with the most. First Steps in Clinical Supervision is core reading for qualified nurses and healthcare professionals working in a supervisory role, either formally or informally, or taking CPD courses to supervise staff and colleagues. This book is designed as a practical toolkit to aid those training to do clinical supervision or starting out as clinical supervisors. The focus of the book is on developing skills of supervision and the ability to reflect and improve on those skills. It includes coverage of problem solving and gives the practical frameworks that are needed to start, maintain and evaluate clinical supervision - from how to start a contract to how to run a session. Throughout the book there are tips for developing the supervision relationship, focusing on areas identified by research as the ones supervisors struggle with the most.

Counselling for Alcohol Problems

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Author: Richard Velleman

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446241920

Category: Psychology

Page: 208

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Counselling for Alcohol Problems, third edition, is a practical and bestselling guide to working with people who have problems with their use of alcohol. It is the key book recommended by most alcohol counselling courses in the UK, including the Scottish national alcohol counsellors training scheme. The author provides clear guidance for counsellors and demonstrates the need to treat every client as an individual, attempting to understand and therefore enable the client to understand, what they are doing and why. This new edition includes: - New content on the current political, social and counselling context surrounding alcohol use - A wider range of case-studies - New ideas that help students and trainees develop the skills and strategies they need for working with their clients - Further guidance for generic or non-alcohol counsellors who face alcohol problems with their clients. This third edition is an invaluable resource for practitioners, both those specialising in work with alcohol misusers and those who encounter problem drinkers in the context of a more general counselling practice.

Speech and Language Therapy

The decision-making process when working with children

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Author: Myra Kersner,Jannet A. Wright

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136451099

Category: Education

Page: 242

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Now in its second edition, Speech and Language Therapy: the decision-making process when working with children reveals how recent research and changes in health and education services have affected the decision-making process in the assessment and management of children with speech and language problems. With individual chapters written by experts in their field, this book: Illustrates how the decisions made by practitioners may vary within different work settings Shows how these decisions may need to be adapted when working with specific client groups Explores how such decisions are part of effective evidence-based practice Offers an overview of the skills required by the developing professional Provides insight into working as a newly qualified therapist in the current job market. Rigorously underpinned with current research and revised legislation, this is an important textbook for speech and language therapy students, potential students and specialist teachers in training. Speech and Language Therapy: the decision-making process when working with children will also be relevant to newly qualified therapists, therapists returning to the profession, specialist teachers and Special Educational Needs Coordinators.