Summary: Hutch Haney and Jacqueline Leibsohn have produced an exciting, innovative teaching and learning tool for the helping professions! Not just a book but a worktext combined with the accompanying CD-ROM and video cassette, "Basic Counseling Responses" can be used as a core or supplementary text for both undergraduate and graduate level courses in a broad range of departments, including for example: counselor education, social work, clinical psychology, h ...show moreuman services, and nursing. The dynamic visual components of this project and its simplicity in scope make it the perfect tool teachers, learners, and professionals. This innovative teaching and learning package offers an interactive combination of a worktext, CD-ROM, and video cassette to cover the fundamental counseling responses (skills) found in any of the helping professions. A basic primer to teach helping responses, it doesn't delve into the underlying theories or more advanced techniques. It's basically a how-to project for those learning to become counselors. Users will learn a new, simplified model for recognizing and performing counseling responses. This unparalleled package is the ideal vehicle to provide students with a simple format for learning basic counseling responses like empathy, paraphrasing, and self-disclosure. The complete Basic Counseling Responses package is priced affordably to effectively meet the needs of different approaches and budgets. For example, you can use it alone or in concert with a book that takes a theories approach.