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Becoming a Helper - Text Only

Becoming a Helper - Text Only - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-0534614522

Cover of Becoming a Helper - Text Only 5TH 07 (ISBN 978-0534614522)
ISBN13: 978-0534614522
ISBN10: 0534614523

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 5TH 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
Published: 2007
International: No

List price: $127.00

Becoming a Helper - Text Only - 5TH 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0534614522

Marianne Schneider Corey and Gerald Corey

ISBN13: 978-0534614522
ISBN10: 0534614523

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 5TH 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
Published: 2007
International: No
Summary

Ideal for anyone embarking on or considering a career in human services, counseling, psychology, social work, or any of the other helping professions, this book provides an overview of the stages of the helping process, as well as the skills and knowledge required to be a successful helping professional. Drawing on their years of experience, the Coreys focus on the struggles, anxieties, and uncertainties one encounters on the road to becoming an effective helper. The book emphasizes self-reflection on a number of professional issues and challenges the reader to examine their motives for choosing a helping career, and takes a candid look at the demands and strains they'll face in the helping professions.

Table of Contents

1. Are the Helping Professions for You?
2. Getting the Most from Your Education and Training.
3. Helper Know Thyself.
4. Common Concerns of Beginning Helpers.
5. Theory Applied to Practice.
6. The Helping Process.
7. Understanding Diversity.
8. Knowing Your Values.
9. Ethical and Legal Issues Facing Helpers.
10. Managing Boundary Issues.
11. Working in the Community.
12. Working with Groups.
13. Stress and Burnout and Self-Care