Higher Education

Active Communication, 1st Edition

  • Matthew Westra Longview Community College
  • ISBN-10: 0534340075  |  ISBN-13: 9780534340070
  • 176 Pages
  • © 1996 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $96.50



Using Matthew WestraUs conversational and class-tested book, students will learn the skills they need to take an active role in the communication process. Appropriate for helpers-in-training from a variety of disciplines, including counseling, human services, psychology, speech communication, teacher education, business, and health, this book helps students learn to observe, reflect upon, and practice active listening in a helping environment. Interdisciplinary applications of listening and speaking are presented to help facilitate development of the specialized concepts that helping professionals employ, which involves directness, openness, and empathy.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Matthew Westra

M.S., California State University, Los Angeles