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Human Services Counseling Toolbox 1st Edition

William A. Howatt

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  • 336 Pages

Overview

This unique text, developed by the author with the help of his students at Nova Scotia Community College, provides an overview of the field of helping, discussion of the field's 12 major theories and corresponding techniques with a special focus on helping readers develop their own counseling style or orientation. After reviewing and applying the content, readers decide what theory or combination of theories and techniques resonate for them.

PART I: BUILDING BLOCKS OF A COUNSELING ORIENTATION.
1. An Introduction to Human Services Counseling.
2. Professional Ethics Checklist.
3. Checklist on Multiculturalism.
4. Professional Assessment for Client Readiness.
5. Assessment and Treatment Planning.
6. Drug, Alcohol, and Gambling Screen (DAGS).
7. Developing Your Integrative Counseling Orientation.
PART II: FOUNDATIONS IN THEORY.
8. Person-Centered Therapy: Carl Rodgers.
9. Jungian Philosophy: Carl Jung.
10. Existential Therapy: An Introduction.
11. Adlerian Psychotherapy: Alfred Adler.
12. Transactional Analysis: Eric Berne.
13. Gestalt Therapy: Fritz Perls.
14. Neurolinguistic Programming: Richard Bandler and John Grinder.
15. Choice Theory and Reality Therapy: William Glasser.
16. Cognitive Therapy: Aaron Beck.
17. Rational-Emotive Behavior Therapy: Albert Ellis.
18. Behavioral Therapy: An Overview.
19. Family Systems Therapy: Virginia Satir and Others.
PART III: FIRST AID COUNSELING.
20. Introduction to Crisis Management.
21. Eclectic Verbal Intervention.
22. Eclectic Suicide Intervention.
23. Brief Counseling (Non-Crisis).
24. The Damage of Abuse.
25. Addictions Counseling.
26. Grief Counseling.
27. Eating Disorders.
28. Understanding Stress.
APPENDIX: Student Samples of Counseling Orientations.
INDEX OF TOOLBOX TECHNIQUES.
INDEX.