9780763781569

Health Counseling : A Microskills Approach for Counselors, Educators, and School Nurses

  • ISBN 13:

    9780763781569

  • ISBN 10:

    0763781568

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 05/01/2010
  • Publisher: JONES & BARTLETT PUBLISHERS

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Summary

The ONLY health counseling textbook to use a single, theoretical framework to teach the subjectHealth Counseling:A Microskills Approach for Counselors, Educators, and School Nurses,Second Edition teaches non-professionally trained counselors the basic skills of counseling. it addresses primary prevention issues such as preventing unintended pregnancy, STDs, As well as secondary prevention issues like diabetes and asthma. A new chapter on legal and ethical issues covers setting limits with students, ethical practice boundaries, and how to make referrals.Based on the Iveyrs"s MicroSkills Model, which breaks counseling into discrete skills that can be mastered and applied, it theorizes that to help people manage their health problems, counselors must help clients work through any emotional distress associated with them.The Second Edition is divided into three parts:Part 1 covers general health and counseling theoryPart 2 covers the Microskills in detailPart 3 demonstrates how to use the skills to counsel people with specific health problemsThis reader-friendly text provides many opportunities for students to practice, review, and apply the information presented.

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