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By Lisa Miller

ISBN-10: 1412907152

ISBN-13: 9781412907156

Bringing a variety of healing versions, with their theoretical underpinnings and talents, without delay right into a social paintings context, this middle textbook deals a consultant to the applying of counselling talents to social paintings practice.

`The content material of the publication is excellent.... The power lies in its designated software of rules to perform. using the case fabric to demonstrate program is superb and works good' - Helen Cosis-Brown, college of Middlesex

The ebook specializes in 8 imperative healing versions and every of those is explored to demonstrate how the underlying concept will be utilized to specialist perform. the writer then identifies the main abilities that are hired for the best social paintings intervention. Key good points of the publication include:

- a realistic skills-based approach

- various case-studies drawn from a number of `real-life' settings

- satisfies the benchmark instructions structuring the hot social paintings degree

- end-of-chapter Reflective Questions, tips for perform and Tables summarizing the major theoretical ideas and their applications.

This is a necessary consultant to enhancing conversation abilities and intervention with service-users.

Written in a full of life and fascinating variety it will likely be a useful textual content for undergraduate scholars in social paintings. it is going to even be valuable for certified practitioners to augment knowing of conversation and the method of switch in the course of the medium of counselling talents.

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Ajay listened intently, tuning in to two major indicators of where Gregor had not been meeting his potential.

As with other chapters, this is not all-inclusive and further reading is strongly recommended. Secondly, some of the skills associated with this approach will be examined in detail within a social work context. Contained within this is an exploration of the three fundamental therapeutic attributes for effective communication with vulnerable people in need, building on listening skills: congruence, empathy and unconditional positive regard (Rogers, 1957). The Humanistic School The Humanistic School (Nelson-Jones, 2000) is named as a result of its value base, advocating that human beings have individual potential that needs to be achieved in order to experience satisfaction with life.

Qxd 28 10/12/2005 1:03 PM Page 28 COUNSELLING SKILLS FOR SOCIAL WORK tendencies, in her interpretation of the approach. However, implicit in the self-structure is the idea that tendencies develop as part of the organisation of the self-structure through a life-long evolutionary process. The self-structure is thus an individually unique organisation that allows the self to function and perceive the world. Sometimes awareness of the impact of experience is not directly available to us if we have had to adapt it to survive or function adequately in a difficult environment.

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