Consultation for Contemporary Helping Professionals

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Pearson/Allyn and Bacon, 2004 - Education - 320 pages
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In this new book, traditional models of consulting are presented, critically examined, and reworked to incorporate issues of race and gender into their respective theoretical principles. This book presents a perspective that is relevant to contemporary professional consultants. It engages readers on deep, personal and professional levels while filling critical holes in the preparation of mental health professionals to conduct professional consultation. For example, the book discusses in detail the psychological contract, which is the most critical element determining the success of consultants' work. In staying true to the emphasis in the helping professions on relationships, this text places strong emphasis on identifying and analyzing the numerous and complex relationships that emerge in consultation theory and real-world consultation practice. For anyone in the helping professions.

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Writing this review is difficult for two reasons: 1. The author is also one of my (brilliant) professors, and 2. Much of what is in the book is linked to the classes taken with this professor that I ... Read full review



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