Choices: Interviewing And Counselling Skills For Canadians by Bob ShebibChoices: Interviewing And Counselling Skills For Canadians by Bob Shebib

Choices: Interviewing And Counselling Skills For Canadians

byBob Shebib

Paperback | March 31, 2016

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This ‘made in Canada’ book is for introductory counselling and interviewing courses in social work and social service educational programs at colleges and universities. It also serves as a reference for professionals in social work, youth justice, child and youth counselling, addictions and psychology.

Helping students develop professional counselling competency. 

The preferred text in its discipline, Choices: Interview and Counselling Skills for Canadians, is a practical guide that helps Canadian professionals develop the knowledge, abilities and attitudes for effective interviewing and counselling. It strives to help students gain a wide range of skills based on supported theory and evidence-based best practices.

Choices provides the Canadian context for Canadian professional counsellors who are governed by their own code of ethics and federal and provincial legislation. The Canadian health and social services structures further define the uniqueness of the Canadian Counselling environment.  

Bob Shebib, Faculty Emeritus, Douglas College is a counsellor with over 35 years of experience in clinical work, teaching, and consulting. He has worked in child protection, public welfare, corrections, residential youth care, and he has been actively involved in international work in China and Africa.  Most recently, he was involved i...
Title:Choices: Interviewing And Counselling Skills For CanadiansFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 11 × 8.25 × 0.5 inPublished:March 31, 2016Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0134005147

ISBN - 13:9780134005140

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Table of Contents

1 Professional Identity: Ethics, Values, and Self-Awareness

2 The Skills, Process, and Pitfalls of Counselling

3 Relationship: The Foundation for Change

4 Listening & Responding: The Basis for Understanding

5 Asking Questions: The Search for Meaning

6 Empathic Connections

7 Supporting Empowerment and Change

8 Difficult Situations: Engaging with Hard-to-Reach Clients

9 Mental Disorders and Substance Abuse

10 Cultural Intelligence

Appendix:  Brain Basics