John Swain, BSc, PGCE, MSc, PhD, Jim Clark, MA, CertEd, AdDipDrama, SpecEd, Sally French, MCSP, DipTP, BSc, MSc(Psych), MSc(Soc), PhD, Karen Parry, Bed, PhD and Frances Reynolds, BSc, Dip. Psych Couns, PhD
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This book explores the provision and practice of professional support and refers to the processes of enabling relationships between participants: professionals and clients. It also invokes the power of relationships to empower and construct change.
Coverage of the issues surrounding the use of counseling skills provides the reader with knowledge of the processes and principles of professional support.
Reflective practitioner approach provides ideas for individual and group activities to help relate knowledge to real-life practice.
Wide range of personal and formal perspectives includes various diverse points of view, including that of the client.
By John Swain, BSc, PGCE, MSc, PhD, Principal Lecturer (Research) and Reader in Disability Studies, Faculty of Health, Social Work and Education, University of Northumbria, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK; Jim Clark, MA, CertEd, AdDipDrama, SpecEd, Head of Arts Education, University of Northumbria, Newcastle upon Tyne UK; Sally French, MCSP, DipTP, BSc, MSc(Psych), MSc(Soc), PhD, Senior Lecturer, School of Management and Social Sciences, King Alfred's College of Higher Education, Winchester, UK; Karen Parry, Bed, PhD, Inter Agency Development Officer, Sunderland City Council, Tyne and War, UK; and Frances Reynolds, BSc, Dip. Psych Couns, PhD, Lecturer in Psychology and Rehabilitation Counselling, Department of Health Studies, Brunel University, Isleworth, UK
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