Helping Process: Assessment to Termination

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Cengage Learning, Jan 1, 2011 - Political Science - 256 pages
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Integrating a unique conceptual- and skills-based approach, HELPING PROCESS: ASSESSMENT TO TERMINATION presents the methodology of the helping process as it is practiced in the human service field. The strong applied approach of this worktext includes an innovative content chapter/skill chapter format. Skills/techniques are introduced in an overview chapter, which is followed by a chapter that provides case examples and worksheets enabling students to put what they learn into practice. Five chapters focus on the application of skills necessary for assessing, intake interviewing, planning, building a case file, implementing, and terminating work with clients. HELPING PROCESS is thoroughly grounded in strength-based helping. Featuring a multicultural emphasis throughout, it details the helping process using quotes, in-depth case studies, vignettes, and examples from front-line service providers such as counselors, case managers, and social workers to illustrate and reinforce key concepts.
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Contents

Introducing the Helping Process
1
The Assessment Phase
19
Assessment Skills
37
Effective Intake Interviewing
67
Interviewing Skills
89
ServiceDelivery Planning
109
Planning Skills
129
Building a Case File
151
Skills to Build the Case File
181
Coordinating Services
193
Providing Services
205
Implementation and Termination Skills
219
Glossary
235
Index
239
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Tricia McClam is affiliated with the Mental Health Counseling (Master's) and Counselor Education (Ph.D.) programs at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She teaches various courses in both programs, including Cross Cultural Counseling, Formal Measurement, and Case Management. Her research broadly deals with case management in human service delivery, professional development, and international human services. Dr. McClam is associate editor of International Education and past co-editor of Human Service Education, both refereed journals. Included among her professional awards are the Helen B. Watson Outstanding Faculty Research Award in the College of Education (1998), a Certificate of Appreciation from the Council for Standards in Human Service Education (2001), and the Miriam Clubok Award from the National Organization for Human Service Education (2003). With Marianne Woodside, Dr. McClam is co-author of GENERALIST CASE MANAGEMENT: A METHOD OF HUMAN SERVICE DELIVERY, PROBLEM SOLVING IN THE HELPING PROFESSIONS, and HELPING PROCESS: ASSESSMENT TO TERMINATION.

Marianne Woodside is affiliated with the Human Services, Mental Health Counseling, and Counselor Education programs at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She coordinates the Counselor Education Ph.D. program, teaches foundations of counselor education, and supervises practicum and internship. Her primary research interests are international human services, human service education, and case management. Dr. Woodside has served on the editorial boards for JOURNAL OF HUMAN SERVICE EDUCATION and AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR COUNSELING AND DEVELOPMENT JOURNAL. Additionally, she served as secretary of the National Organization for Human Services Education. Dr. Woodside has published a wide range of journal articles and has an extensive record of presentations at national and international meetings. Her many awards include the Distinguished Recognition Award from the Council for Standards in Human Service Education (2001) and the Professional Development Research Award from the National Organization for Human Services Education (1999). Proven authors, Dr. Woodside and Dr. McClam also wrote the successful GENERALIST CASE MANAGEMENT: A METHOD OF HUMAN SERVICE DELIVERY, PROBLEM SOLVING IN THE HELPING PROFESSIONS, and HELPING PROCESS: ASSESSMENT TO TERMINATION.

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