Becoming a Helper
Ideal for anyone embarking on or considering a career in the helping professions, BECOMING A HELPER, Sixth Edition provides an overview of the stages of the helping process while teaching students the skills and knowledge they need to become successful helping professionals. Drawing on their years of experience, Corey and Corey focus on the struggles, anxieties, and uncertainties students often encounter on the road to becoming effective helpers. In addition, the text emphasizes self-reflection on a number of professional issues and challenges readers to examine their motives for choosing a helping career. Finally, the authors help students decide if a career in the helping professions is right for them by asking them to take a candid look at the demands and strains they'll face in the helping professions.
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This is a decent beginning text book for the beginning counselor. It covers most topics beginners should know, and is pretty readable. It is an overview, and would be best used in a classroom setting. Read full review
Are the Helping Professions for You?
Knowing Your Values
Helper Know Thyself
Common Concerns of Beginning Helpers
The Helping Process
Theory Applied to Practice
Ethical and Legal Issues Facing Helpers
Managing Boundary Issues
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