In this application-oriented text, the authors help students learn how to carry out consultation by breaking down the theories and processes of into specific skills and applications. The focus of the book is more on the practical than theoretical and offers strategies for dealing with resistance, the most conistent problem in consultation. Flexible and alternate views of consultation are provided, rather than absolute instructions or descriptionsl. In addition, ethical and legal dilemmas are discussed as they relate to the practice of consultation, and a look ahead identifies current trends and future professional issues that will likely influence the consultation field.
Table of Contents
PART ONE: ALL ABOUT CONSULTATION. 1. Introduction to Consultation. 2. Stages of Consultation. 3. Consultation Models and Approaches. 4. Measuring Consultation Efficacy. 5. Resistance and Reactance to the Consultation Process. PART TWO: CONSULTATION SETTINGS. 6. Consultation in Educational Settings. 7. Consultation in Child Development Settings. 8. Consultation in Health Care Settings. 9. Consultation in Business and Industrial Settings. PART THREE: ISSUES AND CONCEPTS. 10. Special Consultation Applications. 11. Ethical and Legal Dilemmas in Consultation. PART FOUR: LOOKING AHEAD. 12. Becoming a Consultant. 13. Trends in Psychological Consultation. Glossary. Index.
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