Choices: Interviewing and Counselling Skills for Canadians (4th Edition)

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Choices: Interviewing and Counselling Skills for Canadians, Fourth Edition, presents an introduction to interviewing and counselling skills from a Canadian perspective. My goal has been to provide a practical guide to assist professionals in the helping disciplines in developing knowledge, skills, and attitudes for effective interviewing and counselling.

 

 

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I have worked with a few other counselling texts over the years and find Choices: Interviewing and Counselling Skills for Canadians, to be one of the most comprehensive beginner counselling texts.  ... I personally find the exercises extremely useful at reinforcing newly acquired content.

          –Kristen Buscaglia, Niagara College

 

Key Features of this edition include

·    New to the 4th edition - Success Tips: a compilation of student Success Tips organized by chapter organized by chapter with page references

·    Enhanced coverage of ethical dilemmas, self-determination, contracting, culture, stages of change, principles of effective confrontation and AIDS/HIV

·    Case examples, statistics and ethical references reflecting Canadian realities

·    Challenging exercises that promote skill development, conceptual understanding, and self-awareness

About the Author:

Bob Shebib, a counsellor with over 35 years of experience in clinical work, teaching, and consulting, has broad experience in the field. He has worked in child protection, public welfare, corrections, and residential youth care. He has graduate degrees in both social work and business. Bob is the author of numerous textbooks and scholarly papers on the topic of counselling, including: Counselling Skills for Social Service Workers (two editions); Financial Assistance Skills; Counselling Skills; Choices: Counseling Skills for Social Workers and Other Professionals; and Choices: Interviewing and Counselling Skills For Canadians (3 editions). As well, he has been a keynote speaker at many national and international conferences, including presentation of a paper titled “Cultural Intelligence” in Shanghai, China. In 2004—2005, he led a Canadian team of scholars who are collaborating on a book comparing the social service governance systems in China and Canada. Bob is the coordinator of the Community Social Service Worker program at Douglas College, New Westminster, BC, where he also teaches a variety of counselling courses. As well, he maintains an active community consulting and training practice. Customized workshops based on his texts can be arranged.

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