An Introduction to Helping Skills

Counselling, Coaching and Mentoring

Jane Westergaard,

An Introduction to Helping Skills: Counselling, Coaching and Mentoring
 

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Readers will be introduced to the three core approaches of counselling, coaching and mentoring, and shown how they work across a variety of settings, including therapy, teaching, social work and nursing.

Part 1 takes readers through the theory, approaches and skills needed for helping work, and includes chapters on:

  • The differences and similarities of counselling, coaching and mentoring
  • Foundational and advanced skills for effective helping
  • Supervision and reflective practice
  • Ethical helping and working with diversity

Part 2 shows how helping skills look in practice, in a variety of different helping professions. 10 specially-written case studies show you the intricacies of different settings and client groups, including work in schools, hospitals, telephone helplines and probation programs.

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