An Introduction to Helping Skills

Counselling, Coaching and Mentoring

by Jane Westergaard

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ISBNs
  • 9781473925106
  • 9781473987319
  • 9781473988071

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.


  • SAGE Publications; November 2016
  • ISBN: 9781473987319
  • Edition: 1
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure ePub format
  • Title: An Introduction to Helping Skills
  • Author: Jane Westergaard
  • Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9781473925106
  • 9781473987319
  • 9781473988071

In The Press

In this engaging book, Jane Westergaard draws on her extensive knowledge and experience as a helper and educator. Those who are new to counselling, coaching and mentoring are in safe hands here; those who are already familiar with these disciplines will find much to stimulate and provoke fresh thinking.

 

 



Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9781473925106
  • 9781473987319
  • 9781473988071