Becoming a Helper (2nd Edition)
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About "Becoming a Helper (2nd Edition)"
Intended as a core text for introduction to counseling/human services or practical/internship in departments of human services, psychology, social work (both graduate/undergraduate) and counsellor education (graduate level), this volume can also be used as a supplementary text for a variety of courses dealing with helping skills or counselling theory and practice. Focusing on the struggles, anxieties, and uncertainties involved in becoming an effective helper, this book challenges the reader to take a candid look at the demands and strains they will face in the helping professions and their motives for choosing a helping career. Encouraging active involvement on the part of the reader, the Coreys offer practical strategies for coping with the stresses associated with helping, as well as an overview of the stages of the helping process.