This is an invaluable guide to making the most of helping relationships. It concentrates on the practicalities and explores how to structure the help practitioners give to young people.
Including case studies, reflective exercises, and dialogue examples that illustrate the model and use of skills, chapters cover:the context for youth support services and what `professional helping' and youth support roles involvethe practical development of the helping skills and strategies required by a practitioner concepts from various counselling models that have particular relevance for helping young people and discussing `hard to reach' young people the stages of Egan's skilled helper model in some depth, applying it particularly to youth support work.
Describing an accessible `how-to' approach to engaging with young people, this book will be essential reading to all those working in information, advice, guidance and youth support settings, whether giving first-in-line or intensive support to young people.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 120
Weight: 363 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 9 mm
'Valuable for all practitioners working with young people in one-to-one situations or in group work.' - Australian Journal of Career Development
'A welcome addition to the materials available to support practitioners in getting to grips with the theoretical underpinning of their work and developing their interview skills.' - British Journal of Guidance and Counselling
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