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Author Higham, P. E., 1939- author

Title Communication and interviewing skills for practice in social work, counselling and the health professions / Patricia Higham
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2020
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Description 1 online resource (202 pages) : illustrations
Series Student social work
Student social work
Contents Introducing communication and interviewing skills -- The person -- The professional practitioner -- Different communication approaches as essential tools of practice -- Interviewing skills -- A conceptual basis for communicating and interviewing in different practice situations -- Information giving as a form of communication -- Ethical concerns for communication and interviewing -- Communication and interviewing in different organisational contexts -- Communicating with technology, computers, and artificial intelligence -- Communication in different practice situations, including people in crisis, or with mental illness, autism, diabetes, addictions, or obesity, -- Communicating in situations of loss -- Domestic violence and communication -- Communicating with life stories and biographical approaches -- Communicating with older people -- Communicating with people with physical impairments, learning difficulties, and/or anxiety and depression -- Communicating with children and young people -- Professional development to improve communication and interviewing skills -- Summarising the book's content and themes
Summary "This book supports and develops the communication and interviewing skills of professional practitioners and student practitioners in social work, counselling, and the health professions. Combining work on personal and social constructs, Frankl's search for meaning, and Bronfenbrenner's ecological theory, this book both provides an integrated discussion of practice and presents a balanced approach when discussing psychological, biological, and social influences on individual well-being. Furthermore, it emphasises the influence of social contexts on behaviour and well-being, as well as valuing and encouraging the application of practitioners' prior experience and learning (APEL) to new knowledge and understanding. Containing a range of practice examples to stimulate learning, this book promotes a collaboration between the professions, and welcomes the contributions of people who use services, patients and clients. Communication and Interviewing Skills for Practice in Social Work, Counselling and the Health Professions will be of interest to all undergraduate and postgraduate social work students, as well as new and experienced professional health care practitioners"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Communication in medicine -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Communication in social work -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Interviewing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Communication in medicine.
Communication in social work.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0429439490