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Author Smith, Heather (Heather Nicolette)

Title The art of helping others : being around, being there, being wise / Heather Smith and Mark K Smith
Published London ; Philadelphia, PA : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2008


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Description 175 pages ; 23 cm
Contents The art of helping others -- Having and being -- Being around, being there, being wise -- Working with -- On pesonal troubles and public issues -- The book -- Living life well -- What is virtue? -- Flourishing and happiness -- Caring for the whole person -- Being connected -- Knowing and being ourselves -- Knowing yourself -- Selfhood -- Our character and belief systems -- Authenticity -- Integrity -- Being true to yourself -- Being called to care -- Being wise -- Wisdom and appreciating what a good life might entail -- Being open to truth -- Developing the capacity to reflect -- Being knowledgeable -- Being discerning -- Relating to others -- Relationship for starters -- Relationship and happiness -- Relation, irrelation and the space between -- Relationship and otherness -- Relating to others as helpers -- Some issues -- Working to make change possible -- Building communities of truth -- Engaging in helping conversations -- Nurturing moments of reflection and connection -- Teaching and speaking to the condition of others -- Encouraging informed and committed action -- Evaluating what has gone on -- Deepening our practice -- On disciplines and commitments -- Taking our place in a community of practice -- Thinking about role -- Finding balance -- Journaling -- Reading -- Talking -- Organizing with others -- Getting from here to there -- Some problems -- Exploiting the gaps -- Acting with integrity -- Developing and nurturing relationships in our agencies -- Looking beyond our immediate organizations -- Engaging creatively with civil society -- Developing policies to support helping
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Counseling.
Helping behavior.
Author Smith, Mark, 1950 June 25-
LC no. 2007044968
ISBN 9781843106388 pb alkaline paper