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AE Becoming A Helper,
8th Edition

Marianne Schneider Corey, Gerald Corey

ISBN-13: 9789814896955 | ISBN-10: 9814896950

Copyright 2021

| Published 2020

List Price USD $113.95

Overview

Ideal for anyone beginning or considering a career in the helping professions, BECOMING A HELPER, Eighth Edition, provides an overview of the stages of the helping process while equipping students with the skills and knowledge to become successful professionals. Drawing on their years of experience, Corey and Corey focus on the struggles, anxieties and uncertainties students often encounter on the road to becoming effective helpers. Emphasizing self-reflection, they provide a candid look at the demands and strains of real-world practice -- helping students decide if this is the right career for them. It is an excellent resource for those planning a career in human services, counseling, social work, psychology, couples and family therapy, or related professions and helpers just starting their careers. In addition, MindTap empowers students with anywhere, anytime digital learning resources.

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Meet the Authors

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Marianne Schneider Corey is a licensed marriage and family therapist in California and a National Certified Counselor. She received her master's degree in marriage, family and child counseling from Chapman College. A Fellow of the Association for Specialists in Group Work, she and Gerald Corey received its Eminent Career Award in 2001. In 2011 they received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Mental Health Counselors Association, of which she is a member. She also holds memberships in the American Counseling Association, the American Group Psychotherapy Association, the Association for Specialists in Group Work, the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, and the Western Association of Counselor Education and Supervision. In the past 40 years, she and Gerald Corey have presented workshops in group counseling for mental health professionals at universities in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, China, Hong Kong, Korea, Germany, Belgium, Scotland, England and Ireland. In addition to BECOMING A HELPER, which has been translated into Korean and Japanese, she is co-author of ISSUES AND ETHICS IN THE HELPING PROFESSIONS, 10th Edition (with Gerald Corey and Cindy Corey), which has been translated into Japanese, Chinese and Korean; GROUPS: PROCESS AND PRACTICE, 10th Edition (with Gerald Corey and Cindy Corey), which has been translated into Korean, Chinese and Polish; I NEVER KNEW I HAD A CHOICE, 11th Edition (with Gerald Corey and Michelle Muratori), which has been translated into Chinese; and GROUP TECHNIQUES, Fourth Edition (with Gerald Corey, Patrick Callanan and Michael Russell), which has been translated into Portuguese, Korean, Japanese and Czech. Along with Gerald Corey and Robert Haynes, she also created two educational video programs: "Groups in Action: Evolution and Challenges DVD and Workbook" (2014) and "Ethics in Action: DVD and Workbook" (2015).

Gerald Corey is Professor Emeritus of Human Services and Counseling at California State University at Fullerton. He regularly teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in group counseling and ethics in counseling. He received his doctorate in counseling from the University of Southern California. Dr. Corey is a Diplomate in Counseling Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology; a licensed psychologist; and a National Certified Counselor. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (Division 17, Counseling Psychology; and Division 49, Group Psychotherapy); a Fellow of the American Counseling Association; and a Fellow of the Association for Specialists in Group Work. He and Marianne Schneider Corey received ASGW's Eminent Career Award in 2001 and the American Mental Health Counselors Association's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011. He received the Outstanding Professor of the Year Award from California State University at Fullerton in 1991. Dr. Corey is the author or co-author of 16 textbooks in counseling currently in print, along with more than 60 journal articles and book chapters. He has published six books with the American Counseling Association, including THE ART OF INTEGRATIVE COUNSELING, Fourth Edition (2019). Other Cengage titles he has authored or co-authored include ISSUES AND ETHICS IN THE HELPING PROFESSIONS, 10th Edition (2019), GROUPS: PROCESS AND PRACTICE, 10th Edition (2018), I NEVER KNEW I HAD A CHOICE, 11th Edition (2018), THEORY AND PRACTICE OF COUNSELING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY, 10th Edition (2017), THEORY AND PRACTICE OF GROUP COUNSELING, Ninth Edition (2016), GROUP TECHNIQUES, Fourth Edition (2015) and CASE APPROACH TO COUNSELING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY, Eighth Edition (2013). Dr. Corey also has made several educational DVD programs on various aspects of counseling practice, which are available through Cengage.

  • In addition to clips from the Ethics in Action program, the new MindTap for BECOMING A HELPER incorporates Groups in Action and Case of Ruth videos, case studies, self-inventories, assessment questions and much more. MindTap empowers students to read, listen and study on their phones, so they can learn on their own terms -- anytime, anywhere.
  • All-new learning objectives in every chapter equip students with a clear purpose to focus their learning efforts -- maximizing both their study time and course success.
  • Delivering the most current coverage available, each chapter of the new Eighth Edition has been carefully reviewed and thoroughly updated to present the latest thinking, research and trends in practice.

Table of Contents

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1. Are the Helping Professions for You?
2. Helper, Know Thyself.
3. Knowing Your Values.
4. Understanding Diversity.
5. Common Concerns of Beginning Helpers.
6. The Helping Process.
7. Theory Applied to Practice.
8. Ethical and Legal Issues Facing Helpers.
9. Managing Boundary Issues.
10. Getting the Most From Your Fieldwork and Supervision.
11. Working With Groups.
12. Working in the Community.
13. Stress, Burnout, and Self-Care.
14. Managing Crisis: Personally and Professionally.

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

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