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Counselling and Helping Carers

Counselling and Helping Carers

J. Mitchell Noon

ISBN: 978-1-854-33272-1 May 1999 Wiley-Blackwell 156 Pages

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$58.95

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Illustrated by case studies throughout, this book examines the experience of carers, considers the special characteristics of carers as a population, and considers how help might best be provided by those involved in the professional helping role.
List of tables.

List of figures.

Foreword.

Preface to the Series.

1. Background and Introduction.

2. The task of caring.

3. A model of coping.

4. The needs of carers.

5. Helping: the basic skills.

6. Putting it all together.

7. Conclusions.

Appendix A: Useful organizations/agencies - UK.

Appendix B: Useful organizations/agencies - US.

References.

Index.

'... the use of case studies throughout the book makes it both engrossing and sometimes moving.'

Health Psychology Update.

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'All community nurses should find this book to be a useful aid in their work with carers. Even those people with advanced counselling and helping skills will find the particular context of this book should help to enhance their understanding of the particular needs of carers.'

Journal of Community Nursing.


  • This book provides basic counselling and 'helping skills' to enable health care and voluntary workers to be more effective and responsive to carers' needs.

  • Illustrated by case studies throughout, this book examines the experience of carers.

  • Considers the special characteristics of carers as a population.

  • Considers how help might best be provided by those involved in the professional helping role.