Counseling Adults in Transition, Fourth Edition

Counseling Adults in Transition, Fourth Edition

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The only textbook explicitly designed to address counseling with adults who are coping with individual, relationship, and work transitions, this volume integrates the basic tenets of adult development with therapeutic practice. It is based on Schlossberg's theory of transitions, a new process and content model that offers effective techniques for helping adults to understand and successfully navigate normal life transitions. This revised edition addresses contemporary societal ills that exacerbate adult life transitions, such as a tumultuous economy, increased unemployment, bankruptcies, and foreclosures, and focuses on our increasing racial and cultural diversity. The volume also expands its consideration of spiritual and social justice issues and provides a more integrated and holistic approach to adult transitional counseling. Key Features of the New Edition: Based on Schlossberg's technique, a new model for counseling adults in transition Offers practical new strategies and exercises for use in transitional counseling Addresses unemployment and coping in an uncertain social/economic context Focuses on loss and resilience, diversity, culture, social justice, and spirituality Contains new sections on transitioning to adulthood, living arrangements including diverse family structures, mobility, siblings, in-laws, and retirement Introduces new concepts such as collectivist coping, hardiness, mindfulness, and transcendenceFirst, the family kept trying to modify the situation by continuous, systematic job hunting. ... They joined a support group, made up of others with the same problem, which focused on the economic aspects of structural unemployment as well as job search strategies. ... A series of workshops on job search, for example , might include networking, writing a cover letter, writing a rAcsumAc, identifying job openingsanbsp;...


Title:Counseling Adults in Transition, Fourth Edition
Author: Mary Anderson, PhD, Jane Goodman, PhD, Nancy K. Schlossberg, EdD
Publisher:Springer Publishing Company - 2011-08-09
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