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Helping College Students

Helping College Students is a practical resource that examines the specific knowledge and skills that student affairs professionals must acquire if they are to be both effective and ethical when helping, counseling, and advising students. Written by Amy Reynolds, an expert in the field of psychology and student affairs, this important book offers a synthesis of traditional counseling techniques and includes illustrative examples of how to implement proven methods when working within the academy.

Helping College Students includes a wealth of information that professionals can apply to all areas of student affairs including residence life, admissions, financial aid, academic advising, intercollegiate athletics, and more. Comprehensive in scope, this book

  • Contains principles and practices of counseling

  • Reviews counseling theories and practices for college student personnel

  • Recommends effective individual and group interventions

  • Outlines multicultural issues in counseling and development

  • Offers myriad counseling theories

  • Includes professional and ethical issues in counseling

  • Suggests intervention skills in college student personnel

  • Covers issues on student developmental counseling

Helping College Students is written for faculty members and higher education professionals who work one-on-one and in groups with students.?In addition, the book can be used for the professional development of higher education practitioners who want to enhance their interpersonal skills.

Synopsis:

Praise for Helping College Students

"I am pleased to see a new book on issues affecting college students with an integration of counseling practice and theory. College student educators need a fresh look at the way college students' needs are being met in the academy of today. This book does just that."—Gregory Roberts, executive director, ACPA – College Student Educators International

"Student affairs professionals face new challenges in conflict and crisis management, group and individual dynamics, and supervision of multicultural and multidisciplinary staff. Reynolds elucidates the range and depth of helping skills needed to nurture and challenge our students to be all that they can be in the global multicultural world where we all now live, work, and play."—Louise Douce, assistant vice president, student affairs director, Counseling and Consultation Service, The Ohio State University

"For professionals focused on helping college students, this book provides the perfect blend of counseling theory, skills, and administrative reality."

—Vasti Torres, associate professor, Indiana University Bloomington

Synopsis:

There is a need for a book that fully examines the specific and unique awareness, knowledge, and skills that are necessary for student affairs and other practitioners to be effective and ethical in their helping, counseling, and advising roles. This book addresses the core assumptions and underlying beliefs that impact the helping, counseling, and advising roles and skills that are central to higher education. It synthesizes and integrates information from traditional counseling therapy texts and offers examples of how to utilize such skills within student affairs. Written for faculty members and professionals.

About the Author

Amy L. Reynolds, PhD, is a licensed psychologist and assistant professor in the Department of Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology at the State University of New York at Buffalo. She teaches core courses and advanced seminars for master's students in mental health counseling and doctoral students in counseling psychology. She is coauthor of Multicultural Competence in Student Affairs from Jossey-Bass.

Table of Contents

Foreword.

Preface.

About the Authors.

PART 1: UNDERSTANDING THE HELPER'S ROLE.

1. Student Affairs Practitioners as Helpers.

2. Mental Health Needs and Realities on Campus.

3. Ethical Implications for Helping in Higher Education.

4. Underlying and Relevant Helping Theories (John A. Mueller).

PART 2: ESSENTIAL HELPING SKILLS.

5. Becoming a Multiculturally Competent Helper.

6. Microcounseling Skills (Marcia Roe Clark).

7. Conflict and Crisis Management.

8. Group Dynamics and Skills.

9. Supervision.

10. Looking to the Future: Integrating the Helping Role.

References.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780787986452
Author:
Reynolds, Amy L.
Publisher:
Jossey-Bass
Foreword by:
Komives, Susan R.
Foreword:
Komives, Susan R.
Contribution by:
Mueller, John A.
Contribution:
Mueller, John A.
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Student affairs services.
Subject:
Higher
Subject:
Adult & Continuing Education
Subject:
student affairs resources
Subject:
student affairs effectiveness
Subject:
effective student affairs professionals
Subject:
counseling and student affairs
Subject:
advising and student affairs
Subject:
Student affairs services -- United States.
Subject:
Education-Higher Education
Subject:
Student Affairs & Development (Higher Education)
Subject:
Student affairs professionals, student affairs resources, student affairs effectiveness, effective student affairs professionals, counseling and student affairs, advising and student affairs
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education
Publication Date:
December 2008
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
9.00x6.30x1.20 in. 1.14 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Praise for Helping College Students

"I am pleased to see a new book on issues affecting college students with an integration of counseling practice and theory. College student educators need a fresh look at the way college students' needs are being met in the academy of today. This book does just that."—Gregory Roberts, executive director, ACPA – College Student Educators International

"Student affairs professionals face new challenges in conflict and crisis management, group and individual dynamics, and supervision of multicultural and multidisciplinary staff. Reynolds elucidates the range and depth of helping skills needed to nurture and challenge our students to be all that they can be in the global multicultural world where we all now live, work, and play."—Louise Douce, assistant vice president, student affairs director, Counseling and Consultation Service, The Ohio State University

"For professionals focused on helping college students, this book provides the perfect blend of counseling theory, skills, and administrative reality."

—Vasti Torres, associate professor, Indiana University Bloomington

"Synopsis" by , There is a need for a book that fully examines the specific and unique awareness, knowledge, and skills that are necessary for student affairs and other practitioners to be effective and ethical in their helping, counseling, and advising roles. This book addresses the core assumptions and underlying beliefs that impact the helping, counseling, and advising roles and skills that are central to higher education. It synthesizes and integrates information from traditional counseling therapy texts and offers examples of how to utilize such skills within student affairs. Written for faculty members and professionals.
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