The Resource Building the client's relational base : A multidisciplinary handbook

Building the client's relational base : A multidisciplinary handbook

Building the client's relational base : A multidisciplinary handbook
Building the client's relational base
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A multidisciplinary handbook
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.F87 2013
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non fiction
Building the client's relational base : A multidisciplinary handbook
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • mel
  • fro
  • Machine generated contents note: 1.Introduction -- Aims of the text -- Policy and practice -- Origins of the work -- Structure of the book -- 2.Anchor points -- You can't j̀ust do it': practical theory -- Social determinants of health -- A process of individualization -- Principles from feminist and critical scholarship -- Generalizing about ǹormal' and at-risk populations -- 3.Isolation and its accomplices -- Are interpersonal attachments necessary? -- Kinship libido -- Loneliness and autonomy -- Social inclusion and social exclusion -- Dynamics of isolation -- 4.How are we getting along? -- Insiders and outsiders -- The experience of individualization -- In and out of control -- Vitamin me -- Can the cycles of loneliness and isolation be interrupted? -- 5.Questioning professional norms -- Painting ourselves into the picture -- Agents of connection or separation? -- Problematic professional norms -- Practice wisdom and the culture of practitioners --
  • Contents note continued: 6.The practitioner's context -- The organizational constraints to relationally focused practice -- Conflicts between the cultures of clients and professionals -- Every client has a culture -- Accessing complex interpersonal data -- 7.Attitudes determine practice -- Introduction -- Attitudes inform practice: thinking relationally -- Reflective exercise 1 Clarifying your values -- Reflective exercise 2 Thinking about Lennie -- Reflective exercise 3 Separation and connection -- Decision points in relationally oriented practice -- The assessment process -- Summary -- 8.Relationship-building skills -- Getting started -- Addressing the client as a relational being -- Working systemically with individuals -- Bringing In others: conjoint work and its variations -- Being creative with confidentiality -- Advanced relational work -- Role of planners, managers, and supervisors -- 9.Learning to act well relationally -- Working up an etiquette --
  • Contents note continued: Reflective exercise 4 Leading questions -- A simple relating exercise -- Coaching clients -- Five specific engagements to improve relational capacity -- Mediated forms of relating -- A complex example: working relationship building in a secure setting -- 10.Being an agent of cultural change -- The business of practice -- The practitioner as cultural actor -- Fantasized and complex autonomy -- Can traditional models of practice be relationship building? -- Summing up
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25 cm
x, 302 p.
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  • (OCoLC)810113738
  • md2764991x

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