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ERIC Number: ED050336
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Pages: 366
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Helping Relationships; Basic Concepts for the Helping Professions.
Combs, Arthur W.; And Others
Written for people who are entering or who are already engaged in some form of the helping professions, this book attempts to answer the following questions: "What ideas about human behavior have special value for understanding the helping relationship?""What do these imply for effective practice in the helping professions?" Concepts discussed are: What Is a Professional Helper?; Two Ways of Looking at Behavior; Self-Concept: Product and Producer of Experience; A Humanistic View of Motive; The Crucial Character of Meaning; Learning as Meaning Change; The Limits of Man's Becoming; Freedom and Self-Actualization; Goals and Purposes of Helping; Developing Understanding; Establishing Helping Relationships; Aiding the Search for New Meaning; Communication; Varied Roles of Helpers; and The Helper as Person and Citizen. Selected Readings, related to the topics in a chapter, are listed at the end of each chapter. (DB)
Allyn and Bacon, Inc., 470 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, Mass. 02210
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Identifiers: University of Florida