Acknowledged author Richard Blonna wrote Health Counseling: A Microskills Approach For Counselors, Educators, And School Nurses comprising 352 pages back in 2010. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0763781568 and 9780763781569. Since then Health Counseling: A Microskills Approach For Counselors, Educators, And School Nurses textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $20.92 or rent at the marketplace.
The ONLY health counseling textbook to use a single, theoretical framework to teach the subject. Health Counseling: A Microskills Approach for Counselors, Educators, and School Nurses, Second Edition teaches non-professionally trained counselors the basic skills of counseling. It addresses primary prevention issues such as preventing unintended pregnancy, STDs, as well as secondary prevention issues like diabetes and asthma. A new chapter on legal and ethical issues covers setting limits with students, ethical practice boundaries, and how to make referrals. Based on the Ivey s MicroSkills Model, which breaks counseling into discrete skills that can be mastered and applied, it theorizes that to help people manage their health problems, counselors must help clients work through any emotional distress associated with them. The Second Edition is divided into three parts: Part 1 covers general health and counseling theory; Part 2 covers the Microskills in detail; Part 3 demonstrates how to