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The use of counselling skills in the emergency services
Author: Hetherington, Angela
2001
Format: Book
This book examines the use of counselling skills in the working environment of the emergency services. It looks at the stress and trauma of emergency service work, and draws on the first hand experiences of personnel
Social work Emergency services Counselling Occupational / industrial health & safety First aid & paramedical services
Table of contents
1. Counselling skills in the context of the emergency services;
2. Issues in the use of counselling skills;
3. Counselling skills in action;
4. Working with post traumatic stress;
5. Vicarious traumatization;
6. Counselling skills in peer support;
7. Legal and ethical implications in the use of counselling skills;
8. Conclusion;
Appendix A. symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder;
Appendix B. secondary symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder;
Appendix C. symptoms of stress;
Appendix D. referral resource.
Published: Open University Press; Buckingham. U.K.
Shelf Number: Sw22
Acquisiton Number: 2060
ISBN: 0335200605

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