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Hope-focused strategies for counsellors

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dc.contributor.advisor Shepard, Blythe
dc.contributor.author Mutcher, Ashleigh Lauren
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-11T22:11:42Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-11T22:11:42Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10133/3157
dc.description ix, 173 leaves ; 29 cm en_US
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this project was to develop a comprehensive workshop manual, by synthesizing existing research related to practical applications of hope-focused counselling skills. Hope-focused counselling requires a conscious decision on the part of the therapist to incorporate hope into counselling sessions. Tools and techniques found to be particularly beneficial when exploring hope with clients were discussed and outlined in this project. Hope-focused counsellors rely heavily on narrative interventions with the goal of improving therapeutic outcomes and increasing client hope by broadening clients’ perspectives when options are limited by feelings of hopelessness. The first part of this project includes an introduction to the study, a comprehensive literature review on hope, applications of hope in counselling, a detailed outline of the manual, project development methods, and a synthesis of the information. The second part of the project is a standalone document, located in the Appendix, consists of a facilitator guide for conducting the workshop, and the Hope Toolbox containing handouts necessary for participation in the workshop. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Lethbridge, Alta. :|bUniversity of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education,|c2011 en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Project (University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education) en_US
dc.subject Hope (Psychological aspects) en_US
dc.subject Counseling -- Handbooks, manuals, etc en_US
dc.title Hope-focused strategies for counsellors en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.publisher.faculty Education en_US

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