By Jacqueline Corcoran
This can be a much-needed perform ebook that demonstrates how supporting pros can emphasize their consumers' resilience, energy, and capacities, instead of targeting pathology or deficits. It deals an integrative perform version for either review and intervention that interweaves strengths-based (specifically solution-focused treatment and motivational interviewing) and skills-building (cognitive-behavioral) methods. within the strengths-and-skills-based version, assisting execs suppose that consumers own the mandatory capacities to resolve their very own difficulties, reworking the healing courting right into a collaboration considering bolstering motivation and assets for swap. while those assets are exhausted or while deficits develop into a considerable barrier, then practitioner and consumer paintings to increase an individualized skills-building plan. a variety of examples, written by way of Jacqueline Corcoran with specialists from diversified fields of perform, essentially reveal how the version may be utilized to members and households suffering from habit difficulties, melancholy, substance abuse, anxiousness, violence, and abuse, in order that either strengths and abilities maximize the client's luck. This leading edge, dynamic source is a must-have for practitioners around the assisting, social provider, and psychological health and wellbeing professions.