Providing Support to Young People
A Guide to Interviewing in Helping Relationships
Routledge – 2007 – 120 pages
This is an invaluable guide to making the most of helping relationships. It concentrates on the practicalities and explores how to structure the help practitioners give to young people.
Including case studies, reflective exercises, and dialogue examples that illustrate the model and use of skills, chapters cover:
Describing an accessible ‘how-to’ approach to engaging with young people, this book will be essential reading to all those working in information, advice, guidance and youth support settings, whether giving first-in-line or intensive support to young people.
'Valuable for all practitioners working with young people in one-to-one situations or in group work.' - Australian Journal of Career Development
'A welcome addition to the materials available to support practitioners in getting to grips with the theoretical underpinning of their work and developing their interview skills.' - British Journal of Guidance and Counselling
1. Introduction 2. Helping: Definitions and Purpose 3. Activities within the Helping Relationship 4. The Helping Context 5. The Young Person-Focused Approach 6. Helping Skills and Strategies 7. SIM: The Helping Process
Hazel Reid is Head of the Centre for Career and Personal Development at Canterbury Chrsit Church University.
Alison Fiedling is a Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Career and Personal Development at Canterbury Chrsit Church University.