This practical book offers valuable information, suggestions, and guidelines designed to help readers learn how to work effectively in an agency setting. The unifying theme and framework is the value and importance of looking at personal and professional aspects of agency counseling. This text helps the reader look inside themselves as well as outside of themselves at their agency.
Explores personal and professional aspects of agency counseling and its daily challenges and rewards. Looks at service standards and procedures, funding, and ethical issues, as well as practical issues such as salaries and prevention of burnout. Explains how agency counseling has been affected by the managed care revolution, and guides readers in discovering values and motivations for becoming an agency counselor. The authors are affiliated with Cleveland State University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)