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Balancing Acts

Studies in Counselling Training


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This book examines the philosophy and constructs of counselling training and the means by which students and trainers manage the complex demands placed upon them during the training process. The three main sections of the book explore key aspects of being trainers : the pressures and stresses involved, issues of gender and power; the complexities of co-training elements of training : academic and voluntary settings; negotiated and reflective learning; assessment; issues arising from the functions of groups experiences of being trainees : first hand accounts from practitioners of the challenges they faced in their training. The counsellors, trainers and supervisors who share their research and experience as reflective practitioners provide a clear analysis of the balancing act involved in any adult learning.
Release date NZ
September 3rd, 1998
Edited by Hazel Johns
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
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