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Helping College Students: Developing Essential Support Skills for Student Affairs Practice

3.52  ·  Rating details ·  54 ratings  ·  6 reviews
There is a need for a book that fully examines the specific and unique awareness, knowledge, and skills that are necessary for student affairs and other practitioners to be effective and ethical in their helping, counseling, and advising roles. This book addresses the core assumptions and underlying beliefs that impact the helping, counseling, and advising roles and skills ...more
Hardcover, 302 pages
Published December 3rd 2008 by Jossey-Bass
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James
Apr 16, 2019 rated it liked it
A useful overview of why we need to consider student affairs staff and their educationally based engagement work as fundamentally helping, however at time it veers toward contradiction and oversimplification. The theory is vital and sound, but it is lessened in impact by some elements. For instance, it discusses the multicultural aspects of students, but then uses some ageist elements and terminology in applying a child status to all students, stating in the conclusion "Student affairs ...more
Christina Brandsma
Jun 29, 2018 rated it liked it
Practical and helpful information. Some of the content felt overly simplified, but was generally research-based and useful.
Russell
Mar 16, 2017 rated it really liked it
This was a solid read with applicable techniques for every day interactions with students. A must read for anyone in student affairs.
Dina
Jun 22, 2012 rated it really liked it
Still reading this for graduate school, excellent book, with real life examples, wonderful reference for anyone working in higher education.
Amy Ledin
Jan 23, 2017 rated it really liked it
Great resource for new student affairs professionals.
Kari Jo
Mar 14, 2014 rated it liked it
Not bad. Was used as a text for a counseling class for students in the student affairs program. Most of what I read was already touched on in the intro class or through on the job experiences.
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