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Solution-Focused Practice (2nd Edition)

Effective Communication to Facilitate Change

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 224
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22 February 2019

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22 March 2019

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This textbook shows how any conversation directed towards change can become a solution-focused one, whether in planned series of sessions with individuals, families, groups, or in the less structured contexts in which many...

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This textbook shows how any conversation directed towards change can become a solution-focused one, whether in planned series of sessions with individuals, families, groups, or in the less structured contexts in which many helping professionals work.

Full of real-life case examples and stimulating activities, this will be an invaluable guide to anyone wanting to develop their skills in this empowering approach. This textbook is a comprehensive and accessible guide for anyone who wishes to incorporate solution-focused practice.

Originating in the world of talking therapies, the adaptability and usability of solution-focused practice is already used by many practitioners in health, social care and educational settings.

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Offers a clear, step-by-step guide to the solution-focused approach, which actually models how solution-focused communication work
Demonstrates the applicability of solution-focused approaches to a wide range of settings beyond just counselling and psychotherapy




The range of examples will be broadened to incorporate more from Social Work and Nursing to reflect the readership
We will introduce end of chapter summaries
Policy, procedure or legislation will be updated as necessary




1. Introduction
2. The Solution-Focused Process
3. Contracting
4. Description I: The Preferred Future
5. Description II: Instances
6. Bridging the Preferred Future and Its Instances: Scaling Questions
7. Acknowledgement and Possibility: Coping Questions and More
8. Putting It All Together
8. Applications and Adaptations
10. Becoming a Solution-Focused Practitioner.

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Guy Shennan is a solution-focused practitioner, consultant and trainer. First using solution-focused practice as a social worker during the 1990s, he now practises and teaches the approach widely in the UK and beyond.

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Guy Shennan is a solution-focused practitioner, consultant and trainer. First using solution-focused practice as a social worker during the 1990s, he now practises and teaches the approach widely in the UK and beyond.

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