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The bilingual counselor's guide to Spanish : basic vocabulary and interventions for the non-Spanish speaker

Author: Roberto Swazo
Publisher: New York ; London : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Designed specifically with mental health professionals in mind, The Bilingual Counselor's Guide to Spanish is perfect for counselors interested in expanding their client base and language skill set. Featuring terminology and cultural phrases specific to the mental health profession, this text offers an easy introduction to both the Spanish language and interfacing with Spanish-speaking clients in a counseling  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roberto Swazo
ISBN: 9780415810227 0415810221 9780415699075 041569907X
OCLC Number: 819641546
Description: xiv, 196 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements --
Introduction --
Who are the Latinos-Hispanics? : a brief historical overview of their culture and people --
Cultural norms and family systems : considerations in the Hispanic/Latino culture --
An introduction and review of the Spanish language --
Counselors, social workers, and psychologists --
Interventions for school counselors and school psychologists --
Substance abuse professionals --
Developing Spanish bilingual materials and techniques on how to work with an interpreter --
References.
Responsibility: Roberto Swazo.

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Designed specifically with mental health professionals in mind, The Bilingual Counselor's Guide to Spanish is perfect for counselors interested in expanding their client base and language skill set. Featuring terminology and cultural phrases specific to the mental health profession, this text offers an easy introduction to both the Spanish language and interfacing with Spanish-speaking clients in a counseling setting. Sections of useful and practical vocabulary are followed by ¡Practique! sections, which enable to reader to put his or her developing skills to use. These sections are augmented by case studies in English and Spanish, as well as brief overviews of Latino history, customs, and social manners that will greatly enhance any counselor's depth of interaction with Spanish-speaking clients.

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"At last, a multicultural text that goes beyond awareness and knowledge to actual skills development in counseling with Spanish speaking clients! This book will help counselors both walk the walk and Read more...

 
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