Item description for The Minister as Crisis Counselor Revised Edition by David K. Switzer...
Overview Long recognized as the definitive crisis-counseling volume for the active minister, The Minister as Crisis Counselor is now thoroughly modernized to incorporate recent contributions to the field. David K. Switzer offers a comprehensive examination of both the theory and the method of crisis counseling as it relates specifically to active working pastors.
Long recognized as the definitive crisis-counseling volume for the active minister, The Minister as Crisis Counselor is now thoroughly modernized to incorporate recent contributions to the field. David K. Switzer offers a comprehensive examination of both the theory and the method of crisis counseling as it relates specifically to active working pastors.
Chapter titles include: The Minister, the Congregation, and Community Crisis Services; Intervening in the Suicidal Crisis; The Minister and Divorce Crises; Intervening in a Pathological Grief Reaction: A Case Study; The Minister's Role and Functioning in the Crisis of Grief; Intervening in Family Crises; Intervention Procedures; Methods of Crisis Counseling; Crisis Theory: Definition, Description, Dynamics; The Minister as Crisis Counselor.
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Format: Large Print
Studio: Abingdon Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.52" Width: 5.52" Height: 0.7" Weight: 0.81 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 1986
Publisher Abingdon Church Supplies
ISBN 0687269547 ISBN13 9780687269549
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More About David K. Switzer
Switzer is Emeritus Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling, Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University.
David K. Switzer currently resides in the state of Texas. David K. Switzer was born in 1925.
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Reviews - What do customers think about The Minister as Crisis Counselor Revised Edition?
A Great Resource for Anyone Who Works With People in Crisis Jun 28, 2000
The Minister as Crisis Counselor presents clear, practical information on different types of crises and how to intervene in a positive way that allows the person to survive, grow and maintain their personal autonomy. Included is a discussion of crisis theory, crisis counseling and crisis intervention. David Switzer emphasizes the unique opportunity the minister has to contribute to the mental and spritual health of their congregation. This book is written for ordained ministers; however, as a lay minister, I found that much of it applies to my work.