Using Common Factors Outcome Research to Guide a Strength Based Counseling Approach with Nursing Home Residents

Citation data:

Michigan Journal of Counseling: Research, Theory, and Practice, ISSN: 1944-821X, Vol: 42, Issue: 1, Page: 13-23

Publication Year:
2015
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Repository URL:
https://digitalcommons.wayne.edu/mijoc/vol42/iss1/3
DOI:
10.22237/mijoc/1441065720
Author(s):
Coven, Arnold B.; Jezylo, Mary Jo; Jurowicz, Katarzyna
Publisher(s):
Wayne State University Library System
Tags:
common factors; strength based counseling; case illustrations
article description
This article explores how outcome research findings can be used to guide strength based counseling with nursing home residents. The problems nursing home residents face are identified. The four common factors of client strengths, the counseling relationship, hope/expectancy, and model techniques are presented and guide the case illustrations. The need for research with this population is underlined.