Foreword by Shirley Morgenstein. Preface. Acknowledgments. Chapter 1. Counseling in Clinical Practice: Overview. Chapter 2. Positive Psychology: In Brief. Chapter 3. Good Counselors: Knowledge, Skills, Characteristics, and Attitudes. Chapter 4. Communication Counseling With Parents of Children With or At Risk for Disability, With Holly Damico and Jack Damico. Chapter 5. Counseling Issues with Children Who Have Communication Disorders. Chapter 6. Communication Counseling with Adult Clients and Their Families for Whom Progression is Toward Improvement. Chapter 7. Communication Counseling with Adult Clients and Their Families for Whom Progression is Toward Deterioration. Chapter 8. There's an Elephant in the Room: Issues in Death and Dying, Stan Goldberg. Chapter 9. Teaching Resilience and Optimism to Families and Persons with Communication Disorders: Some Workshop Formats. Index.
Audrey L. Holland, PhD, CCC, BC/NCD is Regents' Professor Emerita of Speech and Hearing Sciences at the University of Arizona. Her areas of expertise include working with adults who have aphasia and other neurologic communication disorders, aspects of aging, and counseling individuals with disabilities. She has served on the Advisory Council for the U.S. National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders (NIH), the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Prosthetics and Special Disabilities, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and was a member of the Advisory Committee of the National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research. She is a recipient of the Honors of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She also received the Clinical Achievement Award from the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences, and the Professional Achievement Award from the Council of Graduate Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders.++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++Ryan L. Nelson, PhD, is a Doris B. Hawthorne-BORSF Endowed Professor at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Dr. Nelson's research and clinical practice primarily focus on language and literacy impairment in children. Communication counseling with children and their families from a wellness perspective is also a critical part of his work. Before moving to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Dr. Nelson was a faculty member at the University of Texas at El Paso. He has worked as a speech-language pathologist in public schools and has published in the areas of literacy, ADHD, autism, and qualitative research.