Counseling-Infused Audiologic Care
Counseling-Infused Audiologic Care, written by John Greer Clark, PhD and Kristina M. English, PhD, is developed as a straight forward, practical guide to audiological rehabilitation. Founded on evidence-based practice, the authors present counseling principlesthat lead to an enhanced appreciation for and understanding of the audiologist's fundamental role in helping patients to 1) fully appreciate the impact of hearing loss, 2) form their own internal motivation to move forward with rehabilitation, and 3) ultimately attain the personal empowerment requisite to successful execution of treatment recommendations.
The text emphasizes the humanistic side of audiology through a personal adjustment counseling approach, along with clear descriptions, and frequent demonstration presented through vignettes of day-to-day application of counseling and hearing rehabilitation principles, this is a balanced, hands-on, practical guide to a patient-centered approach to audiologic treatment.
The American Academy of Audiology and the American Board of Audiology allows audiology practitioners to receive continuing education credits by reading Counseling-Infused Audiologic Care and taking a multiple examination assessment after each of five modules (each comprised of several chapters).
John Greer Clark and Kristina M. English
Clark, J. G., & English, K. M. (2013). Counseling-Infused Audiologic Care. Pearson Higher Ed.