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Genetic Counseling Practice: Advanced Concepts and Skills Ed 2 (2020)

English | ISBN: 1119529859 | 2020 | 416 Pages | PDF | 4 MB

The second edition of Genetic Counseling Practice: Advanced Concepts and Skills, provides in-depth content regarding the advanced competencies for meeting patient needs across the changing landscape of genetic counseling practice. The content aligns with the Reciprocal Engagement Model (REM) of practice which integrates the biomedical knowledge and psychosocial aspects of genetic counseling.
This edition has been revised and expanded to reflect advances made in the present-day field. Edited by a team two genetic counselors and a psychologist, the chapters offer a holistic picture of genetic counseling. Chapter authors are all recognized experts in the profession. The chapters are grounded in evidence-based practice and research. Each chapter includes learning activities to help readers apply concepts and skills. Featured topic areas include:
Meeting the needs of culturally diverse patients
Addressing challenging patient dynamics
Working with children, adolescents and families
Using emerging service delivery models for genetic counseling
Engaging in self-reflective, deliberate practice
Promoting genetic counselor professional development
Genetic Counseling Practice is an indispensable guide to the complex and evolving field of genetic counseling, and this updated second edition will help practitioners and trainees alike navigate its most pressing and practical challenges with skill and care.