The Handbook of Structured Life Review
The Structured Life Review Process 1st New edition
Normal Price: $74.00
Your Price: $66.60 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $6.95 per order
You Save: $7.40! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $3.33 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Handbook of Structured Life Review by Barbara K. Haight
Book DescriptionReminiscence, life review, life story, autobiography, etc., are popular activities undertaken with or by older adults, whether for personal or therapeutic reasons. The act of reminiscing takes many forms, often very freeform, but this book presents a specific, structured approoach that has been extensively researched and found to provide measurable therapeutic benefits.Haight's Life Review process involves eight one-hour sessions that are organized around Erik Erikson's eight developmental accomplishments, or life stages: trust (early childhood), autonomy and initiative (childhood), industry (early adolescence), identity (adolescence), intimacy (early adulthood), generativity (older adulthood), and integrity (old age). Some people have not achieved one or more of these goals over the course of their lifetimes and the Life Review process offers an opportunity to rethink experiences in a way that helps them achieve these goals through understanding and acceptance of the past. Although this Life Review process has been used effectively with teenagers and other populations, the target audience for this book is older adults, especially those who have had difficult lives, to help them achieve integrity, which is an acceptance of the life lived rather than despair over it.The book describes in detail the role of the interviewer (Therapeutic Listener) and of the Life Reviewer. A chapter is devoted to each session, describing goals and instructions for the session along with sample dialogue from actual listeners - reviewers that illustrate the types of experiences and responses that may be elicited. Much of the text focuses on methods to be used by Listeners to facilitate the reminiscence process, including communication techniques, counseling techniques, assessment techniques, and even how to arrange the physical space to maximize comfort and minimize distractions. Different types of participants are described and effective methods of interviewing them are offered, always with case study examples that demonstrate the techniques.
Buy Handbook of Structured Life Review book by Barbara K. Haight from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781932529272
(249mm x 175mm x 8mm)
Imprint: Health Professions Press,U.S.
Publisher: Health Professions Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 15-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Barbara K. Haight
Working with Older Adults: Group Process and Technique, Paperback (March 2005)
Continues the rich generative tradition of influencing students and care workers in their work with older people. Beginning with an overview of the changing world of aging, the book goes on to address practical principles and guidelines for group work. From multidisciplinary perspectives come creative ideas for group work.
Art and Science of Reminiscing, Hardback (April 1995)» View all books by Barbara K. Haight
Presenting reminiscing from a multi-disciplinary perspective, this book examines the theory of and research on reminiscing. It also discusses the different ways of conducting life review interviews and explores therapeutic applications.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Handbook of Structured Life Review book by Barbara K. Haight and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Barbara K. Haight
Dr. Barbara Haight is Professor Emeritus at the College of Nursing, Medical University of South Carolina. Recently retired, Barbara conducted 8 research projects over 25 years developing the structured life review process and supervised numerous students and colleagues in the practice of life review. She was the first president of the International Life Review and Reminiscing Society and has conducted hands-on life review projects in the United States, England, Japan, and most recently Northern Ireland. She is co-editor of two books on reminiscing and life review, plus one on group process, and is widely published in the field of life review and gerontology.Barbara is a fellow emeritus in the Gerontological Society of America where she founded and conducted a special interest group on reminiscence. She is also a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, and in the Florence Nightingale Society.|Barrett S. Haight retired as a Colonel from the U.S. Army after serving 23 years in a variety of increasing positions throughout the world. He then worked for The Citadel Development Foundation as its Director of Estate Planning for 17 years. During these periods, Barrett taught undergraduate courses in business and constitutional law and graduate courses in Health Care Law at the Medical University of South Carolina.Barrett has authored articles for the Dickinson Law Review and The U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. Additionally he edited Focus, the newsletter of The Citadel Development Foundation. In his second retirement, he co-authored an article on reminiscence for the Encyclopedia of Gerontology and served as editor for many health care submissions.Both Barbara and Barrett are presently interested in using the Structured Life Review Process to help combat veterans who have returned from war. The Haights have 5 grown, successful children and 7 grandchildren. They live on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.