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the art of helping others

a set of support pages for the book by Heather Smith and Mark K. Smith


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cover: the art of helping othersWhen people search for someone to help them reflect upon and improve their lives, they tend to be drawn towards those who are compassionate, committed and wise. This book explores the helping processes involved and draws upon the experiences and practice wisdom of helpers such as youth workers, housing support workers, the clergy and those working in a religious setting, and education.

book support

Introducing helping

1. Living life well

2. Knowing and being ourselves

3. Being wise

4. Relating to others

5. Making change possible

6. Deepening our helping practice

7. Getting from here to there

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The Art of Helping Others. Being around, being there, being wise was published by Jessica Kingsley in April 2008.