As genetic medicine and testing continue to expand, so the role of the genetic counselor is transforming and evolving. Genetic Counseling Practice: Advanced Concepts and Skills is the first text to address ways that genetic counselors can deepen their skills to meet expanding practice demands. This timely resource not only helps readers further develop their abilities to gather relevant data and interpret it for patients, it also aids them in surpassing their usual role by truly understanding patient situations, incorporating patient values into clinical practice, providing in-depth support, and facilitating thoroughly informed, autonomous decisions. Edited by an expert cross-disciplinary team consisting of a genetic counseling program director, a licensed psychologist, and a nurse/bioethicist/family social scientist, this authoritative reference provides specific and detailed instruction in addressing psychosocial aspects of genetic counseling practice and professional development and training issues of genetic counselors.

Key Features:-

  • Provides a process view of genetic counselor service provision; i.e., skills that promote desired ge
  • Includes experiential activities in every chapter to help readers apply concepts and skills
  • Draws on the experience of widely recognized experts in genetic counseling theory, practice, and res
  • Features numerous specific, real-life examples from clinical practice

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PublisherJohn Wiley
BindingPaper Back
Publish YearJanuary 2010