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The Compact Language Guide English - German for Professionals in Health & Social Care

Original title in German: Helfende Gespräche auf Englisch.
Der kompakte Sprachführer für psychosoziale und pädagogische Arbeitsfelder
by Nadine Seiler & Denis Judge
published in May 2012

Overview

The authoritative reference guide for professionals in health and social care in a practical pocketbook format.

This book provides guidance on effective communication in English whilst drawing on a range of tools used in psychotherapy, mediation, social work and social pedagogy. The guide is aimed at German-speaking professionals including psychologists, psychotherapists, medical professionals, social workers, pedagogues, international aid and development workers and students in these and related areas.

Book reviews

Praise for the comprehensive version of the language guide:

'I am truly amazed at the detail the authors have gone to in categorising a range of settings, contexts and possible conversations...The presentation is very clear and easy to follow. A beautifully executed piece of work!'
Susie Hayward, Psychotherapist, Member of the National Catholic Safeguarding Commission and Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, London

'For all those who wish to use the English language with virtuosity and precision whilst working in a social care or counselling setting. This language guide will be of great interest to academics and practitioners alike.'
Jan G. Thivissen, Master of Science in Social Work, Lecturer at the University of Niederrhein, Germany

'People often ask "Why do we still need reference works, if everything can be looked up on the internet?" This book is a good example that shows that not everything can be found on the internet. The book is a niche product for a small target audience who will enjoy working with it.'
Wolfgang Dohrmann, Author, socialnet.de

'With this publication the helping professions have finally found a reliable source to to learn the English language and apply it in their professional practice.'
Prof. Fritz Gründger, in: Soziale Arbeit, Deutsches Zentralinstitut für soziale Fragen (DZI) und Senatsverwaltung für Gesundheit und Soziales des Landes Berlin

'I would recommend this guide to any professional preparing to work in a health or social care setting in an English-speaking country.
Conny Fricke, Qualified Social Worker and Social Pedagogue, Transform Housing and Support, London

What a wonderful resource for our social work students! I am truly impressed!
Dagmar Preiss-Allesch, Head of the International Office, EHB University Berlin

Purchase book

Order your book copy here:
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Compact English-German Counselling

Praise for the comprehensive version of the language guide:

'With this publication the helping professions have finally found a reliable source to learn the English language and apply it in their professional practice.'
Prof. Dr. Fritz Gründger

'I would recommend this guide to any professional preparing to work in a health or social care setting in an English-speaking country.'
Conny Fricke

'This book is a good example that shows that not everything can be found on the internet.'
Wolfgang Dohrmann

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