Genetic Counseling Practice

by Bonnie S. LeRoy (Editor), Patricia M. Veach (Editor), Nancy P. Callanan (Editor)

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.

Book Details

Publication Date
September 09, 2020
Publisher
Page count
416
ISBN
9781119529866
Paper ISBN
9781119529859
File size
4 MB