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Orientation A word of welcome Purpose of the module Outcomes of the module How this module is organised for learning Reflective questions The purpose of reflective questions Suggestions on how to approach reflective questions Keeping record of your reflections Helpful hints and suggestions when writing a journal Activities Study package References PART 1: BEGINNINGS: CREATING CONTEXT Study Unit 1: Finding your personal space within the module 1.1 1.2 1.2.1 1.2.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Transformative Counselling Encounters and I How we engage with you in the module Metaphors and stories as tools of communication Enhancing self-awareness through reflexivity Sharing our story Review and connecting the dots Resources for further enrichment References 5 5 8 8 10 13 15 16 16 vii vii vii viii ix ix x x xi xi xi xiii xiii

PART 2: THE SOCIAL LANDSCAPE: LIFE WITHING THE CRACKS Study Unit 2: Surveying life within the cracks 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 The ‘cracked’ landscape Encounters with individual suffering and collective pain Contending with diversity Social upheaval and multilayers of human experience Tough questions for understanding hard-hitting problems Review and connecting the dots Resources for further enrichment References 23 23 27 30 31 33 35 35 36 iii

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Study Unit 3: Holding the cracks 3.1 3.1.1 3.1.2 3.1.3 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 Listening to the stories of other people An experience of lay counselling The bare essentials of relationship encounters Sharing warmth and understanding Some voices from within formal structures Finding your own story Locating psychology within society Review and connecting the dots Resources for further enrichment References

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