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Published: 23 May 2017

448 Pages

8-1/2 x 11 inches

ISBN: 9780190297305

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Critical Thinking for Helping Professionals

A Skills-Based Workbook

Fourth Edition

Eileen Gambrill and Leonard Gibbs

  • Attention to knowledge as well as ignorance in making decisions
  • Attention to ethical issues
  • Exercises informed by real life obstacles and dilemmas in professional decision making, and designed to engage students in thinking critically about decisions
  • Inclusion of group as well as individual exercises
  • Content informed by research in related areas, such as expertise and common forms of propaganda
  • Highlights the close relationship between the process of evidence-based practice and critical thinking
  • Attention to the context of practice such (e.g. ever-present advertising of medications)
  • Encourages advocacy to decrease avoidable miseries
  • Identifies many useful websites and other resources of value
  • Attention to understanding of what science is and what it is not and the close relationship between ethics and views of knowledge

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