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The social construction of counsellor identity in a South African context

by Du Preez, Elizabeth.

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CHAPTER 1 1 THE PRE-CONCERT TALK 1 Your Guide to Listening (Part I) 3 The Researcher as Composer 3 Academic and Training Background 3 Composing in a South African Context – The Changing Role of the Psychological Service Providers in South Africa 4 Style of Composing 11 A Qualitative Social Constructionist Inquiry 12 The Research Process (Part II) 18 The Purpose of the Study 19 Creating a Referential Context 19 Introductory Comment 20 Position 1 – Narrative Counsellor 21 Position 2 – Trainer 23 Position 3: Researcher 28 A Personal- Experience-Through-Narrative Research Inquiry 29 Production of Texts 31 Written Stories 32 Journals 32 Visual Projects 33 Literature 33 Analysis of Texts 34 Internal Conditions 35 External Conditions 36 Analysis of Written Narratives and Journals 36 Analysis of Visual Data 38 Process of Analysis 38 The Trustworthiness of Narrative Analysis (Is This Valid/True Knowledge?) 40 Credibility 41 Correspondence 42 Coherence 43 The Pragmatic Use of Research Report 43 Conclusion 43
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School:University of Pretoria/Universiteit van Pretoria

School Location:South Africa

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:postmodernism counselors narrative therapy constructivism

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