This article explores how outcome research findings can be used to guide strength based counseling with nursing home residents. The problems nursing home residents face are identified. The four common factors of client strengths, the counseling relationship, hope/expectancy, and model techniques are presented and guide the case illustrations. The need for research with this population is underlined.
Coven, A. B., Jezylo, M. J., & Jurowicz, K. (2016). Using Common Factors Outcome Research to Guide a Strength Based Counseling Approach with Nursing Home Residents, Michigan Journal of Counseling, 42(1), 13-23. doi:10.22237/mijoc/1441065720