The authors undertook a grounded theory study (Cutcliff & Zinck, 2011) that resulted in a four-stage theory of hope inspiration for PLWHA.
COUNSELING IMPLICATIONS OF THE THEORY OF HOPE INSPIRATION
As a guide for counselors and clients, the theory of hope inspiration illustrates the process of restoring hope and highlights that it is socially constructed (Cutcliffe & Zinck, 2011; Gergen, 2009).
Each arises from the emerging theory of hope inspiration and thus is grounded in the words, positions, and experiences of the study participants.
Stage two of the Cutcliffe and Zinck (2011) theory of hope inspiration, Turning from death to life, involves discovery, development, and utilization of a client's resources, internal and external.
Thus, facilitating a client's development of networking skills is a counseling intervention that bridges theory of hope inspiration stages two, Turning from death to life, and three, Finding acceptance and reconciliation.
As an intervention, networking meets aspects of stages two and three in the theory of hope inspiration (see Table 1).
It is a key to Finding new meaning, which is stage four of the theory of hope inspiration (Cutcliffe & Zinck, 2011).
Celebrating its 19th anniversary in 2012, the BioNJ Annual Dinner Meeting, Awards Program and Networking event with its theme of Friends Hope Inspiration
has grown from a small gathering of companies to now serving as a signature event that brings the New Jersey biotechnology community together.