Everything you need for maximum counseling results in less time! Expert Gerald Sklare provides fresh insights and new applications for solution-focused brief counseling (SFBC). Learn to: • Conduct brief, short-term sessions that lead to rapid, observable change • Create well-defined client goals • Enable clients to envision and take steps toward a more hopeful future • Maximize your time for rapid, observable student progress • Use the solution-focused principles with reluctant clients • Conduct positive, goal-oriented parent conferences • Work with individuals in school and community settings You’ll find helpful flow charts and note sheets, and invaluable practice exercises.
Author: Helen S. Hamlet
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Release Date: 2016-10-28
School Counseling Practicum and Internship: 30 Essential Lessons combines crucial counselor knowledge with the experience of experts in the field into one practical guide for addressing the real world of school counseling. Drawing on more than a decade of teaching, author Helen S. Hamlet, PhD presents a collection of lessons and techniques that includes forms, websites, activities, and current information focusing on a range of challenging issues. This unique text is a resource that practicum and internship students, counselor educators, and practicing school counselors will keep and refer to for years to come.
Author: John J. Murphy
Publisher: Pearson Merrill Prentice Hall
Release Date: 2005
Disruptive classroom behavior, failing grades, truancy, and violence are serious problems that require effective strategies to promote change. This cutting-edge publication presents a practical and empirically based approach to resolving these problems that is responsive to the time constraints and large caseloads of helping professionals. Murphy's techniques make the best use of every counseling opportunity by focusing on solutions that respect the client and utilize his or her own individual resources.
Counseling Children and Adolescents in Schools is a text and practice and application guide designed to help aspiring school psychologists and counselors gain the necessary theoretical background and skill set to work effectively with youth in schools. The dual focus on school counselors and school psychologists provides students a broader view of the different mental health professionals in the schools, with an emphasis on collaboration. This interdisciplinary text can be used across pre-practica, practica, and other school-based field experiences.
Author: John J. Murphy
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2015-01-29
The third edition of this widely adopted text covers the philosophical foundations and nuts-and-bolts of using solution-focused counseling to help preschool–12 students resolve problems. Dr. Murphy’s practical and respectful approach has been successfully applied throughout the world by school counselors, counselors-in-training, psychologists, social workers, teachers, administrators, and clinicians who work with young clients. His empowering techniques help students focus on doing what works as simply and efficiently as possible by using their strengths, resources, wisdom, and feedback. This edition includes new chapters and information on the restrictive influence of problems, strategies for building positive relationships, collecting client feedback to monitor and improve services, and coconstructing solvable problems and reachable goals. Real-life case examples, sample dialog from counseling sessions, discussion and practice exercises, troubleshooting tips, and new and expanded appendixes enhance the book’s classroom and clinical utility. A complimentary test manual and PowerPoint slides for instructors’ use are available by written request to ACA. *Requests for digital versions from the ACA can be found on wiley.com. *To request print copies, please visit the ACA website.
Author: Dorothy J. Blum, Ed.D.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2010-06-28
An updated edition of an essential go-to resource for school counselors Since 1997 The School Counselor's Book of Lists has offered counselors a wealth of relevant and much-needed information written in concise and user-friendly language. A quick, easy guide for finding information on almost any topic pertinent to school counselors, the book covers everything from writing student assessments and dealing with school crises to setting budgets and running effective meetings. In order to address the transformed role of school counselors, the contents of this comprehensive second edition map to the American School Counselor Association's National Model for Counseling Programs. Includes hundreds of helpful lists offering guidelines, strategies, trends, and resources Officially endorsed by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) The first edition was a bestselling title for school counselors Addresses the pressing issues faced by today's school counselors This revised edition is appropriate for school counseling graduate programs as well as to practitioners in the K-12 field.
Author: Rick Auger
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
Release Date: 2015-01-27
The American School Counselor Association (ASCA) National Model urges school counselors to know every student and broaden their knowledge of mental health disorders. With more students in need of mental health services than ever before, the timing is ideal for a guide that equips staff to meet these challenges. The School Counselor’s Mental Health Sourcebook provides tools for keeping students on track, including: Methods for addressing many disorders, including anxiety, autism, and other disruptive behavior disorders Intervention strategies that work Effective ways to collaborate with families from various cultures The impact of culture and race on a child’s mental health Communicating with teachers and families about students’ needs Rick Auger describes the disorders and strategies with a balance of simplicity and clinical depth. This time-saving resource gives busy school counselors strategies for helping students succeed in school and in life.
Author: Christopher A. Sink
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2010-02-26
Featuring the work of some of the most highly respected counselor educators in the field, MENTAL HEALTH INTERVENTIONS FOR SCHOOLS provides a collaborative how to guide for both preventive and intervention-oriented counseling in school settings. This exciting new first edition delivers up-to-the-minute coverage of the most common mental health or psychosocial/emotional issues and disorders facing schoolchildren and youth--issues that can negatively impact their learning and long-term educational development. Each chapter offers a solid overview of a mental health concern and then focuses on school- and research-based actions that are preventive and intervention oriented as well as proven effective in school settings. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Sarah Edison Knapp
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2013-07-23
Features assignments and exercises to meet the changing needs of school counselors and school social workers The School Counseling and School Social Work Homework Planner, Second Edition provides you with an array of ready-to-use, between-session assignments designed to fit virtually every therapeutic mode. This easy-to-use sourcebook features: 75 ready-to-copy exercises covering the most common issues encountered in school settings, such as study and organizational skill deficits and academic motivation/underachievement, as well as "outside" issues such as blended families, divorce, substance abuse, teen pregnancy, and parenting skill deficits A quick-reference format—the interactive assignments are grouped by presenting problems including learning difficulties, disruptive classroom behavior, self-esteem building, bullying, and school violence Expert guidance on how and when to make the most efficient use of the exercises Assignments cross-referenced to The School Counseling and School Social Work Treatment Planner, Second Edition—so you can quickly identify the right exercise for a given situation or problem A CD-ROM that contains all the exercises in a word-processing format—allowing you to customize them to suit you and your clients' unique styles and needs Additional resources in the Practice Planners® series: Treatment Planners cover all the necessary elements for developing formal treatment plans, including detailed problem definitions, long-term goals, short-term objectives, therapeutic interventions, and DSM™ diagnoses. Documentation Sourcebooks provide the forms and records that mental health professionals need to efficiently run their practice. For more information on our PracticePlanners® products, including our full line of Treatment Planners, visit us on the web at: www.wiley.com/practiceplanners
This book provides 100+ creative activities for helping the child and the problem. In individual counselling with children, we need to connect with the child, gather information about the child and their needs, explore the problem, implement and create a plan together, and then assess if the plan is working. Various contact forms, referrals, feedback forms, and information gathering activities are included along with activities to assist in understanding and dealing with the problem. In addition, creative activities are shared to deal with specific problem areas of: Feelings; Self-Concept; Friendship; Academic Support; Behavior; Divorce; and Death.
Reach ALL students and prove how critical your counseling program is! Data can make the difference for today’s embattled school counseling programs, and this insightful book shows how to collect and manage it. Aligned with current research and the ASCA standards, this essential resource includes a complete set of user-friendly tools and templates for data collection, action-planning and reporting. Readers will learn how to: Develop a robust counseling curriculum that supports the Common Core Standards and drop-out prevention Replace “random acts of guidance” with intentional, well-timed interventions that are based on student needs Measure progress through pre- and post-assessments Deliver compelling reports that demonstrate your program’s impact
Author: Richard D. Parsons
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
Release Date: 2007
Counseling Strategies that Work targets the unique, day-to-day problems encountered by today's school counselor and provides a new perspective on treatment selection. This text is an anthology of intervention strategies that are rooted in scientific evidence supporting their effectiveness when applied to the day-to-day "problems" confronting today's school counselor. It is an excellent source for counseling techniques courses or as a reading assigned as part of their field placement experiences, as well as a useful reference text for all those currently employed as school counselors. Every chapter provides a blending of theory, practice and guided, personalized application. The content is broken down succinctly, beginning with a brief introduction to the nature of the problems being addressed before delving into a detailed presentation with case illustration of the application of an intervention strategy. Each chapter includes: A brief introduction to the nature of the problems being addressed. Precis of sample research supporting a specific intervention technique. Detailed presentation with case illustration of the application of the intervention strategy. A listing of clinical recommendations for direct application. A list of web based and literature based resources of additional material.