Description : COUNSELING CHILDREN covers the most practical and up-to-date methods for developing effective approaches to counseling children. Authors Charles Thompson and Donna Henderson’s text is unparalleled in its translation of theory into practice. COUNSELING CHILDREN is an easy-to-read guide that includes useful strategies and case studies to provide students with a realistic look at the counseling field. The updated text provides new CACREP-aligned learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, in addition to new coverage of multicultural issues including religion and sexual orientation. Each COUNSELING CHILDREN chapter features information on how to apply that theory to children and families of different cultural backgrounds. COUNSELING CHILDREN presents a development approach to counseling that considers age and stage differences in counseling children, adolescents, and adults. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Description : This practice-oriented text provides practical strategies for counseling children and their families. The author stresses that children must be evaluated in terms of their whole environment, including whatever positive and/or negative parental influence exists. The author focuses on ways to involve parents in the counseling process. Because all children need to be approached as individuals, the author equips readers with the skills they need to be flexible and adaptive. A range of assessment and counseling techniques are presented--including play, art, and bibliotherapy--to give counselors diverse options. Case studies and dialogues illustrate how these techniques can be applied in practice. The book stresses that no one theory of practice can fit all children and adolescents.
Description : Offers a plan for designing a developmental counseling curriculum from primary grades through high school. This book presents empirically based strategies and shows how to assess needs and design helpful interventions. It also includes play therapy, rational - emotional therapy, small group counseling, working with at-risk youth, and more.
Description : Counseling Children and Adolescents gives students the information they need to prepare for work in both school and clinical mental health settings (two CACREP--Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs--specialty areas). This text includes not only content related to developmental and counseling theories but also information on evidence-based practices across the continuum of care, diagnosis and treatment of youth, and current trends such as integrated care, mindfulness, and neuroscience. Unique to this book are sections on both the instructional and behavioral Response to Intervention (RtI) model and PBIS, examples of evidence-based practices used across settings such as Student Success Skills, Check & Connect, and trauma-focused CBT, and a review of common mental health-related disorders most often seen in youth and treatment recommendations. Ethical and legal implications are infused throughout the book, as are CACREP learning outcomes. Instructors using this textbook can also turn to its companion website to access test questions for each chapter. Expansive and practical, Counseling Children and Adolescents fills a gap in counselor preparation programs and provides an important resource that can be used across specialty areas and coursework.
Description : 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.
Description : PART I. INTRODUCTION TO COUNSELING CHILDREN. 1. Introduction to a Child's World. 2. The Counseling Process. PART II. COUNSELING THEORIES AND TECHNIQUES. 3. Psychoanalytic Counseling. 4. Reality Therapy. 5. Brief Counseling: Solution-Focused and Paradoxical Counseling Strategies. 6. Person-Centered Counseling. 7. Gestalt Therapy. 8. Rational-Emotive-Behavior Therapy and Cognitive-Behavior Therapy. 9. Behavioral Counseling. 10. Transactional Analysis. 11. Individual Psychology. 12. Family Counseling. 13. Personality Types. PART III. COUNSELING WITH CHILDREN: SPECIAL TOPICS. 14. Play Therapy. 15. Children from Different Cultures. 16. Consultation, Collaboration, Teamwork. 17. Group Counseling With Children. 18. Counseling Children with Special Concerns. 19. Counseling with Exceptional Children. 20. Legal and Ethical Issues.
Description : Counseling Children and Adolescents: Connecting Theory, Development, and Diversity reviews the most relevant theoretical approaches for counseling children and focuses on connecting key theories to application using case studies. The book’s approach is broad, addressing a range of ages, approaches, and interventions that are applicable to varied settings. Sondra Smith-Adcock and Catherine Tucker have laid out an integrated framework that focuses on development and diversity. In addition, a unique aspect of this text is its focus on neuroscience, the developing brain, and the impact of early childhood trauma on development. Each chapter in the text includes a set of case illustrations, guided activities for the student to apply independently and in the classroom, and a list of resources in print, on the web, and on film. Counseling Children and Adolescents: Connecting Theory, Development, and Diversity is part of the SAGE Counseling and Professional Identity Series, which targets specific competencies identified by CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Programs). To learn more about each text in the series, please visit www.sagepub.com/cpiseries.
Description : If we are to touch the hearts of hurting children, we must enter their world, the world of play. Play therapy honors children by meeting them in their world. Children say with toys what they have difficulty saying with words. Toys become the play therapist's tools to help unlock the healing process for wounded children. Whether you are a psychologist, a social worker, a family therapist, a pastoral counselor, a group-home worker, or a children's ministry worker, this book will help you build relationships that minister to the souls of hurting children and bring understanding to the confusion of their pain. Through these nurturing relationships, children will be freed to understand and process emotional pain.