Description : COUNSELING CHILDREN covers the most practical and up-to-date methods for developing effective approaches to counseling children. Donna Henderson and Charles Thompson's text is unparalleled in its translation of theory into practice. This easy-to-read guide includes useful strategies and case studies to provide students with a realistic look at the counseling field. To further prepare readers for their professional work, the ninth edition includes 2014 ACA ethical standards, best practice guidelines for typical and atypical children's problems, and fresh ideas that facilitate understanding of the world of the child. Expanded coverage of children who have special concerns and of family interventions provides readers with effective ways to deliver interventions across multiple settings. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Description : Inspired by the successful and time-tested “Elements of” format, this concise, accessible and flexible primer gives students in school counseling, school psychology, and child and family counseling/therapy essential, direct advice working with children and adolescent clients in both school and clinical settings.
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 : 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 : Covering all the major approaches to counseling children and adolescents—including psychodynamic, Adlerian, person-centered, cognitive-behavioral, rational-emotive, reality therapy, solution focused, and family systems—Counseling and Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents, Fourth Edition equips you to become familiar with the latest thinking and practice in counseling and psychotherapeutic interventions with children and adolescents.
Description : Counseling Children is a highly acclaimed, introductory guide to counseling children and to the practical issues of communicating with children in a counselling context. In this Second Edition, Kathryn Geldard and David Geldard relate the theory and practice of counseling children in a highly accessible, practical, and jargon-free style.
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 : “This is a serious yet understandable book that needs to be on every counselor’s bookshelf. It makes a superb text for child and adolescent counseling courses or an excellent supplementary resource for theories courses. The case material is outstanding, and professors will find the content alignment with the CACREP Standards particularly helpful. The broad expertise of the authors speaks to a general audience, and they provide accurate, clear, and relevant information on neuroscience that is immediately useful. In short, this is a significant contribution to our profession.” —Allen E. Ivey, EdD, ABPP Distinguished University Professor (Emeritus) University of Massachusetts Amherst “This groundbreaking and comprehensive text is a must-have for any helping professional who works with today’s youth. This powerful resource contains the latest knowledge and research about neurocounseling and neuroscience, and the neuro-informed strategies and techniques are particularly helpful. This book is one that you will definitely want in your library.” —Lori A. Russell-Chapin, PhD Bradley University This innovative text is the first to illustrate how neuroscience concepts can be translated and applied to counseling with children and adolescents. Drs. Field and Ghoston discuss general principles for child and adolescent counseling before examining neurophysiological development from birth to age 18. They then provide in-session examples of neuroscience-informed approaches to behavior modification, play therapy, cognitive behavior therapy, biofeedback, neurofeedback, and therapeutic lifestyle change with diverse clients in a variety of settings. Each chapter contains knowledge and skill-building material for counselors-in-training; counselor educators; and practitioners in schools, hospitals, residential facilities, and outpatient clinics. Text features include learning objectives, alignment with the CACREP Standards specific to child and adolescent counseling, explanatory diagrams, reflection questions to prompt deep processing of the material, case vignettes to demonstrate how to apply neuroscience concepts to counseling work, and quiz questions to test knowledge of key concepts. In addition, the text includes an extensive neuroscience glossary. *Requests for digital versions from the ACA can be found on wiley.com. *To request print copies, please visit the ACA website here. *Reproduction requests for material from books published by ACA should be directed to [email protected] Thomas A. Field, PhD, is an assistant professor of psychiatry in the Mental Health Counseling and Behavioral Medicine program at Boston University School of Medicine. Michelle R. Ghoston, PhD, is an assistant professor at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
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.