Description : The mission of this forty-eight chapter Handbook is to provide a comprehensive reference source that integrates counseling theory, research and practice into one volume. It is designed to meet the needs of entry-level practitioners from their initial placement in schools through their first three to five years of practice. It will also be of interest to experienced school counselors, counselor educators, school researchers, and counseling representatives within state and local governments.
Description : Offers counselors the tools to provide effective support and intervention for students with disabilities, including advice on working with students' families and meeting federal regulations and guidelines.
Description : From two experienced and passionate school counselor educators comes a thorough revision of Developing an Effective and Accountable School Counseling Program. Embraced by professors and students alike for its accessible writing style and practical applications, the text retains well-liked features such as case studies, margin notes, and stimulus questions. The text has been expanded and thoroughly updated to reflect, among other important developments in the field, the ASCA National Model for School Counseling programs, the school counseling specialty standards articulated by CACREP, and the increasing focus on being able to define and measure accountability in school counseling programs. Book jacket.
Description : For practicing and training school counselors and others who work with elementary students in schools, Greenberg (U. of Maryland-College Park) explains how to integrate group counseling into a comprehensive guidance and counseling program in schools. His underlying assumption is that school counsel
Description : A landmark publication, The Handbook of Counseling defines the field of counselling - how it has developed, the current state of the discipline and profession, and where this dynamic field is going. Edited and with chapters contributed by the leaders in counselling education and research, including several past-presidents of the American Counselling Association, this Handbook is comprehensive in its scope.
Description : Featuring new chapters on bullying, sexual assault, natural disasters, eating disorders, and cultural considerations, the second edition of this highly popular Handbook provides a one-stop reference for mental health professionals who face a bewildering variety of school-based crises. Key features include a focus on both prevention and intervention and ongoing discussions of the research that underlies best practice. Like the first edition, chapters follow a parallel structure that includes: *the incidence, prevalence, and impact of the crisis; *theories regarding precipitating factors; *discussion of who is at risk for encountering the crisis; *primary prevention activities; *methods of working with high-risk clients; *developmentally-appropriate methods and intervention activities for individuals; and *developmentally-appropriate methods and activities for groups. The result is an unusually coherent volume that is suitable for graduate work in school psychology, school counseling, school social work, and school nursing, or as a reference work for in-service practitioners.
Description : Noted authorities in multicultural counseling contribute chapters covering important topics such as: promoting academic achievement, individual counseling, group counseling, family consultation, career development, violence prevention, training and consultation. The second edition of the classic book focuses on the practice of multicultural counseling in K-12 school settings. The book sets itself apart from other multicultural books in that it does not attempt to provide information that is racial-ethnic specific; rather, it provides general principles of multicultural practice which are illustrated by reference to one or more racial-ethnic groups. Current theory and research are clearly reviewed with direct reference to the improvement of practice. New to this edition are chapters covering: Educational Reform and Multicultural Counseling in the Context of Standard-Based School Improvement; Working with Immigrant Groups; and Working with Disabled Students Across Cultures.School Counselors, Educators in Multicultural Classroom settings.
Description : This practical handbook, designed to complement a theoretical text, is perfect for students who will be entering the workforce as school counselors as well as for seasoned school counselors who are ready to implement change in their programs. The book emphasizes developing, organizing, and administering school counseling programs. It not only explains to readers how to develop a school counseling program, but it also goes the extra step in teaching the skills needed and the process of developing a program. After completing this handbook, readers will be prepared to organize or reorganize their school guidance program on a developmental, comprehensive basis.