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Counseling Children and Adolescents in Schools

by Robyn S. Hess, Sandy Magnuson, Linda M. Beeler

Counseling Children and Adolescents in Schools Synopsis

Counseling Children and Adolescents in Schools is a text and workbook designed to help aspiring school practitioners (school psychologists, school counsellors, and school social workers) gain the necessary theoretical background and skill set to work effectively with youth in schools. The text covers all the basic therapeutic models used in working with children, such as: Alderian therapy; play therapy; group therapy; brief therapy; cognitive-behavioral therapy, and more. It also contains chapters that outline the context in which these services are received and special chapters on ethical and legal issues in schools, accountability in service delivery, and working with family and school personnel. The workbook works in conjunction with the text, chapter by chapter, and provides full length cases, application of each model to the case, full session transcripts, tip boxes, and critical thinking questions, and more.

Counseling Children and Adolescents in Schools Press Reviews

With the expanded role of school psychologists to be mental health service providers, a textbook geared toward graduate students developing counseling skills is essential. -- Michelle M. Perfect The examples (and transcripts) used throughout the (workbook) supplement are great! It is wonderful to see that the workbook focuses on school-based examples. Also, I loved that it focuses on counseling skills that school psychologists will use. This book is a must read for all school practitioners. It targets school counselors and school psychologists-two areas of specialization that you often do not find written about together! Also, the book offers a broad range of valuable information that will be used extensively in the schools. -- Bridget Roberts-Pittman, Ph.D., HSPP, LMFT This text is a much needed, and well-considered introduction to school-based counseling for graduate students in school counseling and school psychology. The authors address the unique experiences of school-based helping professionals through a concise and coherent critique of counseling theories that are well suited for school-based practice. -- Natasha K. Segool Without question this is the most exciting information that I have read toward equipping school counselors to serve children and adolescents. -- Wanda L. Staley 'Counseling Children and Adolescents in the Schools' is a much appreciated and long awaited text to prepare graduate students in the helping fields. I highly recommend it for publication and would look forward to using it as a guide for my future lectures. -- Darren E. Dobrinski

Book Information

ISBN: 9781412990875
Publication date: 19th January 2012
Author: Robyn S. Hess, Sandy Magnuson, Linda M. Beeler
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 440 pages
Categories: Education: care & counselling of students,

About Robyn S. Hess, Sandy Magnuson, Linda M. Beeler

Robyn S. Hess is a Professor and Chair of the Department of School Psychology at the University of Northern Colorado. She earned her doctorate in School Psychology in 1993 and her M.S. in Counseling Psychology in 1987. Dr. Hess blends her experience as a counselor, school psychologist, and academician together to provide a scholarly, yet practical, approach to understanding counseling and mental health promotion within schools. She has published both nationally and internationally in the areas of culturally responsive assessment and intervention strategies, coping and stress in children and adolescents, and school completion among high-risk youth. Her teaching assignments over the ...

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